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Financial and Community Resources

California          Georgia          Ohio          Oregon          Washington State

California

 

  • California Regional Centers

  • Autism Speaks – Financial Support

  • Act Today – Grants

  • Carlos Vieira Foundation

  • Charitable Grants

  • California Medicaid/Medi-Cal

 

Georgia

  • Georgia Medicaid 

  • Babies Can’t Wait – state government interagency group for early childhood developmental delay screening and services

  • Bobby Dodd Institute (merged with AADD, All About Developmental Disabilities in 2018)

  • CDC, Learn the Signs Act Early

  • Easter Seals of North Georgia – Various resources for special needs

  • Emory Autism Center – Part of the Emory University School of Medicine

  • Exceptional Kids Athletics, Inc. – Athletic programs for ages 4-21 for special needs

  • Focus+Fragile Kids – Assistance for children with special needs

  • Georgia Advocacy Office – Disability rights non-profit

  • Georgia Inclusive Post-secondary Education Consortium – Georgia colleges that currently have programs for special needs

  • InCommunity (formerly Georgia Community Support & Solutions) – Respite/social skills resources and assistance

  • Family Support Funding

  • In Community Programs

  • Family Support Application

  • Georgia Department of Behavioral Health ad Developmental Disabilities – New Options Waiver Program (NOW) and Comprehensive Supports Waiver Program (COMP)

  • Overview of NOW/COMP Support Waiver Programs

  • Georgia Department of Education, Exceptional Students

  • Greater Georgia Chapter of the Autism Society of America

  • GLRS Summer Activities Directory 2019

  • Lekotek of Georgia

  • Marcus Autism Center

  • NOW/COMP Waiver Information and Forms

  • Understanding the Medicaid Waiver – A Practical Guide for Families and Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

  • NOW/COMP Overview

  • NOW Application

  • COMP Application

  • FAQ’s About NOW and COMP Waivers

  • Ready Reference – Constructing a Good Life

  • Release of Information for NOW/COMP

  • Waiver Application Packet – NOW/COMP

  • Katie Beckett and Medical Necessity Forms

  • Navigating The Maze: A Guide To Funding/Grant Opportunities & Advocacy Resources (from Debbie Dobbs Advocacy)

  • Parent-to-Parent of GA

  • Social Skills Today – programs for youth and adults with Autism, communication issues, sensory integration, social interaction, and behavioral needs

  • Tools for Life 

 

Other Georgia State Offices

  • STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION: SPECIAL EDUCATION

Paulette Bragg, Director

Division for Exceptional Students

GA Department of Education

1870 Twin Towers East

Atlanta, GA 30334

(404) 656-3963

E-mail: pbragg@doe.k12.ga.us

  • PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES:

AGES 3 THROUGH 5

Toni Waylor-Bower, Consultant

Preschool Special Education

GA Department of Education

1870 Twin Towers East

Atlanta, GA 30334-5060

(404) 657-9955

  • PROGRAMS FOR INFANTS AND TODDLERS WITH DISABILITIES

AGES BIRTH THROUGH 2

Eve Bogan, Project Director

Babies Can’t Wait Program

Division of Public Health

Department of Human Resources

2 Peachtree Street, Room 7-315

Atlanta, GA 30303-3166

(404) 657-2726

  • STATE VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION AGENCY

Valencia Wilson-Thomas, Business Development Representative

Department of Human Resources

Division of Rehabilitation Services

2 Peachtree Street, N.W., Room 35-403

Atlanta, GA 30303-3166

(404) 657-3053

E-mail: hivrsbd@kestrok.com

  • OFFICE OF STATE COORDINATOR OF VOCATIONAL

EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

Jeff Chandler, Intervention Specialist

Department of Education

Vocational Education Special Needs Unit

1752 Twin Towers East

Atlanta, GA 30334

(404) 657-8324

  • STATE MENTAL HEALTH REPRESENTATIVE FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH

Dawne Morgan, Acting Child & Adolescent Mental Health Program Chief

Division of Mental Health/ Mental Retardation/ Substance Abuse

Department of Human Resources

2 Peachtree Street, N.W., 22nd Floor

Atlanta, GA 30303-3142

(404) 657-2273

 

