Since 2013, the Autism Academy for Education and Development (AAED) has opened three campuses in the Metro Phoenix area.  Our teaching staff is equipped and trained to provide an environment for learning through use of different and adaptable curriculums, small group instruction, structured classrooms, schedules and a variety of specials to keep students engaged in learning.  Students collaborate, communicate, think, experiment, and reflect throughout each day. The strategies utilized by our staff are aimed at providing students with the skills and knowledge to make decisions, to be successful in school, and to open doors for career development.

Students at AAED show measurable growth in academics, behavior, and socialization. They are creating friendships, obtaining jobs, building strong values and going on to further education.


Autism Academy for Education and Development is fully accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Schools Western Association of Schools and Colleges 533 Airport Blvd., Suite 200, Burlingame, CA 94010 

WASC accreditation is an ongoing cycle whereby schools demonstrate the capacity, commitment, and competence to support high-quality student learning and ongoing school improvement. The WASC accreditation process validates the integrity of a school’s program and student transcripts.

We are also a certified K–12 private day school approved by the Arizona Department of Education to provide special education services for students with autism.