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PAVE Auction 2013

Thank You for Joining us at PAVE's 3rd Annual Dinner and Auction, October 19, 2013!

Click here to view pictures from this year's event!

A splendid evening was had by all who were able to attend this year's Annual Dinner and auction in support of military and civilian families who have children with disabilities or special health care needs. Join us next year for PAVE's 4th Annual Dinner and Auction on Saturday, October 18, 2014. See more details as they're added at


Check out our new webinar feature. From time to time we will be recording new webinars on various subjects and presenting them on our "resources" page.

Roberto Rivera

The organizationís statewide Parent Training and Information (PTI) Center brought Roberto Rivera to the Pacific Northwest for several inspirational speaking engagements as our Keynote Speaker for the YATE Conference. He spoke at three locations in Western Washington including the WaHeLut Indian School in Olympia , Pacific Lutheran University in Parkland, and Peninsula High School in Gig Harbor. Click Here for more information and to view the webinar of Roberto's wonderful presentation.

Welcome to PAVE

PAVE is a parent directed organization that works with families, individuals with disabilities, professionals and community members in all walks of life and with all types of disabilities. Since 1979, PAVE has provided information, training and support for over 1,000,000 individuals with disabilities, parents and professionals.

An image of students laughing and having a good time learning.A unique and powerful combination of experience and knowledge is at the heart of PAVE. Individuals with disabilities and parents of individuals with disabilities who have a good understanding of the many challenges of accessing services comprise the PAVE staff, Board of Directors, and PAVE's active volunteer network. The approach is one of collaboration between all involved parties. This personal touch, combined with the comprehensive knowledge and information PAVE can provide, makes this organization the premier resource in Washington that families can turn to for training, information and support.

PAVE's resources include a quarterly newsletter (PAVE Pipeline), website, a Facebook page, You Are the Expert Conference, bi-lingual/bi-cultural staff, and free and low cost materials in a variety of formats and languages.

PAVE began with a small seed grant that provided assistance for families in Pierce County, Washington. PAVE currently has many different programs that cover a variety of areas and resources. (For specific resources provided by each program - click on the links below.) These include:

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PAVE has a policy of nondiscrimination. In the event you, as an employee or recipient of services, feel that you have been discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, marital status, disabled or Vietnam era veteran status, sex, disability, religion, creed, age, sexual orientation, or HIV/AIDS status, you have the right to file a complaint with the agency´s 504 Compliance Officer.

Please contact PAVE´s Compliance Officer: Heather M. Hebdon,6316 South 12th. Street; Tacoma, WA 98465-1900, Phone:(253) 565-2266 (v/tty); 1-800-5-PARENT (v/tty); Fax: (253) 566-8052,

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PAVE is a nonprofit organization that provides information, training, individual assistance, and resources. PAVE is not a legal firm or legal service agency, and as such the information contained on this website is provided for the purpose of informing the reviewer, but should not be considered as a means of taking the place of legal advice that must be obtained through an attorney. PAVE may be able to assist you in identifying an attorney in your area, but cannot provide direct referrals.

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