  • STATE MENTAL RETARDATION PROGRAM

Lyndy Broder, Interim Mental Retardation Program Chief

Division of Mental Health/ Mental Retardation/ Substance Abuse

Department of Human Resources

2 Peachtree Street, N.W., 22nd Floor

Atlanta, GA 30303-3142

(404) 657-6087

  • STATE MENTAL HEALTH AGENCY

Carl E. Roland, Jr., Director

Division of Mental Health/ Mental Retardation/ Substance Abuse

Department of Human Resources

2 Peachtree Street, N.W., 22nd Floor

Atlanta, GA 30303

(404) 657-2252

URL: http://www.2.state.ga.us/Departments/DHR

  • COUNCIL ON DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES FOR GEORGIA

Eric Jacobson, Director

Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities

2 Peachtree Street, N.W., 3rd Floor, Suite 3-210

Atlanta, GA 30303-3142

(404) 657-2126 (888) 275-4233

E-mail: eej@dhr.state.ga.us

URL: http://www.ga-ddcouncil.org

  • PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY AGENCY

Joyce Ringer, Executive Director

Georgia Advocacy Office, Inc.

999 Peachtree Street, N.E., Suite 870

Atlanta, GA 30309

(404) 885-1234  (800) 537-2329 (in GA only)

  • CLIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Charles L. Martin, Director

Client Assistance Program

123 North McDonough Street

Decatur, GA 30030

(404) 373-2040 (800) 822-9727 (in GA only)

  • STATE EDUCATION AGENCY RURAL REPRESENTATIVE

Paulette Bragg, Director

Division for Exceptional Students

GA Department of Education

1870 Twin Towers East

Atlanta, GA 30334

(404) 656-3963

E-mail: pbragg@doe.k12.ga.us

  • PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS

Wyndolyn C. Bell, Director

Child & Adolescent Health Unit

GA Department of Resources

2 Peachtree Street, 7th Floor, Room 7.312

Atlanta, GA 30303

(404) 657-2712

  • REGIONAL ADA TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE AGENCY

Southeast Disability & Business Technical Assistance Center

(SEDBTAC), Region 4

1776 Peachtree Road, Suite 208 N

Atlanta, GA 30309-2351

(404) 888-0022       (V/TTY)

E-mail: sedbtac@ucpa.org

URL: http://www.sedbtac.org

  • TECHNOLOGY-RELATED ASSISTANCE

Joy Kniskern, Project Director

Georgia Tools for Life

Division of Rehabilitation Services

#2 Peachtree Street N.W., Suite 35-415

Atlanta, GA 30303-3142

(404) 657-3082  (800) 497-8665  (404) 657-3085 (TTY)

E-mail: tfl1@america.net

URL: http://www.gatfl.org

  • DISABILITY ORGANIZATIONS

Attention Deficit Disorder

To identify an ADD group in your state or locality, contact either:Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders (CH.A.D.D.)

499 NW 70th Avenue, Suite 101

Plantation, FL 33317

(954) 587-3700

(800) 233-4050 (Voice mail to request information packet)

URL: http://www.chadd.org

  • Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)

P.O. Box 972

Mentor, OH 44061

(216) 350-9595

(800) 487-2282 (Voice mail to request information packet)

E-mail: NATLADDA@aol.com

URL: http://www.add.org

 

  • Brain Injury

Gloria Stahle, President/CEO

Brain Injury Association of GA

1447 Peachtree St. NE, Suite 810

Atlanta, GA 30309

(404) 817-7577

 

  • Cerebral Palsy

Diane Wilush, Executive Director

United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Atlanta

1665 Tullie Circle, Suite 100

Atlanta, GA 30329

(404) 329-9390 (V/TTY)

 

  • Epilepsy

Gerald L. Rupert, Executive Director

Epilepsy Foundation of Georgia

100 Edgewood Avenue, N.E., Suite 1200

Atlanta, GA 30303

(404) 527-7155 (800) 527-7105 (In GA)

 

  • Learning Disabilities

Vicki Hansberger, Executive Director

Learning Disabilities Association of GA

P.O. Box 1337

Roswell, GA 30077

(770) 514-8088

 

  • Mental Health

Cynthia Wainscott, Executive Director

Mental Health Association of GA

620 Peachtree Street N.W., Suite 300-R

Atlanta, GA 30308

(404) 875-7081

 

