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Putting the Brakes on Rage

It is important to understand where rage (or intermittent explosive disorder) comes from. It is not just the result of bad parenting or the child not trying hard enough. It is also not just an example of the child being manipulative, calculating, or choosing to behave badly. Rage is the natural reaction that all people [...]

By |2019-04-10T16:15:44-07:00April 19th, 2019|

It Takes A Village Conference – Vancouver, June 1

It Takes a Village is a conference bringing together a large, diverse group of service providers, panelists, speakers, and just plain fun stuff to help navigate the coordination of services and activities necessary to build a full life for yourself or your child with special needs. https://www.washingtonautismadvocacy.org/updates/events/?page=CiviCRM&q=civicrm/event/info&reset=1&id=100

By |2019-04-04T16:03:47-07:00April 17th, 2019|

YWCA Stand Against Racism: Mental Health Matters, Seattle, April 26

You're invited to an in-depth conversation on mental health through the lens of race and social justice at the 9th Annual Stand Against Racism, hosted by the People of Color Executive Council (POCEC) for YWCA Seattle | King | Snohomish. This event is free, but space is limited. Register today! https://www.ywcaworks.org/events/2019-04-26/stand-against-racism-mental-health-matters

By |2019-04-05T12:05:08-07:00April 14th, 2019|

SW WA Affordable Housing Conference for Individuals with Disabilities, May 13 in Vancouver

Join us for this free conference focused on issues surrounding housing options for individuals with disabilities. Breakout sessions, panels of experts, and a keynote speaker will highlight this event.  Focus will be on creative opportunities for supports, technology, and affordable living, bringing together families, professionals, government and non-profit agencies to explore successful housing options for [...]

By |2019-04-04T14:56:59-07:00April 13th, 2019|

Leadership/Advocacy Opportunity – Be Part of the Newly Forming Interpreter Services Work Group

The State Interagency Coordinating Council’s (SICC) Public Policy Committee invites you to apply for a position on the newly forming Interpreter Services Work Group. This work group will focus on problem-solving current concerns with access to interpreters for families receiving Early Support for Infants and Toddlers (ESIT) services. The work group will hold a commitment [...]

By |2019-04-10T15:59:30-07:00April 12th, 2019|

The Arc of Snohomish County Leadership Development Program – For People with Developmental Disabilities and Their Families

We invite you to attend this unique opportunity to become a more effective advocate for yourself, your family, and other people with developmental disabilities. This training will only have 2 in person meetings and the rest of the trainings will be held online at your convenience. The Arc of Snohomish County is offering this Leadership [...]

By |2019-04-12T08:18:49-07:00April 12th, 2019|