FEAT of Washington has been developing, creating and inspiring autism programming for Washington’s children since 1996, to help children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) reach their full potential.
FEAT of WA provides grant opportunities to families who need financial assistance with services specifically related to autism spectrum disorder treatments, including aquatic therapy/adaptive swim lessons. From therapies to equipment we want to help support our local families ease some of the financial strain associated with autism. To find out if your family may qualify for an autism grant worth up-to $1,000.00 per child, go to Ben’s Fund Application & Instruction Page.
First Hand Foundation
First Hand strives to change children’s lives around the world, one child at a time, by providing funding for clinical necessities (such as medication, therapy and surgery), medical equipment and travel related to a child’s care. First Hand accepts applications from anywhere in the world. If you or someone you know would like to apply for assistance on behalf of a child, please review the financial guidelines and the criteria. If your child’s case meets all criteria, we are happy to consider your application.
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, is a non-profit organization, and its network of chapters nationwide help people affected by multiple sclerosis by funding research, driving change through advocacy, facilitating professional education, and providing programs and services that help people with multiple sclerosis and their families.
The cost of living with MS can be expensive. If you need help paying for something that would help maintain your independence, safety, health or overall quality of life, like aquatic therapy, download the application, or call 1-800-344-4867 and press 1.
Since 2003, the National Autism Association has created and implemented direct-assistance programs for the growing number of families affected by autism. Along with these services, NAA provides autism research funding, ongoing advocacy, support and education.
NAA’s Helping HandProgram was developed as a financial aid tool for families that need it most. The program provides families with financial assistance in getting necessary medical treatments, lab testing, physician-recommended supplements and therapies for their child with autism. Join their mailing list to receive notifications when grant cycles open.
The Disability Resource Center (DRC) at Bellevue College provides a wide variety of accommodation services for students with documented disabilities, and we work to educate the community and foster inclusiveness.
Bellevue School District Special Education
The Bellevue School District provides a wide range of programs and services for infants and students with disabilities, from birth through age 21. Once a child or young adult is identified as eligible for special education, the district provides education that is specially designed to meet the student’s unique needs and ultimately aimed at preparing the student for a post high school academic setting, employment and independent living. Special education is provided at no cost to the student or parent.
Capability Homecare delivers exceptional private duty services to senior residents throughout the Northwest. Capability is uniquely positioned to help people remain safe and independent in their chosen place of residence by offering a comprehensive suite of services including personal needs, assistance with activities of daily living, respite care and life enrichment. Ultimately, Capability is founded upon the core belief that incomparable service begins with a trusting relationship between the client, family, caregiver and company.
The Children’s Hydrocephalus Support Group was created to provide an opportunity for parents of children with hydrocephalus to share and learn from one another in an atmosphere confidentiality and support and to become better advocates for our children through education about hydrocephalus, treatments and therapies.
Founded in 1962, Kindering is the only early intervention center serving urban East King County. It is the largest intervention center in Washington State, one of the three largest centers in the nation, and notably the most comprehensive.
Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center provides equine-assisted therapies for children and adults with disabilities.
The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) is a national, nonprofit organization founded in 1970 and is dedicated to improving lives today. MSAA provides ongoing support and direct services to individuals with MS, their families, and their care partners.
OLS at Bellevue College is an innovative 90 credit Associates Degree program unlike any other program in the nation. This program gives adults with cognitive disabilities the opportunity to acquire an accredited college degree that leads to post-graduation employment rates well above the national average. The curriculum is occupational and life skills based taught through scaffolded instruction and universal design.
The Arc of King County provides a variety of support services for people with developmental disabilities and their families through its projects and programs.
Fathers Network connects men with other dads, resources, information and education, plus opportunities for “all family” celebrations. Focus is on assisting fathers as they become more competent and compassionate caregivers for their children with special needs.
With a Little Help is an award-winning, locally-owned Washington State licensed home care company proud to be serving the greater Seattle and Bellevue communities in King and South Snohomish Counties since 1999. It provides loving and supportive non-medical home care to seniors and others with special needs with the goal of helping them stay active and engaged in life.
Washington Autism Alliance & Advocacy is a personal advocate and legislative champion for children and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) & other developmental disabilities.
Butterfly Pediatric Therapy was born with a vision to help children reach their highest potential, and, to guide their transformation into positive and independent individuals.
Waypoint Pediatric Therapies is a physical-therapist owned clinic and serves children, adolescents and young adults with movement disorders in both individual and group settings.