Austism Spectrum Disorder

Banner University Health Plans (BUHP) covers medically necessary physical and behavioral health services for AHCCCS-eligible children, youth, and adults. These services include the diagnosis of and treatment for individuals who may have autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Services are provided in an individualized manner, based on the unique needs of the child, youth or adult.

BUHP’s philosophy and the service provided will incorporate the:

  • Arizona Vision
  • 12 Arizona Principles for children’s behavioral health services
  • Nine Guiding Principles for recovery-oriented adult behavioral health services
  • Patient Centered Medical Home principles
  • Best practices for ASD

ASD Assessment and Diagnosis

Banner University Health Plans has providers that are able to assess children, youth, and adults who may have autism spectrum disorder. This list includes providers in central and southern Arizona. Select the provider you prefer and request an intake.


ASD Service Providers

Banner University Health Plans offers a comprehensive network of service providers that are able to meet the needs of children, adults and families living with autism spectrum disorder. This list includes providers in central and southern Arizona that support members and families living with autism spectrum disorder:


ASD Resources

Arizona Early Intervention Program (AzEIP)

AzEIP is Arizona’s statewide system of services and support for families, babies and toddlers, birth to the age of three, with delays or disabilities.

Phone: (800) 237-3007

Email: AzEIP.Info@raisingspecialkids.org

AHCCCS Resources for Members with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Arizona Department of Education Exceptional Student Services

Arizona Autism Coalition

Autism Speaks

Tucson Alliance for Autism

Autism Society of Southern Arizona

Arizona Center for Autism


ASD Articles

Identification and Evaluation of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Management of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

What is Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)?