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Advocacy & Resources

  • ARC of King County advocates for and serves people with intellectual and development disabilities and their families.
  • Hearing Loss Association of Washington provides information, education, support and advocacy to improve living conditions and assure access for individuals with hearing loss.
  • Hearing, Speech & Deaf Center is a Western Washington service hub for clients who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have communication disorders.
  • Loop Washington (aka Let’s Loop Seattle) provides information about hearing loop assistive technology in facilities.
  • Northwest ADA Center assists businesses, state and local governments, and people with disabilities as they manage the process of changing our culture to be user friendly to disability and the effect a variety of health conditions can have on society.
  • Northwest Universal Design Council is a volunteer group that promotes the incorporation of universal design principles, products, and processes that enable everyone, regardless of age or ability to “live actively by design.”
  • Seattle Commission for People with disAbilities promotes the full participation of people with disabilities into all areas of economic, political, and community life in the City of Seattle. The 16-member commission informs the Mayor, Council and City departments on issues of importance to people with disabilities and recommends policies, practices and legislation.
  • Washington Council for the Blind promotes opportunity, equality, and independence in the blind community through education, public awareness, and advocacy.