How to Become a Team Member
March 01, 2016
WAAA's mission is to ensure that all children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD's) & other developmental disabilities (DD's) have every opportunity to thrive and become productive members of society. WAAA does this by helping families access ASD & DD health insurance benefits, effective services in schools, and supportive community-based services, regardless of their personal financial situation. WAAA's efforts have helped more than 12,000 Washington residents secure autism coverage to pay for vital therapies. We provide health law advocacy to an average of 2,800 member families a year, in every ZIP code in Washington. WAAA continues to lobby for social change and legislation on behalf of children and adults with autism. WAAA offers social support programs for families with members with ASD and DD. WAAA is exapanding its education support into a full education advocacy program that can effect measurable change in a child's experience and success in school.