The Arc of Spokane
320 E. Second Ave.
Spokane, WA 99201
509.328.6326
website: http://www.arc-spokane.org/
Serves individuals with developmental disabilities and their families throughout Spokane County, through a broad spectrum of programs, including information and referral, advocacy, family support programs, employment programs, and residential support services.

 


 

Disability Resource Center
St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute
711 S. Cowley, Suite 1023
Spokane, WA 99202
509.473.6153
Provides regional, statewide, and nationwide contacts for residents of Eastern Washington, North Idaho, and Western Montana.


 

Eastern Washington Assistive Technology Center
606 W. Sharp
Spokane, WA 99201
509.328.9350
800.214.8731
website http://wata.org/
Serves individuals with disabilities to increase awareness and availability of assistive technology. AT includes such items as multi-directional switches, small and large keyboards, and switches that are large or that respond to a light  touch.


 

Parent to Parent
The Arc of Spokane
320 E. Second Ave.
Spokane, WA 99201
509.328.6326
Contact: Helen Black

Provides emotional support and community resources information to families that have children with special needs. Also provides monthly support group meetings, sibling workshops (for siblings of kids with special needs), lending library, and referrals for Special Sitters (babysitters who are trained to work with children who have special needs).


 

PAVE (Parents are Vital in Education)
816 Francis Ave.
P.O. Box 482
Spokane, WA 99205
509.850.7022
e-mail: pave@ieway.com
website: http://www.pave.org
Contact:    Jodi Ward, 509.570.8512
PAVE is a parent-directed organization that works with families, individuals with disabilities, professionals and community members in all walks of life and with all types of disabilities. Since 1979, PAVE has provided information, training and support for over 1,000,000 individuals with disabilities, parents and professionals


Spokane Fathers Network

320 E. Second Ave.
Spokane, WA 99201
509.768.1383
Website: www.spokanefathersnetwork.com
Contact: Gregg Osborne
Provides a time for fathers to come together and share the joys, challenges, values, and ideas of raising our children with special needs. Affiliated with Washington State Fathers Network.


Spokane Transit
Mobility Training
1230 W. Boone Ave.
127 W. Boone Ave.
Spokane, WA 99201
509.325.6052
website: http://www.spokanetransit.com
Spokane Transit’s Mobility Training is a program designed to help seniors and persons with disabilities gain more independence by assisting them in becoming fixed route bus riders.  Mobility trainers have received specialized instruction on how to work with a variety of disabilities.