Special Needs Resources


Seattle Children’s Hospital Autism Blog
The world of autism spectrum disorders is constantly changing and we at Seattle Children’s Autism Center are eager to share with parents and caregivers what we continue to learn. This blog is designed to be a resource on autism as well as to give you an opportunity to comment on our posts and engage with our experts.
What sets our blog apart from others is that we are providing information from a provider’s perspective. Our primary contributors are physicians, nurses, psychologists, and family resource staff who are knowledgeable about the diagnosis and the latest in treatments and therapies.
F.A.C.E.S. Northwest F.A.C.E.S. Northwest is a non-profit organization, dedicated to working in partnership with families helping children, adolescents as well as those transitioning into adulthood with autism maximize their strengths with the support and tools they need in order to grow socially, academically, and to be active participants in their community.
Northwest Theraputic Riding Center
Located just north of the City of Bellingham, WA, the
 NorthWest Therapeutic Riding Center, a nonprofit riding program, established in 1993, provides equine-assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) to people of all ages with a wide range of disabilities. The NWTRC is dedicated to enriching the physical, mental, emotional, and social well-being of our riders and their families in an environment which is safe, nurturing, challenging, and fun.
The ARC of Whatcom County Founded in 1950, The Arc was comprised of a small group of concerned and passionate parents and community members who would be catalyst for changing the public perception of children with disabilities.  For the past 60 years, The Arc has continued to grow and evolve along with the changing needs and issues people with disabilities and their families face.MISSION To improve the quality of life, increase the independence and assure the full inclusion in the community of all persons with developmental disabilities.
SEAS Single Entry Access to Services
Resource Directory for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs 
This guide provides a menu of ideas to draw upon as you consider how best to promote self-determination among your own children with disabilities.