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  • Administration on Aging - one of the nation's largest providers of home- and community-based care for older persons and their caregivers

  • Arc of Washington State - to promote the education, health, self-sufficiency, self-advocacy, inclusion and choices of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families


  • Autoimmune Mom - this website offers support for mothers living with autoimmune disease


  • Brain Injury Association of Washington - to provide support to survivors of brain injury and their families, education to those who are being affected by brain injury


  • Center on Human Development and Disability, University of Washington - makes important contributions to the lives of people with developmental disabilities and their families, through research, clinical services, training, community outreach, and dissemination activities


  • Center for Accessible Technology - a resource for parents, teachers, and people with disabilities to find out about assistive technology resources and gain access to appropriate technologies


  • Department of Services for Blind - a state rehabilitation agency that offers assistance to persons who are blind or visually impaired


  • Developmental Disabilities Council - Washington State - promotes a comprehensive system of services, and serves as an advocate and a planning body for Washington State citizens with developmental disabilities


  • Disability.Gov - online Federal resource for people with disabilities

  • Disability Resources - a nonprofit organization established to promote and improve awareness, availability and accessibility of information that can help people with disabilities live, learn, love, work and play independently


  • Disability Rights Washington - private non-profit organization that protects the rights of people with disabilities statewide


  • Division of Developmental Disabilities - Washington State Department of Health and Social Services - strives to develop and implement public policies that will promote individual worth, self-respect, and dignity such that each individual is valued as a contributing member of the community


  • Division of Vocational Rehabilitation - Washington State Department of Health and Social Services - to empower individuals with disabilities to achieve a greater quality of life by obtaining and maintaining employment


  • Learning Disabilities Association - promotes and provides services and support to improve the quality of life for individuals and families affected by learning and attentional disabilities


  • Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services - Washington State Department of Health and Social Services


  • SightConnection provides counseling, training, computerized assistive technology, and products for King, Snohomish and Skagit county residents with vision loss


  • Speech-Language-Hearing Association - an organization which promotes professional excellence in speech-language pathology and audiology


  • Washington Assistive Technology Alliance - serves Washington residents of all ages with disabilities of all types, their families, employers and employment service providers, educators, health care and social service providers, and others seeking information about assistive technology (AT) and accessible information technology


  • Washington Talking Book and Braille Library - administered by the Seattle Public Library




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