2850 N. 24th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85008
May 2013: NPR's Christopher Connelly talked with Southwest Human Development's Suzanne Schunk about children who are aging out of Arizona's foster care system.
April 2013: The Arizona Republic's Eugene Scott wrote about Phoenix museum subsidy aids for low-income children. The program is sponsored by Southwest Human Development, along with SRP and Valley of the Sun United Way.
April 2013: Education Nation bus rolls into Chandler; Southwest Human Development to benefit from book drive.
April 2013: As part of NBC's national Education Nation On-the-Road tour, 12 News and The Arizona Republic are holding a book drive to benefit Southwest Human Development's Reach Out and Read Program.
April 2013: Dr. Kessler, medical director of Southwest Human Development's Children's Developmental Center, talked with The Arizona Republic's Eugene Scott about how autism is diagnosed.
April 2013: frontdoors covered Southwest Human Development's May walk to benefit children with disabilities.
April 2013: The Deer Valley Times wrote a story about Southwest Human Development's upcoming Easter Seals family fun walk.
March 2013: Southwest Human Development's Tina Martin was on 3TV's Good Morning Arizona to talk about the ADAPT Shop and Safeway's April fundraising campaign.
March 2013: Arizona's Independent Newspapers covered free cupcakes at all Safeway locations to raise money for Easter Seals and Special Olympics.
March 2013: Safeway's free cupcake day supporting people with disabilities received some coverage from KVOA in Tucson.
March 2013: The Explorer wrote a story about Safeway's people with disabilities campaign benefiting Easter Seals Southwest Human Development and Special Olympics Arizona.
March 2013: The Phoenix Business Journal announced Safeway's April fundraising effort benefiting children with disabilities.
February 2013: Raising Arizona Kids featured an editorial written by one of Southwest Human Development's kinship care managers about kinship families struggling to make ends meet.
January 2013: Southwest Human Development was mentioned in an article by The Arizona Republic about CPS programs for struggling parents.
December 2012: Lin Sue Cooney of 12 News talked with Rose Phillips, a Southwest Human Development child trauma expert, about how parents can talk with their children about the tragedy in Connecticut.
December 2012: Rose Phillips, a child trauma expert at Southwest Human Development, spoke with CBS 5's Sean McLaughlin about the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.
December 2012: Raising Arizona Kids spotlighted Southwest Human Development's early literacy programs and how the community can help this holiday season.
November 2012: KTAR's Karie & Chuck spoke with Southwest Human Development about #GivingTuesday.
November 2012: Southwest Human Development's #GivingTuesday effort was featured live on ABC15 Mornings and ABC15 News at 11am.
November 2012: Phoenix Business Journal article titled nonprofits, charities hope to gain after Black Friday with Giving Tuesday featured Southwest Human Development.
November 2012: The Birth to Five Helpline was featured in an article for parents by Wrangler News talking about early childhood development and education.
November 2012: Southwest Human Development's Portraits of Opportunity photography exhibition was featured in Raising Arizona Kids.
November 2012: Jean Higginbotham honored for excellence in philanthropy by the Greater Arizona Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
October 2012: The Phoenix Business Journal announced the appointment of Lori Sundberg, Mark Anderson, Karen Ramos and Bill Barba to the Board of Directors Executive Committee, as well as the addition of Jen DeStefano, Gasper Genovese, Elaine Armfield, Max Axler and Jodalee Ebaugh to the Board of Directors.
October 2012: The Red Book covered "Jewels and Jetsetting" - a new fundraising event for Southwest Human Development - that launched the agency's premier Giving Society.
September 2012: Southwest Human Development Preschool Head Start teams up with Childsplay's EYEPlay literacy program thanks to Helios Education Foundation grant.
July 2012: The Arizona Republic featured Alondra and her daughter, Azziana, one of Southwest's Head Start families, in a story about how preschool services help at-risk parents and children.
June 2012: PBS Literacy Fair aimed at keeping children reading was featured in The Arizona Republic.
June 2012: Southwest Human Development receives Arizona Republic Charities grant.
June 2012: Suzanne Schunk talked with AZ-TV's Pat McMahon about what people can do to prevent child abuse on "Morning Scramble."
June 2012: The Arizona Republic spoke with Suzanne Schunk about spotting child abuse and what people can do to help.
June 2012: Angelica Vilaverde and Mindy Zapata went in-studio with 3TV's Ryan O'Donnell to talk about Angelica's White House "Champion of Change" honor.
June 2012: FOX 10's Diane Ryan visited Angelica Vilaverde at the Educare campus to find out more about her prestigious White House honor.
June 2012: Arizona State University's ASU News covered Angelica Vilaverde's trip to Washington to be recognized as a "Champion of Change."
June 2012: Angelica Vilaverde spoke with 3TV in Washington, DC after being honored by the White House as a Head Start "Champion of Change."
