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There are many ways for helping us change the lives of people with I/DD and their families. You can make donations, sponsor an event or program, volunteer or even donate your talent supporting a specific project.
There are many community activities which are suitable and beneficial for all. Most of the resources in this list are particularly aimed toward individuals who have intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Please visit our Community Calendar!
Seattle Children’s Alyssa Burnett Adult Life Center was created to help meet the important needs of adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or other developmental disabilities as they age out of the education system. The Burnett Adult Life Center hosts year-round classes for adults age 18 or older. Classes promote lifelong learning, enhance quality of life and provide meaningful ways to take part in the community.
We provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. It is our vision that all children achieve success in life. We partner with parents/guardians, and others in the community and hold ourselves accountable for each child in our program achieving higher aspirations, gaining confidence to overcome challenges, improving relationships with family and community, and obtaining educational success by staying in school.
These programs are for individuals aged eight and up who require extra assistance and support. Programs include classes and trips, as well as sports programs.
Whether you're looking for a day camp or swim lessons for your child, fitness or art classes for yourself, or skate lessons for your grandchildren — or anything in between — Bellevue Parks & Community Services has hundreds of opportunities to help you lead a healthy life! People with disabilities are welcome to participate in all events. If accommodations are required please communicate with the Highland Community Center.
The Issaquah Parks and Recreation Department welcomes and encourages children, youth and adults with developmental disabilities to register for all programs offered, not just programs listed on this page. Specialized programs for those with developmental disabilities run by Issaquah Parks and Recreation staff include: Bowling and pizza, community club, chorus, dances, drama club, Saturday social club, special events & holiday celebrations, thursday supper club.
Activities include sports, day camps, trips and tours, socials as well as gymnastics and martial arts classes. The programs serve individuals aged eight and up.
Shoreline offers an Adult Day Program, weekend trips, or special events specifically for individuals with developmental disabilities.
We offer four programs for adults with developmental disabilities: - Connections–comprehensive day health services, including occupational therapy and social and recreational therapies for adults, ages 30+, with moderate to profound physical and intellectual disabilities. - Young Adult Achievement Center–a classroom-like environment for young adults age 18 to 30. The Achievement Center is focused on life-long learning and skill development. - Compassionate Care–comprehensive day health services and palliative care for adults, ages 18+ with profound to severe physical and intellectual disabilities. - The Senior Club–comprehensive day health services for adults, ages 60+, with mild to moderate physical and intellectual disabilities
Camp Stand By Me is a fully accessible recreational facility providing residential summer camp and respite services for children and adults with any disability.
Inclusive recreation encourages opportunities for people of ALL abilities to participate and interact in Parks & Recreation activities together with respect. At The City of Federal Way, we encourage an environment that promotes and fosters physical and social inclusion of people with diverse backgrounds and various skill levels.
Provide individual and rehabilitative activities through specialized programs in our adult day health centers: - Get Active Program, focusing on functional living skills (such as bathing, dressing and mobility) - Therapy Integration Mobility Education (TIME), for persons with moderate to severe developmental disabilities, helps participants integrate into a goal-oriented setting where “teachable moments” abound - Life Skills, for our most self-directed participants, focuses on safety, nutrition, health, job skills and money management
The KCDDD is responsible for providing employment and day program services. The KCDDD currently provides the following services: Early Intervention/birth-to-three, employment, community access, housing, in-home family counseling, social and recreational activities, information and assistance, advocacy, homelessness projects, and program development/technical assistance.
Aktion Club is the only service club for adults with disabilities, with more than 11,000 members worldwide. Their mission is to provide adults living with disabilities an opportunity to develop initiative, leadership skills and to serve their communities.
A community-based non-profit organization, advocates for and works to support individuals with developmental disabilities to achieve their life style goals through supportive housing, recreation and employment opportunities and community education.