  • Don Daves, President

GA Alliance for the Mentally Ill

1256 Briarcliff Road, N.E., Room 412S

Atlanta, GA 30306

(404) 894-8860

Sue Smith, Executive Director

  • GA Parent Support Network

620 Peachtree Street, NW, Suite #300E

Atlanta, GA 30308

(404) 875-6801

 

  • Mental Retardation

Lee Miller, Executive Director

Georgia ARC Network

1000 Main Street

Forest Park, GA 30297

(404) 361-9311

 

  • Speech and Hearing

Raymond Penn, Executive Director

GA Speech-Language-Hearing Association

P.O. Box 6708

Athens, GA 30604

(706) 613-0144  (800) 226-4742

 

  • Spina Bifida

Shira Ledman, Executive Director

Spina Bifida Association of Georgia, Inc.

1605 Chantilly Drive, Suite 240

Atlanta, GA 30324

(404) 636-6212

E-mail: sbag@mindspring.com

 

OTHER DISABILITY ORGANIZATIONS

 

  • Donna Davidson, President/CEO

Easter Seals of North Georgia

3035 North Druid Hills Road

Atlanta, GA 30329

(404) 633-9609      Janet Bittner

  • The University of Georgia

Carl Vinson Institute of Government

1256 Briarcliff Road, N.E., Unit One

Atlanta, GA 30306-2694

(404) 894-5299

E-mail: bittner@igs.cviog.uga.edu

 

  • UNIVERSITY AFFILIATED PROGRAM

Zolinda Stoneman, Director

University Affiliated Program of GA for

Persons with Developmental Disabilities

The University of Georgia

850 College Station Road

Athens, GA 30602-4806

(706) 542-3457

 

  • PARENT TRAINING AND INFORMATION PROJECT

Linda Shepard, Project Director

Parents Educating Parents & Professionals for All Children (PEPPAC)

8318 Durelee Lane, Suite 101

Douglasville, GA 30134

(770) 577-7771

E-mail: PEPPAC@aol.com

 

  • PARENT-TO-PARENT

Cathy Spraetz, Executive Director

Parent to Parent of Georgia, Inc.

2900 Woodcock Boulevard, Suite 240

Atlanta, GA 30341

(770) 451-5484

E-mail: info@parenttoparentofga.org

URL: http://www.parenttoparentofga.org

 

  • PARENT TEACHER ASSOCIATION (PTA)

Cathy Henson, President

Georgia Congress of Parents and Teachers, Inc.

114 Baker Street, N.E.

Atlanta, GA 30308-3366

(404) 659-0214

Ohio

 

  • Autism Scholarship Program

  • Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities

  • Franklin County Board of Developmental Disabilities

  • Delaware County Board of Developmental Disabilities

  • Ohio Medicaid

  • Post Adoption Special Service Subsidy (PASSS) Funding. Post Adoption Special Services Subsidy (PASSS) program. Limitations include eligibility criteria and state funding ability. Funding is only available when the assistance sought exceeds the adoptive family’s private resources and assistance is capped at $10, 000 per fiscal year. The limit of $10,000 may be increased up to five thousand dollars a total of fifteen thousand dollars per child per state fiscal year if Medical and surgical services, including respite care is required, if:

  • The family’s income and resources substantial decrease due to involuntary loss of employment and

  • A qualified professional recommends residential treatment, in-patient hospitalization, or therapeutic foster care to prevent disruption of adoption.

  • Apply at https://benefits.ohio.gov/ or call 330-375-1674 (Akron), 937-224-5437 (Dayton)

Oregon

 

  • Department of Human Services

  • Kaiser Northwest social workers

  • Kaiser Northwest social workers help patients and families cope with changes in health status, hospital care, disability, and new medical needs

  • Learn more here.