June 2012: Alison Steier, Ph.D. talked with 12 News about how parents can help their children better manage emotional stress.
June 2012: 3TV profiled Bueno Burger's father-child UNO tournament benefiting Easter Seals Southwest Human Development.
May 2012: Alison Steier, Ph.D. offers parents tips on managing worry in Raising Arizona Kids' May issue.
May 2012: Suzanne Schunk talks with The Arizona Republic as it examines Arizona's courts overloaded with CPS cases.
May 2012: 12 News spoke with Alison Steier, Ph.D. about attachment parenting and the controversial TIME Magazine cover.
April 2012: know99 Television recently talked with Southwest Human Development's Eva Lester about the Raising a Reader program. Raising a Reader educates parents about the importance of early literacy skills.
March 2012: Arizona's Family, 3TV News, featured Soliz and Camila who received customized chairs made by our ADAPT Shop. Before the ADAPT Shop these siblings, who have a rare genetic syndrome, couldn’t sit up by themselves.
February 2012: The Arizona Republic wrote about Jessica Diaz, her son, Victor, Jr., and our Healthy Families program.
February 2012: Lorenzo Azzi, Ph.D. returns to the managing meltdowns issue in Raising Arizona Kids with Part 2: Understanding 'Giving In'.
January 2012: In Raising Arizona Kids, Douglas Albrecht, Ph.D. offers help and support for parents with kids who are going through a biting phase.
January 2012: Helping your child cope with meltdowns can be difficult for any parent. Here are some tips from Lorenzo Azzi, Ph.D. offered to Raising Arizona Kids readers.
January 2012: Southwest's Daniel B. Kessler, M.D. sat down for a Q&A podcast with Raising Arizona Kids magazine to talk about respecting individual differences.
December 2011: The Arizona Republic features the Cortez family, whose participation in the Raising A Reader program helped develop a love of reading in their two year old daughter.
November 2011: This Raising Arizona Kids article by Terrance Matteo, Ph.D. advises parents to trust their instincts when it comes to their children's development.
October 2011: myLIFE highlights how the ADAPT Shop is making a difference for children with disabilities using high and low tech solutions.
October 2011: Raising Arizona Kids showcases some of the families who participated in the third annual Portraits of Opportunity fundraiser and exhibit.
October 2011: PBS’ Horizonte news features Portraits of Opportunity and shares how this exhibit tells the stories of children served by Southwest Human Development.
September 2011: Terrance Matteo, Ph.D. shares tips for parents on how to Help your baby to a good night's sleep in Raising Arizona Kids magazine.
September 2011: Raising Arizona Kids founder Karen Barr shared her experience in attending the Children's Developmental Center open house.
September 2011: Photography featuring families with children with disabilities are on display at ASU’s Downtown Phoenix campus 411 Gallery.
August 2011: Business Journal highlights Dr. Daniel B. Kessler's new position as medical director at the Children's Developmental Center.
August 2011: The Healthy Families program was featured on Good Morning Arizona as a proven method to prevent child abuse and neglect.
April 2011: Newly-opened ADAPT Shop offers children with disabilities and their families individualized adaptive supports that can be designed just for them and for their specific needs.
April 2011: Children’s Developmental Center provides team-based, coordinated care for young children with developmental and behavioral problems.
December 2010: Trudi Murch, Ph.D. has co-authored Reflective Supervision and Leadership in Infant and Early Childhood Programs, a comprehensive resource for supervisors of programs for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and their families.
October 2010: Mesa Republic story about how the Healthy Families program helped a local woman be the mom she wanted to be.
June 2010: ABC 15 features the Fussy Baby program and its services help parents with babies who cry excessively.
June 2010: Helpline answers parents' questions about kids from birth through age five – a recent article in the East Valley Tribune discusses this free resource for parents and caregivers.
April 2010: The Examiner discusses how the second annual Walk With Me event will benefit services for children with disabilities.
April 2010: As an Easter Seals affiliate, Southwest Human Development offers an impressive selection of services for children with disabilities, featured in the Examiner.
April 2010: The story of how Southwest Human Development made a difference in the life of Destiny is told in the Examiner.
January 2010: The Arizona Republic features Raising A Reader – the new early literacy program brought to affordable living communities by Southwest Human Development.
October 2009: The Arizona Republic interviews four families who have benefitted from Southwest Human Development services and had their stories shared at the first annual Portraits of Opportunity event.
October 2009: The Gonzalez family’s work with Southwest Human Development’s Healthy Families program to hone their parenting skills is featured in the West Valley View.
October 2009: ABC 15 features Portraits of Opportunity and shares how the exhibit captures Valley children's triumphs and success.
November 2009: The Arizona Republic interviews parents who, through the help of the Fussy Baby program, are now able to get their triplets to sleep each night.