The AARC serves the needs of individuals with autism spectrum disorders, their families, caregivers, and service providers throughout the state of Alaska. We provide information, referral*, training, and consultation* via on-site and distance delivery. The Alaska Autism Resource Center (AARC) is a project of the Special Education Service Agency (SESA) located in Anchorage, Alaska.
*AARC is not a direct service provider, and does not provide medical referral or consultation. We can direct you to providers that offer the service you are looking for, or resources that may meet your needs.
To increase understanding and support for Alaskans of all ages with autism spectrum disorder via collaboration with families, schools and communities throughout the state.
Provide referral information to families seeking diagnostic and support services for their family member with ASD.
Team with other organizations and agencies to broaden the scope and availability of autism services in Alaska.
Provide in-service training to school district personnel, families, and community members in remote, rural, and urban Alaska.
Work with community, medical, and adult service providers to increase understanding of and appropriate services for individuals with autism spectrum disorder.
Provide up-to-date,information on all aspects of ASD via in-person and distance consultation.
Maintain a user-friendly website.