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About AAPPD

Simply put, we’ve got a lot to share, so take your pick from our “Elevator Speech” or “The Real Scoop”, then read on to discover why what we do is so important...

AAPPD - Our Elevator Speech

Working Volleyball CourtAAPPD is a 501(c) 4 statewide consortium of providers, contracted to deliver services to individuals with developmental and/or physical disabilities. Serving Arizona for more than 25 years, AAPPD provides advocacy, counsel and other services to more than 80 member organizations that share a common dedication to the needs of individuals and families with disabilities.

Our diverse group of members provides a wide variety of services in urban and rural areas, including residential settings, in-home supports, life skills training, employment services, early intervention and children’s services, transportation, and many other vital programs and services. Search the AAPPD directory of service providers for a full listing of the disability services that our members can provide to individuals and families in Arizona.

AAPPD - The Real Scoop

We’ve established who we are, but there is so much more to share with you.
  • Did you know that our members represent more than half of all people served through Arizona Department of Economic Security/Division of Developmental Disabilities (DES/DDD)? – That’s more than 15,000 adults and children!
  • Many states look to us as a model. Why? Because we’ve been so successful in changing Arizona State laws to create a more progressive and client-friendly system. Not to mention the fact that AAPPD continues to address timely, ongoing challenges, like funding.
  • For us, the most important fact is that AAPPD members are enthusiastic and committed. Our members are passionate about helping individuals with disabilities lead quality lives and actively participate in their communities.
Imagine our society if our 80+ provider members did not exist? The ramifications would be devastating for all of us. Read on to learn more about our leadership, our code of ethics, and why we do what we do.

Contact AAPPD

If you have any questions about AAPPD, our members or our services, or would like to discuss joining our organization, please feel free to contact us.