Washington State resources

A Troubling Tale

Survey results on the No Paid Services Caseload

Brain Injury Association of Washington

The Brain Injury Alliance of Washington (BIAWA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing public awareness, support, and providing hope for those affected by brain injury.

Center on Human Development and Disability (UW)

The Center on Human Development and Disability (CHDD) at the University of Washington makes important contributions to the lives of people with developmental disabilities and their families through a comprehensive array of research, clinical services, training, community outreach, and dissemination activities.

Charting the Life Course: Tool for Developing a Vision - Family

(Missouri Family to Family February 2014) & WA DSHS What to do and when to do it - for students with a developmental disability.

Children with Special Needs WA Calendar of Events

Community Calendar features events and activities for families in Washington State and is updated daily.

DSHS DDA Publications

Order Printed Books, DVDs and Videos Go to the Department of Printing’s Myfulfillment.wa.gov They are always prepackaged in set quantities of books or DVDs for student teaching.

Early Support for Infants and Toddlers

July 1, 2018, the Department of Early Learning became the Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF).

Invest in Life:  Growing Your Options Spanish

(Endowment Trust Fund summary page) 4.1.2015

Resources in Washington State

English, Spanish and Vietnamese (from Informing Families) Strategies to Support Real Lives: Connecting to Resources in WA State

Valued Lives: Inspired Living

Valued Lives’ passion is to empower vulnerable people to have real choice, real control and a genuine voice in the design, planning and delivery of their own supports and services.

WA County Resource Lists

After 20 years serving families of children with special needs, due to a loss of state funding, the Center for Children with Special Needs has closed its doors effective September 30, 2018. During the coming months, many resources on CSHCN.org will become available on SeattleChildrens.org.

WA DOH Oral Health Program

Oral Health for People with Special Needs & Educational Materials Oral Health Promotion Card and Brochure for Children with Special Needs are also available in Spanish.

Washington Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS)

As a Department we are tied together by a single mission: to transform lives. Each administration within DSHS has a refined focus on this mission.

Washington DOH Community Health & Division Programs List

Our programs and services help prevent illness and injury, promote healthy places to live and work, provide education to help people make good health decisions and ensure our state is prepared for emergencies.

Washington Human Rights Commission (HRC)

The mission of the Washington State Human Rights Commission is to prevent and eliminate discrimination through the fair application of the law, the efficient use of resources, and the establishment of productive partnerships in the community.