Washington state informational and networking events for families with children with special health needs

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Mar
10
Sun
Calling Autistic Parents @ The Arc of King County
Mar 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Calling Autistic Parents @ The Arc of King County

Square Pegs has a new group just for autistic and neurodivergent parents. They meet the 2nd Sunday of each month here at The Arc from 10am-12pm. If you have questions they can contact Jen.St.Cyr@gmail.com or Gina@bunster.org

Mar
12
Tue
Coffee & Tea with P2P Pierce County @ online
Mar 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Coffee & Tea with P2P Pierce County @ online

Coffee & Tea with P2P – This support group is for parents and caregivers seeking support to navigate the various emotions and life adjustments of raising a child, youth, and adult with a disability. This parent group helps connect families to Pierce County community resources, fosters relationships with other parents, and builds a support network for parents feeling isolated. This group meets online monthly on the 2nd Tuesday from 7-8 pm PT.

Mar
13
Wed
Awesome Autism Support Group @ online
Mar 13 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Awesome Autism Support Group @ online

Awesome Autism Parent Support Group – The Awesome Autism Parent Support Group is a community dedicated to providing a nurturing and empowering environment for parents and caregivers of children with autism. The primary goal is to offer emotional support, share resources, exchange experiences, and promote a sense of unity among parents, individuals, and families raising and child diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The group meets online on the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 12-1 pm PT.

Mar
18
Mon
Cerebral Palsy Caregiver Support Group @ online
Mar 18 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Cerebral Palsy Caregiver Support Group @ online

Join a monthly gathering of parents/caregivers of children with CP. During each meeting, you will hear from and engage with a guest speaker, and you will also spend time providing each other with community and support.

Meetings are held the 3rd Monday of every month from 5:30-6:30 PM via Zoom

Zoom room:
https://seattlechildrens.zoom.us/j/89149350457

Mar
19
Tue
Padre a Padre Grupo de Apoyo para Familias Hispanohablantes / Spanish Speaking Family Support Group @ online
Mar 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Padre a Padre Grupo de Apoyo para Familias Hispanohablantes / Spanish Speaking Family Support Group @ online

Padre a Padre Grupo de Apoyo para Familias Hispanohablantes / Spanish Speaking Family Support Group  Padre a Padre es un grupo de apoyo para familias hispanohablantes que tienen niños, jóvenes y adultos con discapacidades. Este grupo reconoce los desafíos que estos padres enfrentan son unicos y tiene como objetivo crear un espacio seguro e inclusivo donde puedan conectarse, compartir experiencias y obtener recursos informativos.Este grupo de apoyo se reúne mensualmente el tercer martes de 6:30 p. m. a 7:30 p. m. (hora del Pacífico).

Reflejos:

  • Accesibilidad: el grupo de apoyo es para hispanohablantes, lo que garantiza que las barreras del idioma no impide que los padres busquen y reciban ayuda.
  • Intercambio de información: el grupo ofrece información precisa y actualizada sobre diversas discapacidades.
  • Conexiones entre compañeros: este grupo facilita las conexiones y las amistades entre los padres. Esto les permite aprender de las experiencias de los demás y asi construir una comunidad de apoyo.
  • Sensibilidad cultural: este grupo de apoyo trata de estar a la par con sus valores culturales. Tomamos en cuenta nuestra cultura y tratamos de incorporarla para celebrar y preservarla.

Padre a Padre is a support group for parents/caregivers whose native language is Spanish that are raising children, youth, and adults with disabilities. This group recognizes these parents’ unique challenges and aims to create a safe and inclusive space where they can connect, share experiences, and access resources. This support group meets monthly on the 3rd Tuesday from 6:30 –7:30 pm PT.

Mar
28
Thu
Black/African American Family Support Group @ online
Mar 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Black/African American Family Support Group @ online

This group is for Black/African American families to come together as a cultural community to support one another as parents/caregivers of children, youth, adults and individuals with Developmental Disabilities. Come talk to other parents who get it.

Some of the topics on our agenda:

  • Sensory Processing Disorder & hair maintenance
  • Overcoming Cultural biases and stigmas
  • Parenting in public (overcoming behavior challenges & public opinions)

4th Thursday of each month from 7-8pm! Drop in and say hi!

Apr
9
Tue
Coffee & Tea with P2P Pierce County @ online
Apr 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Coffee & Tea with P2P Pierce County @ online

Coffee & Tea with P2P – This support group is for parents and caregivers seeking support to navigate the various emotions and life adjustments of raising a child, youth, and adult with a disability. This parent group helps connect families to Pierce County community resources, fosters relationships with other parents, and builds a support network for parents feeling isolated. This group meets online monthly on the 2nd Tuesday from 7-8 pm PT.

Apr
10
Wed
Awesome Autism Support Group @ online
Apr 10 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Awesome Autism Support Group @ online

Awesome Autism Parent Support Group – The Awesome Autism Parent Support Group is a community dedicated to providing a nurturing and empowering environment for parents and caregivers of children with autism. The primary goal is to offer emotional support, share resources, exchange experiences, and promote a sense of unity among parents, individuals, and families raising and child diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The group meets online on the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 12-1 pm PT.

Apr
14
Sun
Calling Autistic Parents @ The Arc of King County
Apr 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Calling Autistic Parents @ The Arc of King County

Square Pegs has a new group just for autistic and neurodivergent parents. They meet the 2nd Sunday of each month here at The Arc from 10am-12pm. If you have questions they can contact Jen.St.Cyr@gmail.com or Gina@bunster.org

Apr
15
Mon
Cerebral Palsy Caregiver Support Group @ online
Apr 15 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Cerebral Palsy Caregiver Support Group @ online

Join a monthly gathering of parents/caregivers of children with CP. During each meeting, you will hear from and engage with a guest speaker, and you will also spend time providing each other with community and support.

Meetings are held the 3rd Monday of every month from 5:30-6:30 PM via Zoom

Zoom room:
https://seattlechildrens.zoom.us/j/89149350457