Advocacy resources

A Troubling Tale

Survey results on the No Paid Services Caseload

Action Network brochure

Letting your legislators know how you feel about specific budget items and bills being considered is as easy as 1… 2… 3!

Advocacy ATLAS: Accessible Tools for Leadership and Advocacy Success

Produced by Genetics Alliance in collaboration with National Family Voice and Parent to Parent USA. It contains more than 250 resources and tools for individuals with special needs and their families.

Advocacy Partnership Project 2019 Español

The American Association of People with Disabilities is a convener, connector, and catalyst for change, increasing the political and economic power of people with disabilities.

Advocacy Partnership Project brochure

Advocacy Partnership Project brochure - Advocacy Day is a great way to learn about the legislative process in person.

American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD)

The American Association of People with Disabilities is a convener, connector, and catalyst for change, increasing the political and economic power of people with disabilities.

Association for Children with Down Syndrome (ACDS)

ACDS programs deliver on our mission statement – to serve individuals with developmental disabilities throughout their lifetime. Our programs encompass three broad age categories: Early childhood and preschool years, 5 years plus, and adult years.

Caseload growth - budget

Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) Caseload Activity/Budget Appropriation by Fiscal Year

CEA agenda

Community Employment Alliance - Advocating, Educating & Partnering for Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities

FAIR Documentary Project

A multimedia project documenting the self-advocacy movement of people with developmental disabilities in Washington state.

Kids as Self-Advocates (KASA)

Supported by Family Voices, KASA is a national organization of young people with special needs.

PACER CENTER

Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights.

Self Advocates in Leadership (SAIL)

A statewide self-advocacy coalition focused on shaping public policies.

The Arc of the Peninsulas

was known as The Arc of Kitsap and Jefferson Counties

Where Do They Live

Where Do They Live

Where People Live—Type of Residence by Region

Where People with Developmental Disabilities Live—Type of Residence by Region

Williams Syndrome Office

The diagnosis of Williams syndrome generally has two parts: 1) Clinical diagnosis based on a variety of characteristics. See the What is Williams syndrome section for details and 2) Medical/genetic test confirmation through a DNA test which will be performed on a small amount of blood from the child. There are two DNA tests that can determine if a person has Williams syndrome.