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Old 06-25-2012, 02:02 PM
 
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Default Any Autism Resources in The Redmond, WA area

Hi
I was looking for autism resources in the Redmond area
My son is 7 and is high functioning and has a big language delay
I would love some advice on
1. The best school
2. Good hometherapists - here in TN we ran a full home therapy program with private therapists - we did floortime and play therapy - at about 18-25 dollars an hour

Thanks in advance for your help
Floortime Mama
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Old 06-26-2012, 03:26 PM
 
Location: the Beaver State
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Redmond Autism Therapist - Autism Therapist Redmond, King County, Washington (WA) - Autism Counseling Redmond

Redmond WA Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician Doctors - Autism Spectrum Disorder Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, Communication, Children - MedicineNet

FEAT of WA | Families for Effective Autism Treatment

Autism Center - University of Washington

First four hits in Google. (#5 was this thread)
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Old 06-26-2012, 08:47 PM
 
Location: East of Seattle, originally from SF Bay Area
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Like Washington School District has a great Special Ed Program, especially Mead School in Sammamish.
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Old 06-27-2012, 05:51 AM
 
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OMG you guys are awesome !
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Old 06-27-2012, 05:58 AM
 
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I will be looking at Mead School in Sammamish ASAP
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Old 06-27-2012, 02:54 PM
 
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Not sure if private school is an option you would be looking into since it's a bit pricey, but Hamlin Robinson is a great school for kids who have language/speech delays. My son has language delays as well, and I'm sending him there. They also offer (at extra cost) a bus service to bring the child out to Redmond, which is convenient since it's where I live, so I can just pick up locally instead of driving out to Seattle and back.

My son spent preschool and kindergarten in the Lake Washington school district, and they have a great special education program. My son has improved leaps and bounds in the past 3 years. The staff is very qualified and they are great about keeping in communication with the parents, either through emails or meetings. He attended Dickinson Elementary. I have also heard great things about Mead in Sammamish.

My son went to speech therapy down in Renton at Valley Children's (it's near by Ikea) because we had a REALLY hard time finding one on the Eastside. It's also not unusual to be put on a waiting list for openings. Ours was only a few months because we were willing to take ANY available slot and we paid cash (our insurance did not cover speech therapy, boooooo!)

Good luck!
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Old 07-05-2012, 01:31 PM
 
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Thank you that is very helpful
Glad to hear how well your child is doing :-)
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Old 07-06-2012, 11:48 AM
 
Location: Greater Puget Sound
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I've been told that the Lake Washington School District (which includes Redmond) has excellent programs for autistic students. The district has a higher than average number of autistic/Aspergers students, they presume due to the number of parents with science/computer science backgrounds and older parents. I think it's fascinating.
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