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Parent Support for Children with Special Needs

Provide emotional support and information to families of children with special needs and/or disabilities.
Resource Name Location Contact
Seattle Parents of Preemies

Peer-led support group for parents of preemies & infants that experienced a prolonged NICU stay. Through in-person & online meetings, our group offers members community, support & education on topics relating to prematurely born and medically fragile children. We welcome all families, even those living outside of WA state. Meetings are held monthly.

Sibling Support Project (Children's Hospital)

Offers “Sibshops” for siblings of children with special health care needs and developmental disabilities.

South King CHADD (Children and Adults with ADHD)

Meeting date and time varies and are held via Zoom Meeting (live, online video meetings). Check the website, or contact the coordinator for more informatio (

South Puget Sound Up with Down syndrome

Support and resources for individuals with Down syndrome and their families

Thurston County Public Health & Social Services

Support offered by a public health nurse through Special Health Care Needs Program

United Cerebral Palsy of Oregon & SW Washington

Offers support, information & advocacy services for people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities and their families

Washington Multicultural Services Link

The Washington Multicultural Services Link (WMSL) is a non-profit grassroots organization formed in 2020 by Black families with loved ones with disabilities, community members, and volunteers.

Washington Sensory Disabilities Services

WSDS assists children who are deaf or hard of hearing, blind or visually impaired, or deaf-blind, by providing assessment services, training and other support to children, school districts, families and service providers. WSDS staff are located state wide.

Whatcom Taking Action

Mon – Fri 8:00am – 5:00pm
Provides phone screening, intake & referrals for children with special health care needs.