Medicaid for Military Families

Your child, if qualified, can get benefits from BOTH Medicaid and TRICARE. This includes children who get benefits from the TRICARE Extended Care Health Option (ECHO) program. Beneficiary Counseling and Assistance Coordinators at TRICARE can answer questions about receiving Medicaid benefits while on TRICARE. Your child may qualify for certain Medicaid programs called waivers, even Read More

Summer 2020 Recreation and Staycation Options

Summer activities might look different in 2020 because of measures to slow spread of COVID-19. Here are some links and ideas for accessible staycations and other recreation options. This list is subject to changes and updates. Have a suggestion to add? Send us an email: pave@wapave.org. Please note that these resources are not affiliated with Read More

Links for Learning at Home During School Closure

Please note that these resources are not affiliated with PAVE, and PAVE does not recommend or endorse these programs or services. This list is not exhaustive and is provided for informational purposes only. Bookshare.org provides accessible materials that can be customized with alternative formats for people with dyslexia, blindness, cerebral palsy, and other reading barriers. Read More

Links to Support Families During the Coronavirus Crisis

Please note that these resources are not affiliated with PAVE, and PAVE does not recommend or endorse these programs or services. This list is not exhaustive and is provided for informational purposes only. PAVE provides a separate resource list to help parents support learning at home: Links for Learning at Home During School Closure WestEd.org, Read More

Links for Youth

Institute for Educational Leadership (IEL) is a nationwide program that works towards elevating achievement in education and workforce development through innovative leadership development with the goal of better preparing young people with disabilities for careers, college, and citizenship. Rooted in Rights utilizes pure and accessible stories from within Washington State to truly channel narratives surrounding Read More

Links for Military Families

Autism Care Demonstration – The TRICARE Comprehensive Autism Care Demonstration (Autism Care Demo) covers applied behavior analysis (ABA) services for all eligible TRICARE beneficiaries diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Occupational therapy, Physical therapy, Psychological services and many other services are covered by TRICARE for beneficiaries with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) – The Read More

Links for Health & Wellness

National Family Voices  – Access and contact information for state Family-to-Family (F2F) Health Information Centers. Direct support for children or youth with special health care needs, such as premature birth; autism; mental, behavioral, or emotional health issues; a genetic diagnosis; or a physical or developmental disability. The National Center for Medical Home Implementation (National Center) is Read More

Links for Parent & Family

Lines For Life  (503-575-3764)  offers a Racial Equity Support Line with support offered by BIPOC professionals for individuals who are seeking support in response to experiences of racism, microaggressions, and issues related to immigration or cross-cultural conflict. Monday-Friday, 9 am to 5 pm Pacific Standard Time. Arc of Washington – A statewide website with county support, resources Read More

Links for 504

The Difference Between IEPs and 504 Plans: An agency called Understood.org provides a chart describing the differences between a Section 504 Plan and an Individualized Education Program (IEP). Sample 504 Plan for a Student with ADHD: Understood.org provides a variety of templates that can help families participate with school staff in designing educational support plans. Read More