One on One Parent Support
Parent to Parent coordinators provide one-on-one support to families with children who have a disability or special healthcare need. Through personal meetings, emails, and phone calls, coordinators offer emotional support, practical advice, and information to help families navigate the unique challenges of raising a child with a disability.
Parent to Parent offers a variety of family activities, including the Family Fun Club. This club provides a fun and interactive way for families to spend time together and create lasting memories. It is open to all ages and ability levels.
The Arc offers a yearly workshop series for families called "A Full Life Ahead." This series covers a range of topics that are important for families of children with disabilities, including guardianship, navigating systems, IEP and 504 plans, and more. The goal of the series is to empower families to advocate for their children and live a full life together.
Parent to Parent has a peer support program called "Helping Parents" that connects parents of children with disabilities with trained volunteer parent mentors. These mentors provide emotional support, guidance, and resources to help parents navigate the challenges of raising a child with a disability. The program aims to empower parents to advocate for their children and build resilience.
Parent to Parent sends out a monthly email newsletter to inform families about events, resources, and opportunities related to raising a child with a disability. These newsletters cover a wide range of topics, including education, healthcare, therapy, and community events, and aim to provide support and information for families on their journey.
Resources and Referrals
Parent to Parent provides a wide range of resources and referrals to help families navigate the complex systems and services related to raising a child with a disability. This includes information on educational programs, healthcare providers, therapy options, financial assistance, and community resources. The goal is to empower families to make informed decisions and access the support they need.
Parent Support Groups
Parent to Parent hosts a parent support group called "TLC Parent Support" that provides a safe and supportive space for parents of children with disabilities to share their experiences, challenges, and successes. The group is facilitated by trained professionals and provides a platform for parents to connect with other families who understand their journey and offer mutual support.
Parent to Parent offers multicultural support to families, with a specific focus on providing resources and support in Spanish. This includes translated materials, Spanish-speaking staff and volunteers, and Spanish-language support groups and workshops. The goal is to ensure that families from diverse backgrounds have access to the information and support they need.
Help Navigating the Systems
Parent to Parent programs can be a valuable resource for parents navigating the disability systems, by providing support and guidance from other parents who have experience navigating the same systems. They can offer firsthand advice and information on how to access and utilize resources and support services for individuals with developmental disabilities.
Free meet up for parents and guardians raising a child, adolescent, or adult with disabilities or special healthcare needs. Benefit from the experience and support of other parents. Share with others and gain valuable information and advice and learn about valuable community resources. Group meets the last Wednesday of each month from 2-3 pm over Zoom.learn more
Free, online group that offers opportunities for social interaction, crafting, playing games, activities such as Bingo, listening to stories, singing songs together and more! Each month has a theme that the crafts and activities are centered around. All ages and ability levels are welcome. This group meets on This group meets on the third Wednesday of each month from 2-3 pm over Zoom.learn more
Parent to Parent coordinators provide support and resources to families who have children with disabilities or special healthcare needs. They offer emotional support to families, help them navigate the complex disability systems, and provide them with information and referrals to community resources. They also help families to connect with other families who have children with similar needs, allowing them to share information, advice, and support. Overall, Parent to Parent coordinators play a vital role in supporting families of children with disabilities, helping them to access the services and support they need.
Pacific County Parent to Parent Coordinator
Meet Amber Cook, our Parent Coordinator for Pacific County. Amber is dedicated to providing support and resources for families with children who have disabilities or special healthcare needs. She's available to answer questions, provide information and connect families with resources.
Multicultral Parent to Parent Coordinator for Grays Harbor and Pacific Counties
Meet Estela Aguilar, our multicultural Parent Coordinator for Grays Harbor and Pacific Counties, who offers Spanish-language support and resources for families with children with disabilities. Her knowledge of various cultural backgrounds allows her to provide tailored support for diverse families.
Grays Harbor Parent to Parent Coordinator
Meet Christie Chiles, our Parent Coordinator for Grays Harbor County, dedicated to providing support and resources for families of children with disabilities in the area. She is available to answer questions, provide information, and connect families with resources to help their child succeed
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