Having a child, or children with special needs, may require additional knowledge and programs and services to support you. Check out the list of resources to assist you in being the most informed and prepared to take care of a child with special needs.
TYPES OF SERVICES
|WA State Resources for Parents of Children and Youth with Disabilities||Information: Organizations to Assist, Health and Community Resources, Organizations for Parents, State Agencies, Transportation and Driving||Website: www.washington.edu|
|WA State Department of Health||Information: Programs, National Performance Measures, Collaborative Activities, Services Determination, DEL Support, Prevention, Partners, Publications, Referrals||Website: www.doh.wa.gov|
|The Center for Children with Special Needs (Seattle Children's Hospital)||Information: Resources, Program Evaluations and Needs Assessments, Health Education and Training||Website: www.cshcn.org|
|Public Health - Seattle & King County||Information: Eligibility for Services, Services, Programs, Resources||Website: www.kingcounty.gov|
|WA Childcare Aware||Information: The Center for Children with Needs - education, research, evaluation||Website: childcareawarewa.org|
|Parent Support Group||Information: Assistance, Organizations to Assist, Childfind, Community Resources||Website: https://www.tacoma.uw.edu/childcare-family-support-services/parent-resources|
|WA PAVE||Information: Training, Programs, Family Resources, Community Resources||Website: www.wapave.org|
|Noah's Dad||Information: Down Syndrome Parent Guide, Therapy Resources, Support||Website: www.noahsdad.com/new-parent-guide/|
Disclaimer: The University of Washington Tacoma does not recommend or endorse any provider or service. These are only to serve as additional resources for those seeking providers and related services.