Resources

Autism Speaks has general information on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

King County Referral Guide: Provided by the King County Best Start for Kids program. Provides information on learning & development, childcare, family support, counseling, housing support, and basic needs.

The Arc of King County provides services including Information and Family Support for parents, guardians, and siblings; Supported Living Services for adults living in the community; Representative Payee for individuals needing financial management assistance; Homelessness Prevention for families at-risk of losing their housing; and Advocacy for self-advocates, family members, and community allies.

Open Doors for Multicultural Families provides information and referral services. Families can work with bilingual/bicultural family support specialists and connect them to vital resources.

Families for Effective Autism Treatment (FEAT) – A program in Bellevue, WA that aims to provides families with hope and guidance to help their children with autism reach their full potential.
Available Programs through FEAT:
Ben’s Fund: Grant opportunities to families across Washington State. Provides financial assistance with services specifically related to autism spectrum disorder treatments such as iPad’s for alternatives methods of communication for children.
iPad Restrictions Guide from Penny Tonn, MS, CCC-SLP, speech language pathologist from ABLE Health
Rising Star Autism Center (RSAC): Intensive early intervention program for children from ages 3-7 with Autism.