See also Disability Etiquette and Communications in this website.

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Community Living Connections

Adults with disabilities can get information on a number of programs and resources by contacting Community Living Connections at 206-962-8467 (toll-free 1-844-348-5464).

For direct links to local disability advocacy organizations, scroll down to Advocacy & Resources.


image of the Age Friendly Seattle FLASH Card - access to services and discounts - seattle.gov/agefriendlyThe FLASH (Fun Leisure Access Savings and Health) discount and identification card for adults with disabilities who live in Seattle and King County discount cards is available through Age Friendly Seattle. The card provides discounts on goods and services from local businesses, recreational facilities, and events.

For more information, visit the Age Friendly Seattle Discount Program webpage, call 206-684-0500, or e-mail agefriendly@seattle.gov.

Advocacy & Resources

  • Alliance of People with disAbilities operates three Independent Living Centers in King County and advocates for accessibility, inclusion, and usability for all.
  • ARC of King County advocates for and serves people with intellectual and development disabilities and their families.
  • Hearing Loss Association of Washington provides information, education, support and advocacy to improve living conditions and assure access for individuals with hearing loss.
  • Hearing, Speech & Deaf Center is a Western Washington service hub for clients who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have communication disorders.
  • Loop Seattle provides information about hearing loop assistive technology in facilities.
  • Northwest ADA Center assists businesses, state and local governments, and people with disabilities as they manage the process of changing our culture to be user friendly to disability and the effect a variety of health conditions can have on society.
  • Northwest Universal Design Council is a volunteer group that promotes the incorporation of universal design principles, products, and processes that enable everyone, regardless of age or ability to “live actively by design.”
  • Seattle Disabiity Commission promotes the full participation of people with disabilities into all areas of economic, political, and community life in Seattle. The 16-member commission informs the Mayor, Council, and City departments on issues of importance to people with disabilities and recommends policies, practices, and legislation.
  • Washington Council of the Blind promotes opportunity, equality, and independence in the blind community through education, public awareness, and advocacy.