Parent Resources

The following links contain additional information and resources for parents of children with disabilities.

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These web links are provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only and do not constitute endorsement by USPD.

General Information:

  • OSPI Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction Guidance for Families: Special Education in Washington State
  • Special Education Alphabet Soup Acronyms used in Special Education and what they mean
  • CEC Council for Exceptional Children provides national advocacy for individuals with disabilities
  • Informing Families Information and resources on developmental disabilities throughout an individual's lifespan provided by Washington Developmental Disabilities Council.

State Agency information:

Parent supports:

Autism Resources:

ttention/Learning Resources:

Early Childhood Resources:

Intellectual disabilities Resources:

  • ARC of Washington Information and resources for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Transition Resources:

  • Do-It Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking and Technology program through University of Washington
  • Center for Independence Resource for individuals with disabilities to increase independence