Event Calendar

This calendar is set up by city to make it easier to search what is happening near YOU!

Apr
25
Thu
Tacoma – April Volunteer Orientation @ PAVE Headquarters
Apr 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Tacoma - April Volunteer Orientation @ PAVE Headquarters | Tacoma | Washington | United States

Interested in volunteering for PAVE?   Great volunteer opportunities are available at PAVE. We can find the right fit for you.  Come learn what our mission is and together we can achieve that mission and help to make a difference in our community.

Highlighted Volunteer Opportunities:

Helpline Volunteer Position: This is the first point of access and connecting for many families and individuals with disabilities to get the help they need.  The Helpline collects information via calls and emails, works with referrals and data management. Time commitment is 2-4 hours a week, open Monday-Thursdays.

General Office Help: PAVE has various on- going office projects that we would love your help on. 

Please register online if you are interested in volunteering, we hope to see you there!

Apr
26
Fri
Spokane – PAVE Parent Training & Information – IEP Clinic @ The ARC of Spokane
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Spokane - PAVE Parent Training & Information - IEP Clinic @ The ARC of Spokane | Spokane | Washington | United States

ABOUT THIS CLINIC

PAVE PTI, along The Arc of Spokane, Spokane Count Parent Coalition, are proud to provide free 1:1 sessions with your local PAVE Parent Resource Coordinator to discuss any questions or concerns you might have about your child’s IEP, 504 Plan, school evaluation, FBA, and Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP).

Sessions are 50 minutes long and are by appointments on the hour.

Remember to bring copies of your documents to your scheduled appointment time.

New to the world of special education and don’t have documents yet? No problem!

Your local PAVE Parent Resource Coordinator will sit down with your and answer your questions.

Richland – Monthly Trainings in Central Washington @ Round Table Pizza
Apr 26 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Richland - Monthly Trainings in Central Washington @ Round Table Pizza | Richland | Washington | United States

Parents can bring their IEP’s or assessments and together we offer support and information.No appointment necessary.

We also share current updates in special education.

Take advantage of this opportunity to have your own Parent Training and Information Specialist with you and be informed on your rights and your children’s rights.

If you have any questions or to confirm attendance, please call Sherry Mashburn at 509-439-9880 or email smashburn@wapave.org

 

Tacoma – Spanish Speaking Parent Group – Grupo de Apoyo Café o Té con el Grupo Padre a Padre @ Eastside Family Support Center
Apr 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tacoma - Spanish Speaking Parent Group - Grupo de Apoyo Café o Té con el Grupo Padre a Padre @ Eastside Family Support Center | Tacoma | Washington | United States

For parents and caregivers of individuals with disabilities and exceptional healthcare needs

Para padres y cuidadores de personas con discapacidades y cuidados de salud excepcionales 

May
2
Thu
Parkland – Start Now! Franklin Pierce @ Washington High School
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Parkland - Start Now! Franklin Pierce @ Washington High School | Tacoma | Washington | United States

Get ready for the future!

Are you a youth in middle school or high school with an “IEP” or 504 plan attending a school in Franklin Pierce School District?

Then this learning group is for you and your parents. With a student track and parent track we will help you look at how to start preparing for transition from high school with Start Now! Three (3) sessions are offered to get you and your parents thinking about your future! Sessions provided in partnership with Franklin Pierce School District Special Services department.

Student and parent topics include:

  • Building Community
  • Circles of Support
  • My Hopes & Dreams
  • Planning for the Future
  • Self-Advocacy
  • Understanding the Systems
  • Parent Panel

Scheduled sessions for Clover Park School District students and their families are:

  1. Thursday, May 2, 2019
  2. Thursday, May 9, 2019
  3. Thursday, May 16, 2019

Light refreshments to be provided by Franklin Pierce School District.

Preregistration is requested for each session. 

Siblings are welcome.

Interpreters available with one week advance notice. 

May
3
Fri
Spokane – PAVE Parent Training & Information – IEP Clinic @ The ARC of Spokane
May 3 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Spokane - PAVE Parent Training & Information - IEP Clinic @ The ARC of Spokane | Spokane | Washington | United States

ABOUT THIS CLINIC

PAVE PTI, along The Arc of Spokane, Spokane Count Parent Coalition, are proud to provide free 1:1 sessions with your local PAVE Parent Resource Coordinator to discuss any questions or concerns you might have about your child’s IEP, 504 Plan, school evaluation, FBA, and Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP).

Sessions are 50 minutes long and are by appointments on the hour.

Remember to bring copies of your documents to your scheduled appointment time.

New to the world of special education and don’t have documents yet? No problem!

Your local PAVE Parent Resource Coordinator will sit down with your and answer your questions.

Tacoma – People First Pierce County Meeting @ PAVE Headquarters
May 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Tacoma - People First Pierce County Meeting @ PAVE Headquarters | Tacoma | Washington | United States

New members are welcome!

We are people first, our disabilities are secondary!
We are part of a strong and growing statewide self-advocacy organization since 1981 when we were officially incorporated and received our 501-c-3 status. We are part of a professional organization with:
A board of directors composed of members with disabilities representing all areas of the state. They oversee the organization and its activities.
We are 1 of over 30 active chapters around the state of Washington with a membership of over 1,000 individuals. We are one of the top self-advocacy organizations in the United States.
We also have numerous resources for training materials on self-advocacy, leadership, fundraising, etc.

EDUCATE, ADVOCATE, CELEBRATE

May
6
Mon
Gig Harbor – Parent Support Group @ Cutters Point
May 6 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Gig Harbor - Parent Support Group @ Cutters Point  | Gig Harbor | Washington | United States

Parenting is stressful for everyone and parenting a child with special needs is unique and can be isolating. Come to join us for coffee or tea with other parents who get it. This group is about emotional support, laughter, sharing resources and just having a safe place to talk about whatever is on your mind.

Support for parents and caregivers of children with disabilities or special health care needs

HOW WE SUPPORT EACH OTHER
• Parents supporting each other
• Connecting to other parents
• Sharing community resources
• Building community

NOTE: The Gig harbor group has moved to Cutters point coffee in the back room in Gig Harbor Main not uptown

Tacoma-PURPAS-Support Group @ PAVE
May 6 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Tacoma-PURPAS-Support Group @ PAVE  | Tacoma | Washington | United States

PURPAS “PAVE-ing A Unique Road For People On The Autism Spectrum”  Parents and their youth ages 14 to 26 with Autism meet once a month for peer support and resources. 

May
7
Tue
University Place – Start Now! Get Ready For The Future! @ Curtis Senior High School
May 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
University Place - Start Now! Get Ready For The Future! @ Curtis Senior High School | University Place | Washington | United States

Are you a youth in 5th grade through 12th grade and have
an “IEP” or a 504 plan?

This learning group is for you and your parents.
With a student and parent track, you will look at how to
start preparing for transition from high school with Start
Now! 3 sessions are offered to get you and your parents
thinking about your future! Start now! is being held in
partnership with University Place School District special
services department.

Student and Parent Topics:

  • Building Community
  • Circles of Support
  • My Hopes & Dreams
  • Planning for the Future
  • Self advocacy
  • Understanding the systems
  • Parent Panel

Interpreters will be
provided with one week
advance notice.
Siblings welcome