Online – Information Education Conversations

Learn about resources for Individuals with disabilities. Join the conversation about disability services in Pierce County. Sessions include 30 min panel presentation and 30 min of Q and A.

AUGUST 12th, 2021

Explore and increase understanding of housing options for people with developmental disabilities in Pierce County

The evening presentation will focus on current housing options available to individuals with developmental disabilities.  Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions about housing options such as Adult Family Homes, Shared Living, Companion Homes and Supported Living.  This is an important step in planning the future for your son or daughter that meets your families’ needs and expectations.   We look forward to having you join us for this presentation.

SEPTEMBER 9th, 2021

Quality Cognitive and Adaptive Testing

Cognitive and adaptive testing can be something that makes or breaks a person’s access to disability services.  This session panel will talk about what is quality cognitive and adaptive testing accepted by systems like DDA and SSI;  How to access testing;  and understand paperwork from the school and medical field.

OCTOBER 14th, 2021

Highschool Transition is not a place: Plans for post high school adult life.  

Talk with experienced leaders about: What makes a great transition Individual Education Plan (IEP); Services 18-21 and beyond;  Ways to build life skills and balance academics;  When and how graduation pathways start;  Work skills and placement options;  Creative and individualized job skills and life skills goals and plans; and Student and parent rights in the process.

Language interpretation requests for ASL – 需要中文翻譯 – 한국어 번역 요청Запросы на перевод на русский язык – Codsiyada fasiraadda afka soomaaliga – Solicitudes de intérprete de español – Yêu cầu thông dịch viên tiếng Việt – or for accommodations call Doreen 253-439-8001 at least 1 week prior to event.



Pierce County WA ICC Virtual Resource Fair

Join the Early Support for Infants and Toddlers Community in Pierce County Virtual Resource Fair

June 9, 2021 from 9:30 – 11:00 AM

Visit virtual information or live video booths ask questions from the staff of local organizations that serve infants and toddlers in Pierce County WA.

Pierce County Interagency Coordinating Council (PCICC) coordinates and fosters the development of a comprehensive countywide system of accessible early intervention (EI) services. The focus of PCICC is to ensure that families have easy access to a wide range of services and to help build local capacity.

What to Expect in Your Telehealth Visit

Find out what to expect from a telehealth visit from people who have been through it themselves. Go step-by-step through the process of a telehealth visit and talk to those who have gone through their own telehealth journeys. Free and open to everyone!

Tools of Telehealth Webinar

Come learn about the systems your family’s doctor may be using for telehealth. Information on the technology and platforms of telehealth will be discussed, along with real-world experiences from individuals with special health care needs.
Free and open to everyone!

Online – Wheelie Awesome Parent and Family Group

Please Register/get a ticket to receive the Zoom link and password.
This helps keep our meetings secure.
No meetings on holidays or in June or December
We are a group of parents and caregivers of children with disabilities, or special health care or learning needs who use mobility devices like wheelchairs, walkers, strollers, standers, canes, etc. We meet at Noon on the last Thursday of the month. No meetings on holidays or in June and December.
Parenting is stressful for everyone and parenting a child with special needs is unique and can be isolating.
Come to join us for some virtual conversation and learning with parents who get it.
This group is about community, support, laughter, sharing resources, and just having a safe place to talk about whatever is on your mind.
Questions for Pierce county Parent to Parent?
Call 253-439-8001 or email

Find great resources for DDA, Learning in Schoolparent and family videos, and more at

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Online – If We Ran Schools – Youth Perspectives on Disability and Deaf Culture

In this fourth in the Understanding Ableism series, we will be discussing
Ableism and Disability & Deaf Justice in the public school setting.
In this presentation, participants will:
• Identify some key issues in the current public school system, from the perspective of Deaf, Blind, and disabled youth ranging in age from middle school to graduate school students.
• Identify what improvement would look like, including how they might act in solidarity as educators and community members to address disability justice.
• Recognize how student wisdom can shape local and state education policy and practices.

Go to the event for more information

Hosted by: King County Disability Consortium
Presented by: Governor’s Office of Education Ombuds, Inclusion for All, PAVE, and Roots of Inclusion

Forward With Hope PAVE Annual Event

2020 is a year like no other we have lived.  In this time of disruption, our connections and relationships are even more important.

Online Auction: Nov. 14 – 19th
Opens: Saturday November 14, 2020

​We will gather together to share stories, strengthen our support with one another, and amplify our voices in these times! Join us! ​

Our online auction will include many wonderful Silent Auction items featuring activities, family centered packages, driveable trips from WA, and more!  Stay tuned and thank you to all the businesses who are donating!  Sneak peeks coming this Fall!

Virtual LIVE Auction November 19, 2020

Our LIVE auction will include time for us to gather as a community!  Family, friends, neighbors and now across the country, can join to support PAVE’s Mission:
To provide support, training, information and resources to empower and give voice to individuals, youth and families impacted by disabilities.

We will showcase the amazing work that happens every day in the lives of military and civilian families and their loved ones.  It will include some exciting packages to bid and win!  Thank you to all the businesses who are donating!  Sneak peeks coming this Fall!

Travis Airforce Virtual INSE Two Day Workshop

Travis AFB Virtual In-Seat Registration

Please note! This training will take place on TWO days!
November 14th and November 15th
10am-12pm PST and 5pm-7pm PST both days.

STOMP workshops are an opportunity for military families to receive information and resources to enhance connections and knowledge that will foster collaborative environments to strengthen family and professional partnerships further.

Sessions are held virtually both days during the times listed on Zoom. You will receive a Zoom link and password a few days before the workshop. This workshop is open for families located at Travis AFB. Community/local professionals are welcome to attend to share their resources and information.