"Support For Children With Autism: Helping a Child Living with Autism to Deal With the Newtown School Tragedy" by Dr. Peter Faustino and Dr. Andrew Livanis
Autism Resource Guide developed by the Autism Outreach Project provides contact information for resources including family support, state and national organizations, and educational online resources.
University of Washington Autism Center - A nonprofit organization devoted to supporting families affected by autism spectrum disorders
Informing Families, Building Trust - A partnership for communication on developmental disabilities issues in Washington State
Washington State Office of the Education Ombudsman - Resolves complaints, disputes, and problems between families and elementary and secondary public schools in all areas that effect student Learning
Link: Washington PAVE Pipeline Newsletter - newsletter for WA PAVE
Family Voices of Washington State - "our mission is to support families and youth with special healthcare needs as decision makers at all levels of the health care delivery system."
Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP) Newsletter "Pulse" - newsletter for AMCHP
Fund the DDD Family Support Safety Net - Click here to read an issue paper by The Arc of Washington State regarding the possible elimination of four Individual and Family Services (IFS) programs by the Governor (one of these is Parent to Parent).
Advocacy Days: Wednesdays starting January 23rd through April 17th. Click here to find out how you can learn about and participate in the legislative process!
3/6 - 8: Special Education Conference, Shoreline Conference Center. Click here for more information.
3/30 - Family Support Conference, Spokane. Click here for more info.
5/1 - 3: Infant and Early Childhood Conference - in Tacoma. Click here for additional information.
6/19 - 21: "The Community Summit...Let's Get Connected" (Division of Developmental Disabilities) - in Ellensburg will bring together individuals committed to building inclusive communities...contact Monica McDaniel, Summit Coordinator with any questions at (206) 343-0881, #107.
The next Arc National Conference will be in Bellevue in 2013. Click here to get more info when it becomes available.