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A Special Connection Foundation

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1555 S. Gilbert Rd.
Mesa, Arizona 85204
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A Special Connection Foundation provides exceptional care and specialized services that empower and encourage special needs individuals to reach their fullest potential and lead fulfilling lives as independently as possible.


A Special Center
Our convienently located 10,290 square foot Mesa, AZ facility is separated into age-appropriate spaces, habilitation focus stations, and activity areas each specially designed to provide optimum achivement and growth.

Teen Sector
Teens have a host of activities to choose from including Wii, Foosball, board gamse, big screen TV, arts and crafts, and arcade games!

Kids Fun Zone
5000 sq ft of FUN, FUN, FUN! Basketball hoop, kick ball, dress-up room, video game room, arts & crafts, playhouse, board games, and a movie theatre!

Habilitation Focus Stations
Kitchen, bathrooms, dressing rooms, 8 computer stations, quiet station, American Sign Language, Money, Letters, Time, Numbers-Colors-Shapes, Who am I, Community Safety Signs, Functional Reading, Matching (Fine Motor Skills), Emotions (Social Skills), and Library Corner.

Resource Tap
We have created a quiet work area for parents with an organized abundance of parent resources. "Helpful Tips to Better Manage Your Life with a Special Needs Child" is a monthly class that is open to all parents of special needs children. This is a course given by experienced parents of special needs kids. Call for schedule and details.

Therapy Clinic and Therapy Outreach
This room offers our unique families a variety of services throughout the year and new services are always being added. We bring in a dentist to do basic checkups, arrange for flu shots during flu season, blood drives, hearing tests, vision exams, and even a CPA to help you with your taxes. New services are always been added. 

Areas Served:

Maricopa County, Arizona

Services Provided:

  • Developmental Disabilities including children
  • Attendant Care-ATC
  • Habilitation Hourly-HAH
  • Respite-RSP
  • Day Treatment and Training, Summer-DTS