Lead state agency that administers social and health programs, such as: Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA), Aging and Long Term Support Administration (ALTSA), Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR), Behavioral Health Administration, and the Office of Dead and Hard of Hearing.
Oversees programs that provide safe and healthy early care and education opportunities for all children. Programs include: Early Support for Infants and Toddlers, Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program, and Head Start.
Within the University of Washington Center on Human Development and Disability, UCEDD provides technical assistance, outreach, clinical services, training, and information in support of individuals with developmental disabilities.
Civil legal assistance and representation to low-income people in situations affecting basic human needs, such as family safety and security, housing preservation, protection of income, access to healthcare, education, and other basic needs.
Up to date information about issues, services and supports for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. Features blogs by parents, an extensive video library, news bulletins, and social media information sharing.
Helping Parents (matching parents in one-to-one relationships with trained, experienced parents based on similar diagnoses and family issues), information and referral, -workshops, trainings, support. 800-821-5927
Helping individuals and families improve access to health insurance benefits, effective services in schools, and supportive community-based services, regardless of their personal financial situation. 425-894-7231