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Education Resources

Walla Walla Valley Disability Network does not endorse or recommend any particular products, treatments, services or diagnosis, whether specifically or generally, and professional advice should be sought in relation to all  health and treatment decisions. We provide information and listings only which we hope are helpful.

General Information

  • This guide discusses issues surrounding the education of students on the autism spectrum, including the rights and responsibilities of parties involved, plus governing laws, programs, and additional resources.

  • Teachers, researchers and families speak about the significance of Project DATA (Developmentally Appropriate Treatment for Autism) in the education and progress of children in their classrooms and studies, as well as what kind of results educators can expect to see shortly after beginning to use it.

  • All children learn in different ways and a successful teacher will approach the educational experience of their students using many different methods to meet these needs.

  • Meeting tips and suggestions. Great practical advice.

  • As the expert on your child, you, the parent, have valuable information to share with the people who will interact with your child during the school day. Because time is often in short supply for both you and school personnel, it is important to find a way to deliver information quickly and concisely. This can help.

  • Four main categories: apps for dyslexic learners, apps for autistic learners, apps for the visually impaired and apps for learners with writing difficulties.

  • 15 nonprofits came together to help the millions of parents whose children, ages 3–20, are struggling with learning and attention issues.

Washington Resources

Oregon Resources

College Experiences for Students with Disabilities

  • Researching and selecting a college that fits your needs can be daunting, but that challenge can be even greater when you’re a student with disabilities. However, that doesn’t mean your options are limited. As technology has advanced, so has accessibility for all students.

  • Occupational & Life Skills (OLS) Bellevue College is an accredited associate degree program for adults with learning disabilities. In our uniquely supportive program, students learn to identify and develop a career pathway, grow interpersonal skills, build life-long friendships, and gain marketable, workplace-ready skills.

  • WWCC is committed to provide access and promote an atmosphere conducive to academic success for all who can benefit from post-secondary education. This includes providing accommodations to WWCC students with disabilities who are otherwise qualified to enroll in courses.

  • This 2 year college program at Washington State University in Pullman, WA is for individuals between the ages of 18 and 29.

College Programs For Those Interested in Disability Services

  • The Ed.D. in Special Education is intended primarily for special education teachers, directors of special education, coordinators of special education, and related instructional and administrative staff. This article addresses different kinds of Ed.D. programs in special education, useful subspecialties, online programs, job and salary information, and relevant resources and organizations.

  • Every student is different, and an Ed.D. may or may not be right for you. If you’re not sure yet, we’ll help you pinpoint the factors that’ll tell you whether an Ed.D. is a good fit for your life goals.

  • Today, dozens of universities collectively offer over 300 online or low-residency Ed.D. programs covering a wide range of fields and specializations. Search here by state.

  • One fifth of the population is affected by disability and our laws protect their rights to live independently. Accessibility Studies brings value to most every career path—from business to social services. Earn your certificate or minor in Accessibility Studies and make a difference in your career and in the lives of others!

  • This campus-based program, open to both men and women, will prepare you to respond to the critical needs for understanding and responding meaningfully to autism and people with autism.

  • The UW LEND is a graduate level interdisciplinary training program. We prepare graduate students, post-graduate trainees, and mid-career health professionals to: Assume leadership roles in their respective fields, Provide high level interdisciplinary clinical care for children with neurodevelopmental disabilities and their families, Become strong advocates for policies to optimize the life course of individuals with neurodevelomental disabilties, and Meet the UW LEND Leadership Competencies.