Against All Odds

Darcy Hupf Had A Dream: To Create A Program For Disabled Kids Who Are Too Old For Day Care
But now Byron was 13. And a half. And 5 feet 9 inches tall.  And, after learning to walk at age 5, Byron was now learning to talk.  The doctors had diagnoses for Byron’s conditions.
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http://community.seattletimes.nwsource.com/archive/?date=19930718&slug=1711568

State to End Mistaken Funding; Disabled Kids May Lose Day Care

The letter informed them that as of July 1, the state no longer will pay the $650 a month after-school care the three children have been getting for several years at Northwest’s Child, a unique program in North Seattle for young people with severe developmental disabilities.
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http://community.seattletimes.nwsource.com/archive/?date=19980506&slug=2749118

Firm goes to bat for disabled kids’ day care

April Shook stood in the kitchen of the Northwest’s Child day-care center, stroking her daughter Becky’s arm and listening to the director’s report about the day. It was a good day,
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http://community.seattletimes.nwsource.com/archive/?date=20000608&slug=4025491

Readers Care: Northwest’s Child doesn’t just serve children

Northwest’s Child provides  day care for children and adults with physical and mental disabilities and will benefit from the Readers Care Fund annual drive.
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http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/local/294583_readerscare04.html

Readers Care: Success bounded by expectation

Northwest’s Child guides clients by respecting choices but enforcing guidelines
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http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/local/395908_readerscare14.html

Developmentally Disabled, Unable to Speak … Ready to Work?

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http://www.seattleweekly.com/2009-07-08/news/developmentally-disabled-unable-to-speak-ready-to-work

Readers Care: Charitable agency makes a difference

Northwest’s Child offers programs for young adults with profound disabilities and continued services to their families. They serve 40 clients on a slim budget.
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http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/local/344569_readerscare22.html

Readers Care Fund: Needs are more critical than ever
This Thanksgiving, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer kicks off its Readers Care Fund drive, which raises money to help some of society’s most vulnerable.
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http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/local/389676_Readerscare27.html

Readers Care: Success bounded by expectation

Northwest’s Child helps an autistic boy develop speaking and interaction skills in a controlled setting. It’s one of the P-I’s Readers Care Fund beneficiaries.
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http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/local/395908_readerscare14.html

Readers Care Fund: A helping hand with special-care needs

For more than a quarter-century, Seattle P-I readers have donated generously to the newspaper’s annual Reader’s Care Fund, generating more than $5.6 million. Today, we feature Northwest Child.
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http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/getaways/342175_readerscare04.html

SEATTLE —  “Mother Furious After Autistic Teen Abandoned Twice By Metro”

Metro Transit is facing tough questions after a KOMO Problem Solvers investigation revealed the King County bus service lost a special needs boy, not once, but twice.  Read the full article at:
http://www.komonews.com/news/local/106803558.html

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http://community.seattletimes.nwsource.com/archive/?date=19950226&slug=2107009

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For Ed and Pat Worff, retirement planning wasn’t as simple as salting away money in a 401(k). The Worffs’ 36-year-old daughter, Patty, has a developmental disability. And though she works…
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http://community.seattletimes.nwsource.com/archive/?date=20040801&slug=pfdisabled01

People with disabilities face uncertain path to “real” jobs

Aleta Hursh is 31 years old but has never held what most would consider a real job. Born with cerebral palsy, the Kirkland woman can’t talk…
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http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2003843379_disabledworkers19m.html