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Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility (IDEA)

Campus & Community Resources


Glendale Community College Resources


1. Disability Resources & Services (DRS)

After you have been admitted as a student at Glendale Community College, your first step in applying for disability services is to complete the online New Student application. Click HERE for more information.


2. Counseling Services

If you are a GCC student, and you would like to talk with someone about finding a career that’s a good fit for you, or about a problem or obstacle that’s keeping you from reaching your career, academic, and/or personal goals, please contact our front desk staff. Click HERE for more information.


3. Students in Crisis Resources

GCC Counseling Faculty are available to help students with emergency situations that cause distress, but it's important to remember they do not serve as mental health therapists. Click HERE for more information.


Community Support


1. Arizona Autism Coalition Resources

This offers a list of local and national resources.

Click HERE for more information. 


2. Arizona Autism United

Our mission is to help as many families as possible with individualized supports.Click HERE for more information.


3. Autism Society of Greater Phoenix Adult Resources

One of the most important things we can do is connect with others who understand the challenges and blessings that come with raising a loved one with a disability. It’s equally important for Autistic youth and adults to feel supported and valued. Click HERE for more information.


4. Maricopa Community Colleges Basic Needs and Community Resources

Maricopa Community Colleges is committed to the academic success of our students, and we understand that basic needs have a direct impact on the well-being and success of our students. Basic needs can include food, housing, transportation, wellness, and other important services. This page is meant to help connect students and their families to basic needs information and resources, and it will evolve as more resources are added. Click HERE for more information.


5. Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC)

Established in 1997, Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC) is an internationally recognized nonprofit that conducts innovative research, provides evidence-based practices, disseminates effective training and builds inclusive communities for individuals with autism and their families. Click HERE for more information.


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