For a more comprehensive list of resources available in Pierce County and Washington State, please contact the Pierce County Parent Coalition for Developmental Disabilities at 253-564-0707 and ask for a free copy of their most current “Resource Guide.”
Services and programs for people with developmental disabilities, such as, autism, cerebral palsy, mental retardation, epilepsy and related neurological disorders that occur before age 18.
The mission of the Autism Society of Tacoma is to promote lifelong access and opportunity for all individuals within the autism spectrum, and their families, to be fully participating, included members of their community. Education, advocacy, public awareness efforts and the promotions of research form the cornerstone of AST's activities.
Provides free developmental screenings for children ages birth to three.
International professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities and/or the gifted.
The national information and referral center provides information on disabilities and disability-related issues for families, educators, and other professionals. NICHCY’s special focus is children and youth (birth to age 22).
The state agency charged with overseeing K-12 education in Washington.
PAVE, a parent organization providing support, advocacy, training and information resources to empower families and individuals
PSESD is one of nine educational regional agencies serving school districts and state-approved private schools in Washington State. ESDs function primarily as support agencies and deliver educational services that can be more efficiently or economically performed regionally.
CLOVER PARK SCHOOL DISTRICT
10903 Gravelly Lake Drive SW, Lakewood WA 98499 | 253-583-5000
Creating Promising Futures.
The mission of Clover Park School District is to ensure each child learns what he or she needs to know to succeed and contribute to the community.