Autism Society of Washington

Improving the lives of all affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders in Washington State.

A chapter of the Autism Society of America, providing resources and information for the state of Washington.


Disability Rights Washington

Disability Rights Washington (DRW) is a private non-profit organization that protects the rights of people with disabilities statewide.  Our mission is to advance the dignity, equality, and self-determination of people with disabilities.  We work to pursue justice on matters related to human and legal rights.

We provide free advocacy services to people with disabilities.  Contact us for:

  • Disability rights information and referrals;
  • Problem solving strategies for disability issues;
  • Community education and training; and
  • Legal services for disability discrimination or violation of rights.

We focus our legal resources on major cases which will improve service systems for people with disabilities.


DO-IT | Univ. of Washington

(Disabilities, Opportunities, Internet-working, and Technology)

Mission: DO-IT serves to increase the participation of individuals with disabilities in challenging academic programs and careers. It promotes the use of computer and networking technologies to increase independence, productivity, and participation in education and employment.

Phone: (206) 685-DOIT or (888) 972-DOIT

College: You Can DO-IT! video |
Preparing for College: An Online Tutorial |
AccessSTEM: The Alliance for Students with Disabilities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Informing Families | Washington state resources

Informing Families | Building Trust  (IFBT)

Find information & resources on developmental disabilities

This website is sponsored by the Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council, in collaboration with the Division of Developmental Disabilities and others, to provide information about issues, services and supports that make a difference in the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities & their families.





Northwest Autism Center | Spokane


25 W. 5th Ave, Suite 113
St. Anne’s Children and Family Center
Spokane, WA

Our Vision


Northwest Autism Center exists to support, facilitate and build accessible and comprehensive, community-based approaches to helping children and adults with autism spectrum disorders in the Inland Northwest.

Each individual with autism spectrum disorders living in the Inland Northwest will have access to early diagnosis and treatment; best practices in public education and health-care; and, the social supports necessary for optimal personal growth and the fullest level of participation within family and community.

Washington Autism Alliance and Advocacy

WAAA is committed to: Removing barriers to insurance coverage of effective autism treatment in the state of Washington | Promoting Clinical Practice Guidelines for evidence based treatment of autism | Promoting an adequate network of healthcare providers (including behavioral and allied health treatments) with bonafide autism experience statewide, regardless of funding source (Medicaid, private insurance) | Providing support, guidance, and resources to families and professionals towards making effective autism treatment and socially significant habilitative programs attainable statewide.

Resources; Facebook page; Yahoo group


Washington State Business Leadership Network

An organization of business, employers, and community partners who support and educate other business to recruit, hire, retain, promote, and increase customer services for people with disabilities.

Contact: Karen Walter, CEO
Phone: (206) 427-7675