KING COUNTY PARENT GROUPS
AutismKing – A group of over 600 parents in King County who are raising children on the autism spectrum. There are many parents who have children with PDD-NOS, Asperger’s syndrome as well as autism. A great place to connect with other parents for support and information.
To subscribe, send a blank email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Caring Circle – This group is for parents who have a child who has medically fragile/ medically complex, or other significant developmental needs, to connect and support each other.
To subscribe, send a blank email to: Caringcircleemail@example.com
CPKing – Over 60 parents in Washington state comprise this group. It is for parents who have children with cerebral palsy or a related disorder.
To subscribe, send a blank email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
DeafWA – An email support group for parents in the state of Washington who are raising children who are deaf or hard of hearing.
To subscribe, send a blank email to: email@example.com
DS King – A group of more than families in King County who are raising children with Down syndrome and want to get connected to other families.
To subscribe, send a blank email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
DS King babies – This group is for parents who are pregnant with a baby with Down syndrome or have a new baby with Down syndrome and want to get support and information during the bewildering times of new diagnosis. It also connects them to other families. There are a few “veteran” parents on the list to answer questions.
To subscribe, send a blank email to: DSKingBabiesemail@example.com
Grandparent to Grandparent – This group is for grandparents from all over the world who have grandchildren with special needs. Some of the grandparents are raising their grandchildren and many are “long distance” grandparents, all are very caring people.
To subscribe, send a blank email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
InclusionKing – This is a group for anyone in King County interested in inclusion for children and adults with disabilities. Mostly we discuss inclusive education, but recreational and community inclusion is also a focus. This is a great place to get ideas and celebrate success.
To subscribe, send a blank email to: email@example.com
IntoAdulthood – This group is for parents of young adults with special needs in the greater King County area. The purpose of this group is for mutual support and exchange of information and resources. This list serv is a service of The Arc of King County’s Parent to Parent Support Program.
To subscribe, send a blank email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
ParentsPlace – This group is for all parents in King County who are raising children with special needs. A wonderfully supportive “family” of over 170 parents, some of whom are raising children with ADD, autism,, Down syndrome, spina bifida and many who are undiagnosed.
To subscribe, send a blank email to: email@example.com
ParentsPlace Too – This email group is for single parents who are raising children with special needs. The families also have monthly get togethers at various locations around King County.
To subscribe, send a blank email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
P2PKingco – This is an email group that provides general information and announcements and updates to Parents in King County.
To subscribe send a blank email to: P2Pkingcoemail@example.com
P2Pteens – This is an email support and information group for parents of teenagers with special needs in King County.
To subscribe, send a blank email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Somali Families Autism Support – Somali American Autism Support (SAAS)’s mission is to raise awareness and assist Somali parents with autistic children find available resources. Father Support Groups / Mother Support Groups
For more information please email: Saaswa2011@gmail.com
WAChargefamilies – This group is for families in Washington State who are raising a child with Charge syndrome to connect for information and support.
To subscribe, send a blank email to: WAchargefamilies@yahoogroups.com
WAAA’s Supporting Parents of Autism (SPA) Group – WAAA’s Supporting Parents of Autism (SPA) Group is for parents who have children on the Autism Spectrum. Join us monthly in West Seattle, second Tuesday of each month, at 1pm-2:30pm for support, resources, and community.
For more information send email to: Ayn@washingtonAutismAdvocacy.org