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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.

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Disability Specific

How do I connect with families who have the same diagnosis as my child?

Connect with Parent to Parent staff, or take a look at the Yahoo Groups.

 

Subcategories

Autism Spectrum

Brain Injury

Down syndrome

Epilepsy

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Fragile X

Learning Disability

here.doh.wa.gov/materials/autism-guidebook/13_AutismGd_E10L....

This document details: Autism services needed, autism rates, access to care, effectiveness of current services, other issues or concerns needed to provide sound policy recommendations.

www.nwesd.org/autism

Provides information, education and assistance focused on building the capacities of schools, families, and agencies to ensure that children and students with autism spectrum disorders, birth through 21 are appropriately served throughout the state of Washington.

www.autismsocietyofwa.org

Provide information on events and resources relating to autism in Washington State.

www.awaare.org

Working to prevent wandering incidents and deaths within the autism community.

www.brainenergysupportteam.org/about/

The mission of BEST is to provide support, advocacy, public awareness, education, and socialization opportunities to individuals with a brain injury and their families. BEST distinguishes itself from other brain injury organizations in that the leadership, services, and programs are built by and for individuals with brain injury and their families.

www.biawa.org

The Brain Injury Association of Washington (BIAWA) is dedicated to increasing public awareness, support, and hope for those affected by brain injury. Contact them to find a local support group or other upcoming events.

www.downsyndromecommunity.org

The Down Syndrome Community's mission is to improve the lives of individuals with Down syndrome and their families by focusing on education, communication, and advocacy. They cover the entire Puget Sound region and Western Washington.

www.epilepsynw.org

The Epilepsy Foundation Northwest leads the fight to stop seizures, find a cure and overcome challenges created by epilepsy.

www.featwa.org

FEAT engages with families to help them create effective in-home programs, navigate successfully through transitions, and meet with other parents who can offer guidance for the life journey of autism.

www.facebook.com/FXWashington

A resource for families, physicians, educators and therapists. They offer information packets, a resource library and regular meetings for newly and previously diagnosed families, educational materials to the community at large, schools, medical community, and social service agencies.

www.headstrong4life.org

HeadStrong is a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to supporting young people with Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) and their families. HeadStrong also educates and advocates for TBI prevention. We help young people living with TBI access support for the best recovery possible, secure a meaningful place in their communities, and live with dignity and respect.

www.hsdc.org

Information and resources for hearing, speech and deafness.

www.ldawa.org

Promotes and provides service and support to improve the quality of life for individuals and families affected by learning and attentional disabilities.

MDA

www.mda.org

MDA is the nonprofit health agency dedicated to finding treatments and cures for muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases by funding worldwide research.

www.nationalmssociety.org/Chapters/WAS

The National MS Society is a collective of passionate individuals who want to do something about MS now.

www.nofas.org

Education and advocacy on FASD issues and resources for people affected by FASD.

www.nofaswa.org

Resource and support programs for individuals with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and their families.