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Best in the Northwest Autism Conference

 

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By |August 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Autism Awareness Day at Safeco Field

Join the Seattle Mariners for Autism Awareness Day at Safeco Field. A sensory-sensitive quiet area will be setup on the day of the game in the Ellis Pavilion, where attendees can take a break when needed. Receive an Autism Awareness Day t-shirt when you purchase through this offer.

Redeem your t-shirt (while supplies last) by bringing […]

By |June 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Combined Fund Drive Event Report

On November 29, 2016 the Washington State Combined Fund Drive and the Office of the Secretary of State held a Carnival-themed Giving Day event at the State Capitol Library Lunchroom. The Autism Society of Washington was one of two non-profit organizations that were invited to this event; the other non-profit was Parent2Parent of Thurston County. […]

By |June 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Waiver Renewal Stakeholder Workgroups – King County

Dear King County Parent and Family Coalition Members,

 

Following is an important opportunity to provide feedback on waivers to the Developmental Disabilities Administration.

 

 

——— Waiver Renewal Stakeholder Workgroups ———————————–

 

DDA is preparing to renew the Basic Plus, Core, Community Protection & Children’s Intensive Behavioral Support waivers and we want your input! Renewals occur every five years so it […]

By |September 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Outdoors for All – Learn to Bike!

 

Register online at https://www.activityreg.com/selectactivity_t1.wcs or by calling 206-838-6030 x200.

By |August 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Public Policy and Advocacy News and Notes

LEGISLATION WATCH
S.2614/H.R. 4919  Kevin and Avonte’s Law of 2016
Kevin and Avonte’s Law passed the Senate with bipartisan support last week, securing advocates one more victory in the quest to provide law enforcement with critical training and resources to eliminate wandering incidents involving individuals on the autism spectrum. The bill has now been sent to the House for […]

By |August 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Ship Tour of Explorer of the Seas, Seattle WA 8/5/2016

Explorer of the Seas is offering a special tour of their cruise ship for families with special needs. An expert from Miami, Ron Pettit, who specializes in cruising and guests with special needs, will be leading the tour and lunch. There is no obligation for anyone to book a cruise, nor will there be anyone […]

By |July 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Calling all Campers: Time to register for summer camp at Camp Beausite NW!

We hope you have had a fabulous year and look forward to seeing you at summer camp this July!

We’re busy planning all sorts of fun activities, programs and outings for our campers with special needs, ages 6-65+.

 

As of Saturday, January 30th, you can register on our website, or print and mail in the forms, or […]

By |February 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|

Sensory Friendly Theater Experience – January 31 at the Everett Civic Auditorium

 Thanks to the Mark and Vickie Fund of the Nysether Family Foundation

Village Theatre Pied Piper presents a

Sensory-Friendly Performance of

Sunday, January 31, 2016 at 4:00PM

Everett Civic Auditorium, 2415 Colby Ave, in Everett

on the Everett High School campus

Admission to this performance is FREE, and requires advanced reservations

Please call the Everett Performing Arts Center Box Office […]

By |January 28th, 2016|News|

Research Opportunity at the READi Lab of UW

The READi Lab at the University of Washington conducts research related to early identification and treatment of autism spectrum disorders. One of their current studies is called Project ImPACT (Improving Parents as Communication Teachers), which evaluates a parent-implemented intervention to improve children’s social and communication skills. To participate, you must live within 30 miles of […]

By |December 17th, 2015|News|