This Arizona Apartment Complex Was Built Just For Adults With Autism

This Arizona Apartment Complex Was Built Just For Adults With Autism

Another new apartment complex recently opened up in central Phoenix. But this project, called First Place-Phoenix, is unlike any other rental development. The 81,000-square-foot, $15.4 million project was designed to support adults with autism in living more independently. It combines 55 apartments, a residential training program and a leadership institute for medical professionals and researchers. Residents ranging from their early 20s to mid-40s began moving into the four-story property at Third Street and Catalina Drive in July. “It’s the best place,” resident Lauren Harper said. “I love waking up in my new apartment, going downstairs to get my coffee and heading...

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