  • Call the social work line at 1-877-216-6216 to schedule a phone visit

  • Autism Speaks – Financial Support

  • Oregon Medicaid

 

Washington State

 

  • Developmental Disabilities Administration

  • Autism Speaks – Financial Support

  • Washington Medicaid

  • Autism Society of America – Washington Chapter

autismsociety@hotmail.com

PO Box 310, East Olympia, WA 98540-0310

www.autismsocietyofwa.org 

Tel: 360/ 943-2205 Fax: 360/ 330-5707

 

  • FEAT of Washington 

featwa@featwa.org

5700 Sixth Ave. S, Suite 208, Seattle WA 98108

www.featwa.org

Tel: 206/ 763-3373 206/ 499-3328

Fax: 206/ 763-3373

 

  • National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities

NICHCY of Washington

PO Box 1492, Washington, DC 20013-1492

www.nichcy.org/stateshe/wa.htm

Tel: 800/ 695-0285

Fax: 202/ 884-8200

 

  • Washington Assistive Technology Alliance

spokane@seals.orgWest

606 Sharp, Spokane, WA 99201

www.wata.org

V/TTY: 800/ 214-8731

V/TTY: 509/ 328-9350

Fax: 509/ 326-2261

 

  • Washington Protection & Advocacy System

wpas@wpas-rights.org

Executive Director: Mark Stroh

mstroh@wpas-rights.org

180 West Dayton, Suite 102, Edmonds, WA 98020

www.wpas-rights.org

Tel: 425/ 776-1199 Toll Free TDD: 800/ 905-0209

Fax: 425/ 776-0601

UNIVERSITY CENTERS

Center on Human Development & Disabilities

Chdd@uwashington.edu

University of Washington

Executive Director: Michael J.Guralnick, Ph.D

mjgural@u.washington.edu

Box 357920, Seattle, WA 98195

www.depts.washington.edu/chdd

Tel: 206/ 543-2832

Fax: 206/ 543-5771

 

  • STATE COUNCILS ON DEVELOMENTAL DISORDERS

Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council

Executive Director: Edward M. Holen

edh@cted.wa.gov

Chair: George Walker

PO Box 48314, 906 Columbia Street, S.W., Olympia, WA 98504-8314

www.wa.gov/ddc

Tel: 360/ 725-2870

Fax: 800/ 634-4473

TDD: 360/ 586-2424

 

  • STATE OFFICE OF SPECIAL EDUCATION

Office of Special Education

Special Education Old Capitol Building

PO Box 47200

Olympia, WA 98504

www.k12.wa.us

 

Programs For Infants And Toddlers With Disabilities: Ages Birth Through 2

Infant Toddler Early Intervention Program

Early Intervention Part C Coordinator

Department of Social & Health Services/Division of Developmental Disabilities

Program Director: Sandy Loerch

PO Box 45201Olympia, WA 98504-5201

www.wa.gov/dshs/iteip/iteip.html

Tel: 360/ 902-8490

TTY: 360/ 902-7864

 

  • Programs For Children With Disabilities: Ages 3 Through 5

Program Supervisor: Anne Shureen

ashureen@ospi.wednet.edu

Early Childhood Services

Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

PO Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504-7200

www.k12.wa.us

Tel: 360/ 753-0317

TTY: 360/ 586-0126

  • Special Education Section

Superintendent of Public Instruction

Director: Douglas Gill

PO Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504-7200

http://www.k12.wa.us/SpecialEd/default.aspx

Tel: 360/ 753-6733

Fax: 360/ 586-0247

TTY: 360/ 586-0126

 

STATEWIDE INSURANCE PROGRAMS

  • Washington Insurance Department

5000 Capitol Blvd., Tumwater, WA 98501

www.wa.gov/ins

Tel: 360/ 725-7000

Toll Free: 800/ 562-6900

 

  • CHIP – Children's Health Insurance Program

Washington State Health Care Authority

http://fortress.wa.gov/dshs/maa/CHIP/index.html

Tel: 877/ 543-7669

 

STATEWIDE REHABILITATION PROGRAMS

 

  • Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Department of Social and Health Services

Director: Lynnae Ruttledge

http://www1.dshs.wa.gov/dvr/

PO Box 45340, Olympia, WA 98504-5340

Tel: 800/ 637-5627

Fax: 360/ 438-8007

TTY: 360/ 725-3636

 

  • Secondary Education and Career Preparation

Director: Kyra Kester

kkester@ospi.wednet.edu

PO Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504-7200

Tel: 360/ 753-2062

TTY: 360/ 664-3631

 

AUTISM EDUCATION

  • Northwest Autism Foundation – NWAF

519 15th Street, Oregon City, OR 97045

www.autismnwaf.org 

Tel: 503/ 557-2111

 

