Family Resources

Whether you’re just starting with Boyer or are about to transition to another agency, we have resources to help you on the next stage of your journey.

General Information
2011 Parent Handbook
Boyer Referral Information – Spanish
Boyer Referral Information – Vietnamese
Parents & Families FAQ
Road Map To BCC

Therapy Documents
Child’s Medical and Developmental History Form
Authorization to Use or Disclose PHI Form
Developmental Stages of Play
Glossary of Terms Associated with Communication and Oral/Motor Feeding Therapy
Terminology in Movement
Sensory Processing Terms

Education Department Documents
Education Glossary

Family Resources Department Documents
Support Groups
Boyer offers individual and couples support, as well as opportunities to connect with other parents either individually or in small groups. We also have a long-standing monthly Fathers’ Meet Ups, and our Moms2Moms group. For more information, please contact Boyer’s social worker, Bill Scott, at bill.scott@boyercc.org

Community Resources

Activities for Families

Start-Play Research
PEPS (Program for Early Parent Support)
PEPS for Dads
MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers 0-6)
University Village Playdays
Wunderkind
Gymboree Classes
Woodland Park Zoomazium
Aquarium Toddler Time
Seattle Gymnastics Academy
Waterbabies Swim Classes
Thistle Theatre

Assistive Technology
Washington Assistive Technology Act Program (WATAP)

Autism Resources
Association for Science in Autism Treatment
Autism Society of America
CHDD-Autism services

Cerebral Palsy Resources
American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine
Cerebral Palsy International Research Foundation
Parent-led Pediatric Cerebral Palsy Foundation
United Cerebral Palsy–re: young children

Clinical Trials & Research
Center on Human Development and Disability (UW)
Culturally & Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) Early Childhood Research Institute
NIH Clinical Trials
NIH-index of Disorders, with Clinical Trials
NIH/NINDS-index of Neurological Disorders, with Clinical Trials

Developmental Milestones
CDC Development in Action

Diagnoses Library
NIH/NINDS-General info
SCH-Center for Children with Special Healthcare Needs
Seattle Children’s Medical Conditions Library
The DRM Regional Resource Directory

Disability Rights
Americans with Disabilities Act Home Page
ARC of King County
King County DDD – Early Childhood Eligibility

Employment Services
WA State Department of Social & Health Services

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
General IDEA Part C info (National)-Families
General IDEA Part C info (National)-Professionals
IDEA 2004 (US Dept of Ed)
WA State Part C info

Parent & Family Support
Essentials for Parenting Toddlers and Preschoolers-CDC
Kinship Care in Washington State
Parent Based Disability Attitudes & Advocacy 
SCH-Center for Children with Special Healthcare Needs
Support Groups for Families of Children with Disabilities & Special Needs
WA PAVE
Washington Information Network 2-1-1
Washington State Resources for Parents of Children and Youth with Disabilities

Pediatrics & Medical Home Partnerships
American Academy of Pediatrics
CHDD- Maternal and Child Health
Finding & Managing a “Medical Home”

Physical & Occupational Therapy
Floortime Stanley Greenspan Approach
American Physical Therapy Association
American Occupational Therapy Association
Mercer Island, Children’s Institute for Learning Differences (CHILD)

Special Education & Inclusion
Consortium for Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education (CADRE)
Inclusion of Children with Special Needs
Mercer Island, Children’s Institute for Learning Differences (CHILD)
National Center for Research on Early Childhood Education
WA State Special Education Coalition
WA State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Speech-Language Pathology
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association 
ASHA feeding disorders
Mercer Island, Children’s Institute for Learning Differences (CHILD)
Video dictionary for American Sign Language 
WA Sensory Disabilities Services (WSDS)

Transition Services
Center for Change in Transition Services
Learning Disabilities Association of WA

Visual Impairment
National Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments (NAPVI)
Programs for Children & Youth who are Blind or Visually Impaired
WA Sensory Disabilities Services (WSDS)
WA Talking Book & Braille Library