As a Supported Living provider one of our essential tasks is advocating for clients, families and other stakeholders; even more essential is empowering self-advocacy. Access to support and resources is the first step toward self-advocacy. The following is a list of resources, individuals, families and ourselves, have relied on as advocates for those experiencing a developmental disability:

Autism Society of Washington

The Arc of Whatcom County

Department of Social and Health Services, DSHS, Washington State

Developmental Disabilities Council

DD 101 – 2011 overview of developmental disabilities and budget cuts,
prepared by the WA state ARC

DSHS Division of Developmental Disabilities

Revised Code of Washington