  • ESD112 Regional Autism Consulting Cadre

2500 NE 65th Avenue, Vancouver, WA 98662

Tel: 360/ 750-7500

www.esd112.org

 

  • Parents Are Vital in Education (PAVE)

wpave9@washingtonpave.org

6316 South 12th Street, Tacoma, WA 98465

www.washingtonpave.org

Tel: 253/ 565-2266

Toll Free: 800/ 572-7368

Fax: 253/ 566-8052

 

  • Parent to Parent Power

1118 South 142nd Street, Tacoma, WA 98444

Tel: 253/ 531-2022

Fax: 253/ 538-1126

 

  • Washington Initiative for Supported Employment

Autism Training and Support for Transition Students with Autism

3305 Main Street, Suite 109, Vancouver, WA 98663

Tel: 360/ 823-0548

http://www.theinitative.ws

 

ONLINE RESOURCES

 

Washington Resources

 

  • WASHINGTON STATE MENTAL HEALTH AGENCY

 

  • Mental Health Division

Department of Social & Health Services

Director: Karl Brimner

PO Box 45320, Olympia, WA 98504-5320

Tel: 360/ 902-0790

 

  • State Mental Health Representative For Children And Youth

Community Services, Mental Health Division

Department of Social & Health Services

Director: Richard Onizuka

PO Box 45320, Olympia, WA 98504-5320

Tel: 360/ 902-8070

 

  • State Developmental Disabilities Program

Department of Social & Health Services

Division of Developmental Disabilities

Acting Director: Linda Rolfe

PO Box 45301, Olympia, WA 98504-5301

Tel: 360/ 902-8484

 

WASHINGTON STATE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

 

  • Division of Developmental Disabilities

Central Office

LanghDE@wa.gov

PO Box 45310Olympia, WA 98504-5310

Tel: 360/ 902-8444

Fax: 360/ 902-8482

TTY: 360/ 902-8455

 

  • Infant Toddler Early Invervention Program (ITEIP) 

LoercSK@dshs.wa.gov

PO Box 45201Olympia, WA 98504

Tel: 360/ 902-8048

Fax: 360/ 902-8497

TTY: 360/ 902-7864

 

  • Region 1

santskl@dshs.wa.gov

1611 West Indiana Avenue, Spokane, WA 99205-4221

Counties served: (Adams, Chelan, Douglas, Ferry, Grant, Lincoln, Okanogan, Pend Oreille, Spokane, Stevens, Whitman)

Tel: 509/ 456-2893

Toll Free: 800/ 462-0624

Fax: 509/ 456-4256

TTY: 509/ 456-5050

 

  • Region 2

CodyNJ@dshs.wa.gov

1002 North 16th Avenue, PO Box 12500 / MS: B39-7 Yakima, WA 98909-2500

(Counties served: Asotin, Benton, Columbia, Franklin, Garfield, Kittitas, Walla Walla, Yakima)

Tel: 509/ 225-7970

Toll Free: 800/ 822-7840

Fax: 509/ 575-2326

TTY: 509/ 225-7987

 

  • Region 3

DavisLI@DSHS.wa.gov

840 North Broadway, 1st Floor, Building A, Suite 100Everett, WA 98201-1296

(Counties served: Island, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish, Whatcom)

Tel: 425/ 339-4833

Toll Free: 800/ 788-2053

Fax: 425/ 339-4856

TTY: 425/ 339-4850

 

  • Region 4

SteveKA@dshs.wa.gov

1700 East Cherry StreetSeattle, WA 98122

(Counties served: King)

Tel: 206/ 568-5700

Toll Free: 800/ 314-3296

Fax 1: 206/ 720-3038

Fax 2: 206/ 720-3334

TTY: 206/ 720-3325

 

  • Region 5

DD5FSO@dshs.wa.gov

1305 Tacoma Avenue South, Suite 300Tacoma, WA 98402

(Counties served: Kitsap, Pierce)

Tel: 253/ 593-2812

Toll Free: 800/ 248-0949

Fax: 253/ 597-4368

TTY: 253/ 572-7381

 

  • Region 6

CouchDG@dshs.wa.gov

Building 6, Airdustrial Park, PO Box 45315Olympia, WA 98504-5315

(Counties served: Clallam, Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, Klickitat, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Skamania, Thurston, Wahkiakum)

Tel: 360/ 753-4673

Toll Free: 800/ 339-8227

Fax: 360/ 586-6502

TTY: 360/ 586-4719

 

Education and Support

  • American Academy of Pediatrics - Washington Chapter
    Education and advocacy for children and young people.

