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The Washington Autism Advisory Council (WAAC) is a statewide partnership of autism organizations, family members, medical providers, educators, and state agencies working together to influence policy and services for individuals with autism and their families. The council met twice a year to share news and updates about autism-specific events, programs, and activities as well as to address current challenges faced in access to services and supports for those impacted by autism. Examples of topics addressed include the needs of adolescents and adults with autism and updates on autism insurance coverage.

The WAAC consists of membership from:

  • Autism Organizations
  • Children’s Hospitals and Regional Autism Centers
  • Educational Service Districts and School Districts
  • Family Members of Individuals with ASD
  • Family Support Organizations
  • Service Providers
  • Special Education Support Center
  • Washington State Agencies:
    • Department of Health
    • Department of Social and Health Services (DDA)
    • Developmental Disabilities Council
    • Department of Early Learning
    • Health Care Authority
    • Office of the Education Ombudsman
    • Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction
    • University of Washington (Education, Research, and Treatment)
    • Washington State University

Nov 5, 2018 WAAC Meeting Materials

November 5, 2018 WAAC Meeting

“Improving Health through Trauma-informed Approaches for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Developmental Disabilities, their Families and Caregivers.”

Location: Tukwila Community Center, Tukwila, WA 98168





Archived Materials from previous meetings