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Prepare for your Child’s Financial Future

P2P Newsletter November 2017

P2P Newsletter October 2017

I HAVE ALWAYS BEEN AN ADVOCATE FOR BEING AN ADVOCATE.

I HAVE ALWAYS BEEN AN ADVOCATE FOR BEING AN ADVOCATE.

Parent to Parent has given me a platform to reach parents and the tools I needed to be a credible resource. ~~Shelly G (Spokane P2P)

I HAVE ALWAYS BEEN AN ADVOCATE FOR BEING AN ADVOCATE.

P2P Disability Resource Information Brochure 2017 Octrober

P2P Coordinator Site List November 2017

Job Announcement For Self Advocacy Coordinator

Down Syndrome - Pregnancy

P2P Parent Support Ethnic Outreach September 2017

P2P September 2017 Newsletter

2017 Final Bills of Interest

Session Wrap Up (Summer Edition!)

P2P Newsletter August 2017

P2P Newsletter July 2017

P2P Newsletter June 2017

Olympia Reporter 8/7/17

P2P has helped me in many ways.

Since my involvement in P2P

I have had an opportunity to build capacity person/family centered supports in my community.

Guest Writer: Erica Francis

2017 Final Budget Side-by-side

2017 Final Bills of Interest

2017 Final Budget Chart

Sensory and Behavior Challenges: Responses for Law Enforcement

Look and Listen Language

Educating First Responders

Introduction

New story coming…

Watch for new stories…

Send us your story…

My Story Matters!

Personal stories from individuals with a developmental disability and their families

Olympia Reporter 5/31/17

Technology Resources For Individuals with Disabilities

You can turn a negative into a positive; it’s just a matter of perspective…

You can turn a negative into a positive; it’s just a matter of perspective…

“Once I could see how sharing my story could positively impact a family, I was then able to start my own healing. Working for The Arc of Cowlitz County as the Parent to Parent Coordinator and Individual and Family Advocate has been highly therapeutic for me.” (by Lacey Cairns shared by permission)

You can turn a negative into a positive; it’s just a matter of perspective… by Lacey Cairns

Bills of Interest 5/16/17

Bills of Interest 5/16/17

P2P HP Manual Introduction and Table of Contents

P2P HP Manual Chapter 1 rev 5-8-17

“From an adult sibling who is guardian for her brother now.”

--Connected her to the Adult Sibling Network getting started.

P2P Newsletter May 2017

Notes:  “The Science of HOPE- Health Opportunities for People Everywhere” conference   in Seattle, W

Parent Mentors Child Welfare

Final Report UC Berkeley 2009 Evaluation of Contra Costa Parent Partners

Child Welfare 2010

Child Welfare Parent Partner Mentoring Program

Olympia Reporter 4/26/17

Bills as of 4/26/17

Cerebral Palsy Guidance

Bills of Interest 4/11/17

Hearings - week of 4/10/17

Bills 4/10/17

Bills 4/6/17

P2P April 2017 Newsletter

Disability Pride

Academic Accommodations for Students

Hearing for the Week of 3/27/17

Budget - Gov, Senate, House

Bills of Interest 3/28/17

Creating a Home Where Your Child Can Thrive with a Disability

Military Family Member Program - EFMP

Help Loved Ones With Sensory Overload

Sesame Street and Autism

Medicaid is Our Lifeline

Medicaid is Our Lifeline

Medicaid Action 2

Saving Medicaid

“From an adult sibling who is guardian for her brother now.”

Colton’s Crew

Colton’s Crew

"We now have a little “ginger” one-year-old boy who loves squash, his dog Arnold, and his big Sister Ali with all his heart and has Down Syndrome.” We are not alone anymore-connected to Parent to Parent/Children’s Village and many other parents.

Colton’s Crew

Hearings 3/13/17

Bills 5/13/17

Medicaid Update 3/8/17

The Future of Medicaid is in Your Hands - Action 1

Section by section

Do NOT Cut and Cap Medicaid - Medicaid Action 1

Articles on GOP Medicaid Spending 3/3/17

Medicaid Update: March 8, 2017

Section-by-Section Summary of the House Proposal

How GOP health care bill compares with Obama-era law

10) Peer Mentoring Talking Points

11) Waiver Services Descriptions for Clients

9) NEW SERVICES UNDER THE IFS WAIVER EXPLAINED

8) Individual and Family Services Waiver

7) IFS_Person Centered Planning

6) IFS_Peer Mentoring

5) IFS_Community Engagement

4) IFS Waiver Flyer

3) DDA Waiver Services by Waiver

1) Bulletin_IFS_Waiver

Parent support (indvidual-groups) for UW-Children’s Village

Support Group King Co Social Gathering Evaluation

Parent support (individual groups) spanish Yakima Tracie Hoppis

P2P Feedback Survey King County

2016 SS P2P HP Match Post Match Follow up Helping Parent 3 Month Check-In

We’ve made deep connections with other parents also on a similar journey.

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