  • Arc of Washington
    Strives to improve support and service systems; influence public policy; increase public awareness; and inspire inclusive communities.

  • Autism Outreach Project
    Provides information, dissemination of demographic data, referrals, and training on best practices in identification and program development for students with autism spectrum disorders to Washington families, schools, and agencies.

  • Autism Society of Washington
    Promotes opportunities for individuals to be fully included, participating members of their communities through support to families, advocacy, public awareness, education, and dissemination of current research elated to autism.

  • Autism Speaks
    Raises public awareness about autism and its effects on individuals, families, and society.

  • Center for Children with Special Needs - Seattle Children's Hospital
    Provides information to families and professionals focusing on children who have chronic physical, developmental, behavioral or emotional conditions such as asthma, cancer, autism, or cerebral palsy.

  • Children with Special Health Care Needs Coordinators
    Local health departments contract with this program to provide activities linking families of children with special health care needs to appropriate programs and services, such as information about medical coverage options and sources of financial support, including Social Security

 

Good Reading

  • Autism Guidebook for Washington State
    Comprehensive guide covering a variety of issues to consider and resources available to help with the care of individuals with autism spectrum disorder.

  • Autism Task Force Report and Recommendations
    Report to the 2007 Legislature on recommendations and how to best prevent, identify, treat, and accommodate the needs of individuals with autism and their families.

  • Public Lending Library- Free
    Contains over 1,100 books, videos, DVDs, and curriculum materials spanning the autism spectrum and is free to all parents, professionals, educators, and other interested individuals in Washington State.

  • Screening for Developmental Delay (PDF)
    Developmental screenings, performed by a trained clinician, identify developmental delays in children, allowing intervention at the earliest age possible. Learn more about the importance of developmental screenings in assessing all areas of child development to identify a specific disorder, such as autism.

  • Easter Seals of Washington
    Helping children, youth and young adults with physical disabilities achieve their full individual potential and future independence.

  • Educational Service Districts
    For children age three years and older, the local school district will assist with helping special needs children have the best academic experience possible.

  • Family to Family Health Information Center
    Individual information on how to advocate for your child in the health care system and provides referrals to resources available in Washington state.

  • Fathers Network
    Supports fathers and families raising children with special health care needs and developmental disabilities.

  • Families for Effective Autism Treatment (FEAT) of Washington
    Serves families of children with autism and their educators by blending family and community resources into one dynamic nonprofit organization.

  • Medical Home
    Information, tools, and resources that support a medical home for children and youth with special health care needs and their families.

  • Parent to Parent
    Emotional support and information to families of children with special needs and/or disabilities.

  • Parent Help 123
    Connecting you and your family to food and health resources.

  • PAVE
    Parent directed organization that works with families, individuals with disabilities, professionals and community members in all walks of life and with all types of disabilities.

  • Washington Autism Advocacy
    Grassroots statewide coalition of families with children affected by autism spectrum disorders striving to create positive change through advocacy and legislation.

  • Washington State Local Health Departments
    Find resources and learn more about being healthy within your local community.

 

State Agencies

Department of Early Learning

  • Early Support for Infants and Toddlers

  • ECEAP and Head Start

 

Department of Social and Health Services

  • Division of Developmental Disabilities

  • Medicaid and Autism

  • Kinship Care in Washington State

  • Office of the Education Ombuds

  • Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction

  • Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council

 

Training Opportunities

  • Autism Outreach Project
    Local, regional, and statewide workshops for educators, early childhood providers, parents, and community members to learn new information, network, and share resources, advice, and support.

  • Office of the Education Ombuds 
    Provides workshops and training opportunities for families, community members, and educators across the state about conflict resolution strategies, culturally relevant ways to involve families and communities in school, student and families’ education-related rights, and more.

  • University of Washington Autism Center
    Increase the Puget Sound area's capacity to serve children with autism by providing high-quality training to community professionals and to graduate and postdoctoral students.