The Arc of King County Inclusion Academy

We are accepting applications to partiicpate in our new Inclusion Academy, a leadership training program for parents/families of children age 2-5 and allies interested in improving early childhood education and services to fully include young children with developmental disabilities.  This is a 9-month program which includes class sessions in fall 2019 and mentorship for community [...]

By |2019-08-06T14:22:50-07:00August 8th, 2019|

University of Washington Recruiting Families with Young Children (0-3) with Disabilities or Delays To Serve as Family Mentors

As part of a new personnel project designed to effectively prepare Early Interventions from education and social work backgrounds, the University of Washington is recruiting families to participate as mentors and in our monthly play groups. A goal of our project is to position families as educators, and for our scholars to learn from caregivers [...]

By |2019-07-30T16:17:37-07:00August 1st, 2019|

Maternal and Child Health Discovery Survey

The Washington State Department of Health would like to hear from you about the needs of mothers, children, and families, including those with special health care needs in your community and the state. The Maternal and Child Health Discovery Survey will help the Department of Health build a statewide list of emerging and unmet needs [...]

By |2019-07-31T10:07:58-07:00July 31st, 2019|

Families with Disability Concerns Take Extra Care when Planning for Emergencies

From PAVE:   A Brief Overview All families prepare for emergencies, but extra planning is critical when a loved one has a disability. For people with disabilities, The Red Cross provides a page dedicated to disaster safety that takes a step-by-step approach. Included are guidelines for creating a personal assessment and registering with a [...]

By |2019-07-23T11:00:20-07:00July 30th, 2019|