Website Accesibility Statement from PAVE

Partnerships for Action, Voices for Empowerment (PAVE) is making a conscious effort to make this website accessible to everyone. Currently, PAVE is in the process of launching a new website and is in transition.  If you have problems accessing something on the current website, or have a suggestion for improving the website’s accessibility, please email To read more about our statement click on: Website Accesibility Statement from PAVE

PAVE is a parent directed organization that works with families, individuals with disabilities, professionals and community members in all walks of life and with all types of disabilities. Since 1979, PAVE has provided information, training and support for over 1,000,000 individuals with disabilities, parents and professionals.

A unique and powerful combination of experience and knowledge is at the heart of PAVE. Individuals with disabilities and parents of individuals with disabilities who have a good understanding of the many challenges of accessing services comprise the PAVE staff, Board of Directors, and PAVE’s active volunteer network. The approach is one of collaboration between all involved parties. This personal touch, combined with the comprehensive knowledge and information PAVE can provide, makes this organization the premier resource in Washington that families can turn to for training, information and support.

A splendid evening was had by all who were able to attend this 2014 Annual Dinner and Auction in support of military and civilian families who have children with disabilities or special health care needs. Join us next year for PAVE’s 7th Annual Dinner and Auction on Saturday, October 21, 2017.

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PAVE’s resources include a quarterly newsletter (PAVE Pipeline), our new website with volumes of resources to print and share, a Facebook page and Twitter feed, an annual PTI Conference, bi-lingual/ bi-cultural staff, a weekly current events news sheet
(PAVE Pipeflow), and plenty of free and low cost materials in a variety of formats and languages.

PAVE began with a small seed grant that provided assistance for families in Pierce County, Washington. PAVE currently has many different programs that cover a variety of areas and resources.

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