A Destination Mindful of All Your Senses.

Mesa, Arizona is the first-ever Autism Certified City in the United States.

Pawsitive Friendships invites all exceptional high school students to A Night Out Of This World prom experience.
Students on the spectrum and those requiring additional assistance will be the STARS of the night!
All are invited to attend.
WHAT: The Exceptional Prom

WHEN: May 23, 2020
WHERE: Sheraton Mesa Hotel at Wrigleyville West
Effective 3/16/20 - this event has been rescheduled to May 23. See website for additional updates.


Wings4AutismPHX is coming to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport on Saturday, April 25th from 10AM - 12PM!
Registration will be posted on Facebook! Space is limited and registration is first come, first served.
Wings for Autism®
is an event designed to alleviate some of the stress that families who have a child with autism experience when traveling by air. The program provides families with the opportunity to practice entering the airport, obtaining boarding passes, going through security, and boarding a plane. Wings for Autism also gives airport, airline, and TSA professionals and other personnel the opportunity to observe, interact and deliver their services in a structured, learning environment.

Mesa, Arizona is your newest place to play and experience authentic Arizona fun with confidence, knowing your needs come first.

Discover the country’s first Autism Certified City! Recognized nationally as one of the most family-friendly communities in the United States, Mesa hotels and attractions are rolling out the red carpet to welcome travelers on the spectrum. Whether creating a work of art, panning for gold, or exploring our stunning desert landscape for the first time, Mesa offers a full-sensory experience for every family.

Autism Certified Hotels

Stay at Autism-certified hotels and lodging options in Mesa.

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Official Autism Travel Guide

Find comprehensive information and tools to plan your family's visit to Mesa.

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Autism Travel GeoTour

Visit Mesa’s Autism Travel GeoTour is a strategic collection of geocaches anchored at many of Mesa’s participating Certified Autism Centers and city parks — these hidden finds will get the whole family hunting and gathering for fun! All ages and all lifestyles from outdoor adventurers to tech-lovers will enjoy the thrill of searching for geocaches on this custom family-friendly tour.

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