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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.
If a child is under age three and has special needs, or there are concerns about the way the baby or toddler is developing, they may qualify for services to support his/her development. Read more about EI at the King County Developmental Disabilities Division's website.
An evaluation will be used to determine his/her eligibility for EI services. There is nothing to be lost by having an assessment, so if you are concerned about your childs development go ahead and connect with a local provider.
View a list of EI providers at this website, and contact one near you to request a developmental assessment. You can also call CHAP to make a referral at 206-284-0331 or toll-free at 1-800-756-5437.
Connect with other parents & caregivers through Parent to Parent.
Parent to Parent (P2P) is a program for parents by parents who have children with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) or with special health care needs. P2P provides a network of peer support, information and referral, and educational workshops. P2P also provides Parent to Parent Virtual Support Group.
The primary purpose of this guide is to provide you and your family with an overview of the Washington State Department of Early Learning, Early Support for Infants and Toddlers (ESIT) program.
If your child is under age three and has special needs, or you are worried about the way your baby or toddler is developing, your family may qualify for services to support his/her development. An evaluation of your child
View this video designed for parents of young children with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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.
SOAR is the community coalition working together to promote the healthy development of children, youth and families in Martin Luther King County to ensure that all children succeed in school and in life. SOAR’s work reaches from prenatal care to young adulthood, allowing us to break down silos and coordinate among sectors, regions, ages, and more.