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Simply Sayin’ App – Medical Jargon for Kids in English and Spanish!

Phoenix Children's Child Life Development Department Check out this tremendous resource to help explain terms, orient kids to procedures/what to expect, and foster better communication. Although the app is "for kids," it can be used for adults, families, and professionals, as well to foster better communication and get to the "shared" part of caregiving for [...]

By |2019-12-10T08:27:45-08:00December 11th, 2019|

Photos From the WA State Fathers Network Conference

Last month we held the annual WA State Fathers Network conference. It was a wonderful day full of networking and exchanges of information, both formally and informally. If you weren't able to attend but are curious about what goes on, perhaps the photos in the link below will help. I hope you can join us [...]

By |2019-12-10T08:29:18-08:00December 10th, 2019|

Focus Group: Transition to Adulthood – Yakima, December 19

Focus Group: Transition to Adulthood Seattle Children's Hospital is collecting information from families about transition. Pre-registration is required to attend the Focus Group. Dinner will be provided for all who are participating. Thursday, December 19, 2019 @ 6 -8 pm Children's Village 3801 Kern Road Yakima, WA Register is required at least 24 hours in advance for childcare [...]

By |2019-12-06T09:21:53-08:00December 9th, 2019|

Down Syndrome Community of Puget Sound Holiday Party

Our Annual Holiday Party is a time for our community to come together and celebrate the holiday season complete with a decorated tree, festive music, a delicious pasta bar dinner catered by Fiasco, and a visit from Santa, who will sit for pictures and hand out gifts. We will also be serving a tasty treat [...]

By |2019-12-04T15:01:11-08:00December 6th, 2019|

All About ABLE Accounts – Webinar, December 5th

An ABLE account gives individuals with qualified disabilities, and their families and friends, a tax-free way to save for disability-related expenses, while maintaining government benefits. United States and state law authorized the creation of accounts. This free webinar will explore how ABLE accounts establish access to economic opportunity and serve as a protective factor against [...]

By |2019-11-20T10:00:27-08:00November 29th, 2019|

National Survey of Supports Family Members/ Adult Allies Provide to Young People During Their Transition Years

This survey will document the support that family members, parents, and adult allies provide for young people with behavioral health needs during the transition years, defined here as 16 to 25 years old. The information provided will help youth- and family-run organizations, policy makers, and service providers better understand and respond to the needs and [...]

By |2019-11-20T11:43:08-08:00November 27th, 2019|