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Welcome to WAPADH!

Founded in 1969, the Whittier Area Parents’ Association for the Developmentally Handicapped (WAPADH) is a private, non-profit organization that supports individuals with a variety of lifelong disabilities including Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Down’s syndrome and related medical and/or behavioral disorders. Our history of achievements is the result of strong community and family support and an organizational culture that continually seeks to remove barriers and change the limiting cultural stereotypes long associated with this population. WAPADH currently serves people in the Southeast Los Angeles, San Gabriel Valley and North Orange County areas.

Symposium 2015...

“My Voice, My Future…”

Supporting Communication


dancersRegister Now! West Coast Communication Symposium

July 23-25, 2015

Radisson Hotel Whittier

Whittier, CA


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It’s Tee Time Again...

GolfClubNo-Name Golf Tournament!

WAPADH is once again calling on all golfers, friends of golfers and anyone who has ever seen a golf ball, to participate in the 18th Annual No-Name Golf Tournament, benefiting kids of all ages with disabilities.  The tournament will be held this year at Coyote Hills Golf Club in Fullerton on Thursday, May 28, 2015.  The $150 cost includes green fees, dinner and one ‘Helicopter Drop Ball’. Please click below for more information or a registration form!

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In the Spotlight...

April 2015 staff spotlight