Daniel Openden Archives

SARRC offers independent living classes for adults with autism


As Arizona families send their children off to school this month, the Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC), First Place and GateWay Community College are going in a partnership that will allow adults with autism to attend college classes to learn independent living, interpersonal and career readiness skills. Classes started this week. As a result… Read More →

SARRC, Bashas’ ‘ Team Up for Autism ’


Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC) and the Bashas’ Family of Stores are partnering during the month of March to “Team Up for Autism” as part of the Bashas’ Charity of the Month program. Throughout March, customers at the 120 Bashas’, Food City, and AJ’s Fine Food Stores throughout Arizona have the opportunity to… Read More →

Openden Named SARRC President and CEO

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This month, Daniel Openden, Ph.D, BCBA-D, begins as the new president and CEO of the Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC), a move announced earlier this year as part of SARRC’s leadership succession plan. Dr. Openden has served as SARRC’s vice president and clinical services director since 2007.  He succeeds Jeri Kendle as president.… Read More →