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This program offers information, referral and practical support about community and government resources for multicultural families caring for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in their native language. Our staff represents the following cultures: African American, Latino and Vietnamese.
American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) promotes progressive policies, sound research, effective practices, and universal human rights for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities
Prevention, safety tips & prevention.
What would your son, daughter or student with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) do in an encounter with the police? Run? Fight? Shut down? Melt down? Those are scary possibilities. More and more news stories across the country focus attention on individuals with ASD and other developmental disabilities who have unsafe or even disastrous encounters with law enforcement officials. BE SAFE The Movie and BE SAFE Teaching Edition are the exciting new teaching tools you have been waiting for! In BE SAFE The Movie, actors with autism and related disabilities interact with real police officers, modeling safe words and actions. Lessons in the Companion Curriculum offer materials to reach a wide range of learners.
Behavioral Support Team (BeST)services are available to children and youth ages 3-17 who are enrolled in the Developmental Disability Administration. BeST provides a timely and supportive response to families caring for children and adolescents with developmental disabilities and behavior challenges. BeST services are provided by Masters level therapists and are comprised of 8 to 12 weeks of in-home support.
Chinese Information & Support Center (CISC) helps Chinese and other Asian immigrants throughout King County achieve success in their new community by providing information, referral, advocacy, social, and support services. Contact Boliver Choi at 206-624-5633 x 4140
The mission of Disability is Natural is to encourage new ways of thinking about developmental disabilities, in the belief that our attitudes drive our actions, and changes in our attitudes and actions can help create a society where all children and adults with developmental disabilities have opportunities to live the lives of their dreams, included in all areas of life.
Horn of Africa Women's Association's (HAWA) mission is to empower the Horn of Africa women and their children through education and activities that will aid them in their transition from dependency to self sufficiency and integration into the American society.
Metro is committed to providing King County residents and visitors with valued transportation services, and our services extend to customers with special needs due to age or disabilities. Metro provides Access Transportation paratransit service for qualified customers, and 100% of Metro buses are accessible.
Ensuring that families who have family members with developmental disabilities and special health care needs have equal access to culturally and linguistically appropriate information, resources and services. Amharic, Arabic, Cambodia, Cantonese, Japanese, Korean, Kurdish, Russian, Spanish, Mandarin, Russian, Tigrinya, Ukrainian, Vietnamese.