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Internet Resources for Children with Special Needs

Organizations and information to support parents of children with special needs.
Resource Name Location Contact
ADA Information and Technical Assistance (US Dept. of Justice)

Parents of children with special needs may find this useful to ask specific legal questions related to the ADA and child care.

American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus (AAPOS)

The AAPOS provides resources to families of children with eye condition, including educational information and support groups.

American Indian Health Commission (AIHC)

The American Indian Health Commission (AIHC) for Washington State is a Tribally-driven non-profit organization. The AIHC works to improve health outcomes for American Indians and Alaska Natives through policy work at the state level.

Arc of Washington State

Offers services & programs for people with developmental & intellectual disabilities such as autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, epilepsy and related neurological disorders.

Assistance Dogs International

Assistance Dogs International is a worldwide coalition of non-profit programs that raise, train and place Assistance Dogs. Use this website to identify accredited programs in Washington State

Center for Parent Information and Resources

This website provides information, resources and trainings to support families who have children with special needs.

Cerebral Palsy Guide

Website offers support & assistance for parents and caregivers of children with cerebral palsy

Child Mind Institute

The Child Mind Institute is an independent, national nonprofit that serves children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders.

Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA)

Please contact your local office or regional headquarters for help applying for DDA services.

Disability Rights Washington

Mon – Fri 9:30am – 4:00pm (Closed from 12:00pm-1:00pm)
Provides free advocacy and legal services to people with disabilities.