Cox Communications partners with First Place Arizona as telecom provider for adults with autism

Cox Communications has partnered with the future First Place, a new residential property serving adults with autism and other special abilities, the company said.

The five-year partnership, valued at USD235,000 names Cox as the exclusive internet provider of gigabit services and telecommunications technology at First Place, located in downtown Phoenix.

The partnership includes a USD175,000 cash contribution to install needed technology and, in addition, gigabit service and the creation of the Cox Technology Center, a creative space featuring the latest computing/printing technologies that assist residents and students in their entrepreneurial endeavors, education, health care and everyday lives.

Cox Communications´ contributions enable technology that promotes the daily practice of more independent living skills for residents and students; helps facilitate transitions when some move to their next places; provides daily support through communications with family, friends and staff; serves as a critical component for the onsite tele-health program and connects the First Place Leadership Institute with collaborators across North America.