Special Needs Financial PlanningResource Library

American Camp Association – enriching lives through the camp experience. (Click on Find a Camp>Special Needs>Special Clientele)

Arc of King County - The Arc of Washington State

Arc of the United States  - a national organization that helps people with intellectual disabilities

The Autism Society of America

Council for Exceptional Children - The voice and vision for special education

Directory of Independent Living Centers

Disability.gov - This site connects people with disabilities, their families, and caregivers to helpful resources on topics such as how to apply for disability benefits, find a job, get health care or pay for accessible housing. You can also find organizations in your community to help you get the support you need.

Exceptional Parent Magazine – a wonderful resource for connecting with other parents and a guide to national organizations

Heath Resource Center at the National Youth Transitions Center – a national clearinghouse for individuals with disabilities

Life Enrichment Options

National Alliance on Mental Illness 

National Association of Private Special Education Centers

National Council on Disability  - Where you can find state vocational and rehabilitation agencies

National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center – If you think you'd benefit from an IFSP or services under the preschool grants program, visit

National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities

National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilitiesa statewide listing of organizations, contact person, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses.  

National Mental Health Association – Mental Health America

National Mental Health Information Center 

Ticket to Work and Self-sufficiency Program (the Ticket Program)   or http://www.maximus.com  or call 1-866-968-7842 toll-free (TTY 1-866-833-2967)

U.S. Department of Education - A Guide to the Individualized Education Program