List of State Resources - Washington

Autism SpeaksAutism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout life, to the needs of people with autism and their families.
DC Autism ParentsDCAP is dedicated to helping families in the Metropolitan District of Columbia whose lives have been affected by autism through advocacy, education, support, services, and research to promote inclusion and community awareness.
Center for Autism Spectrum Disorder (CASD)CASD is a multidisciplinary team comprised of pediatric autism specialists, including clinical psychologists, neuropsychologists, child and adolescent psychiatrists, developmental pediatricians, social workers, and speech / language pathologists, who work to provide the best possible care.
Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)The non-profit organization's activities include the promotion of public policies, the development of autistic cultural activities, and leadership trainings for autistic self-advocates. They also provide information on autism, the rights of people with disabilities, and systems change to the public through several different educational, cultural, and advocacy projects.
Milestone Autism ResourcesMilestones Autism Resources improves the lives of people on the autism spectrum by educating, training, and connecting the autistic community with evidence-based information.
St. Coletta of Greater WashingtonThe mission of St. Coletta of Greater Washington, the nonprofit organization, is to empower children and adults with intellectual disabilities to discover their full potential through the school program, the adult program, and Coletta Collections.
My Autism TeamMyAutismTeam is a free social network that makes it easy for you to get the emotional support you need from others like you, and get practical advice and knowledge about managing autism treatments or therapies.
Hearst Elementary School. Autism Program at HearstIt is one of the only schools in DCPS (DC Public Schools) that offers a program for students with autism in all these grades. Additionally, the autism program at Hearst has a maximum of 8 students per classroom, each with one classroom teacher and two paraprofessionals. The autism program at Hearst has wonderful service providers on site, including an occupational therapist, speech-language pathologist, school psychologist, social worker, and school counselor, as well as a physical therapist available as a consultant.
Autism SocietyThe Autism Society of East Tennessee is a community organization that improves the lives of all people affected by autism spectrum disorders through the collaboration, education, and support services they provide
AMCHP association of maternal y child health programsSPHARC is a comprehensive web-based resource center intended to provide ongoing technical assistance and facilitate inter-state learning to increase state capacity in developing and implementing systems of care for children and youth with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities through resource development, technical assistance, and peer learning.
The arc Washington stateAs a nonprofit organization, The Arc of Washington State advocates for quality services and the funding necessary to meet the needs of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families, including birth to three services, special education, employment and residential support, health care, transportation, rest and inclusion in the community.
Autism society WashingtonThe mission of the Autism Society of Washington is to improve the lives of all affected by autism spectrum disorders in Washington State. ASW also promotes opportunities for people to become fully integrated and participating members of their communities by providing support to families and promoting advocacy, public awareness, education, and the dissemination of current research related to autism.
The Center for Children with Special NeedsThey collaborate with a variety of health care organizations, state agencies, families, and health care providers to plan and implement grants and contracts that improve systems of care and increase access to health education and community resources.
Washington autism allianceWashington Autism Alliance (WAA) expands access to health care, education, and services for people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and related intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in Washington state.
The Developmental Disabilities CouncilDDC advocates for better services and supports for people with developmental disabilities and their families. The job is to understand the needs of people with developmental disabilities and their families, and to find ways to improve the system so that it supports people to live successfully in the community.
Uw Autism Center. Center of human Development Disabilities. University of Washington
They serve individuals and families affected by autism spectrum disorders through exceptional clinical services, innovative scientific research, and high-quality training. Its clinical services include diagnosis, evaluation and intervention for people with ASD
EastersealsProvides exceptional services, education, outreach and advocacy so that people living with autism and other disabilities can live, learn, work and play.
Autism Learning PartnersProvides services to children with autism and other developmental disabilities including center-based, home-based ABA therapy, early intervention, diagnostic services, social skills program, parent involvement and training, speech, occupational and physical therapy , telehealth services, comprehensive ABA therapy, and focused ABA therapy.
Blue SprigThey are leading ABA therapy providers nationwide. The team includes highly-skilled board-certified behavior analysts and registered behavior technicians dedicated to offering personalized care. Services include home and center services, family counseling assistance, and ABA therapy. Accept most major insurance policies
We Rock the SpectrumRobert and Danielle, parents of a child with ASD, know that there is a deep need for a place where children of ALL abilities can play, learn and grow together in an inclusive environment. The gym includes Suspended equipment with swings, Protective mats and pillows, Zip line: to release stress and relax the joints and body, Trampoline, Indoor play structure, Sensory toys, Fine motor area and arts and crafts
Carlos Viera FundationThe Carlos Vieira Foundation is a charity that focuses on the following three campaigns: Race for Autism, which seeks to help people who are affected by ASD through fundraising, donations, awareness creation, events with support volunteer and others. Race 2B Drug-Free, is a campaign to raise awareness and educate the community about the harmful effects of drug use. And finally, Race to End the Stigma, a campaign created to change the way people perceive those living with mental illness and the way affected people perceive themselves.

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Disclaimer: The resources posted on Ability Life Solutions are meant solely as suggestions and should not be construed as child-specific advice. The Center For Autism and Related Disorders recommends working with a board-certified behavior analyst (BCBA) who has experience with autism before starting any intensive behavioral intervention. Any choices you make in determining your child’s treatment are completely at your own discretion.

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