Websites for Families
The ARC of Snohomish County is a great non-profit organization that works with youth with developmental disabilities and their families to promote quality education, health, independence, self-advocacy, and inclusion into the community.
The Autism Outreach Project is a State Needs Project, supported by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, the Northwest Educational Service District, and The Department of Early Learning. The AOP provides links, resources, and reference materials for districts, parents/guardians, and students with autism spectrum disorder.
The Washington Assistance Technology Act Program is a resource for people with disabilities, their caregivers, teachers and other professionals. WATA provides information, referrals, consultation, training, legal advice, technical consultation, and publications on assistive technology. They also help people connect with local resources. Learning Disabilities Online is the leading website for parents, teachers, and other professionals about learning disabilities.Speaking of Speech is an interactive site targeted to speech/language pathologists and teachers to utilize for the purpose of improving communication at school. This site is also helpful for families to see the latest strategies being used to improve communication.