Provides workshops, individual consultations and job development to address the communication needs of pre-symbolic communicators; including individuals who are deaf / blind / DD.
Community Services for the Blind and Partially Sighted
Provides independent living skills training for people with visual impairments.
Department of Services for the Blind
Statewide services for individuals of all ages.experiencing blindness/low vision. Services focus on independent living by providing orientation training and mobility support to individuals and families.
Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking & Technology (DO-IT)
Advocates for academic programs and careers for people with disabilities. Promotes use of computers to increase independence and productivity
Phone: (206) 685-3648 (Voice/TTY)
Phone Toll Free 1(888)972-3648 (Voice/TTY)
Develops manufactures and sells special devices to help people with disabilities reach their fullest potential.
Phone: 1(800) 832-8697
Hearing, Speech and Deafness Center
Supports children and adults to realize their full communication potential.
Listen and Talk
Teaches children with hearing loss to communicate and learn through spoken language.
Next Generation Technologies Software
Hardware and training services for Dragon Naturally Speaking.
Assists individuals in utilizing adaptive equipment for communication,
computer access and phone usage.
Phone: (206)826 -1063
Seattle Children’s Family Conversations
Focuses on the needs children from birth through age 3, who are deaf or hard-of-hearing.
Phone: (425) 482-4185
Special Education Technology Center
Provides school districts with technology resources that are otherwise difficult to find or access for students in special education.
Speech to Speech
Free telephone assistance service for individuals who have difficulty being understood due to a speech impairment or disability. Trained staff relay calls and repeat / clarify that which is not understood.
Phone: 1(877) 833-6341
Provides assistive technology resources for families, providers and schools (including equipment loans).
Washington Assistive Technology Act Program (WATAP)
Providing Assistive Technology resources and expertise to all Washingtonians with disabilities to aid in making decisions and obtaining the technology and related services needed for employment, education and independent living.
Washington Assistive Technology Foundation (WATF)
Promotes access to technology and economic opportunity for individuals with disabilities in Washington State.
Washington Relay Service
A free service provided by the WA State office of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing to ensure equal telephone communication access. Allows hearing callers to communicate with text telephone (TTY) users through specially trained relay operators. Calls can be made 24 hours a day to anywhere in the world. There are no restrictions to number, length or time of calls. Calls are confidential and no records of any calls are maintained.
Washington Sensory Disabilities Services (WSDS)
Provides information, training, technical assistance and resources to families and educators (statewide) for individuals age birth-to-21 with sensory disabilities, including individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind, visually impaired or deaf-blind.
Washington Talking Book and Braille Library
Free library service to individuals unable to read standard print material due to physical or learning disabilities.Equipment and books mailed (postage free) to library users