Youth/After School Program
Program Mission: The youth program serves children with developmental or intellectual disabilities and their families, provides after-school programs and activities, and helps youth develop positive social-emotional skills.
Program Vision: Youth with all abilities are nurtured and empowered to reach their fullest potential and transform their communities.
Program Values: Inclusion, collaboration, leadership, compassion, equity, tolerance, independence, empathy, community, self-awareness
What is ODMF’s Youth Program?
Our youth program provides quality educational, recreational, social, and emotional activities to culturally/linguistically diverse youth and their families. We serve youth from 5 to 13 years old with IEPs or 504 plans in the King County area. Through our program, the students will learn positive peer communication, independent life skills, and self-advocacy skills.
Who do we serve?
Our program serves youth ages 5 to 13 with IEPs or 504 plans in the King County area, and their families.
What programs and activities do we provide?
- Virtual Friendship Circle (see program calendar)
- Case management
- 1:1 support to students/their families
- Resources referral
- Information assistance
What do students say about the Youth Program?
I like making new friends.
“I feel happy when I come to friendship circle. I like to dance.”
“It’s fun! I like to dance. They go to my school.”