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Chapter 388-823 WAC

Last Update: 5/29/14

DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES ADMINISTRATION INTAKE AND ELIGIBILITY DETERMINATION

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APPLYING FOR A DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES ADMINISTRATION ELIGIBILITY DETERMINATION
Definitions.
How does the state of Washington define developmental disability?
How do I become a client of the developmental disabilities administration?
Who can apply for DDA eligibility determination?
For DDA eligibility, who is considered to be a resident of the state of Washington?
Who is responsible for obtaining the documentation needed to make my eligibility determination?
What if I do not have written evidence that my disability began before my eighteenth birthday?
How does DDA determine whether I meet eligibility criteria?
How long will it take to complete a determination of my eligibility?
What is the effective date of my eligibility determination?
How will DDA notify me of the results of my eligibility determination?
If I am eligible to be a client of DDA, will I receive DDA services?
DETERMINATION OF ELIGIBILITY
INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY
How do I show that I have intellectual disability as an eligible condition?
If I have intellectual disability, how do I meet the definition of substantial limitations?
CEREBRAL PALSY
How do I show that I have cerebral palsy as an eligible condition?
If I have cerebral palsy, how do I meet the definition of substantial limitations?
EPILEPSY
How do I show that I have epilepsy as an eligible condition?
If I have epilepsy, how do I meet the definition of substantial limitations?
AUTISM
How do I show that I have autism as an eligible condition?
If I have autism, how do I meet the definition of substantial limitations?
ANOTHER NEUROLOGICAL OR OTHER CONDITION SIMILAR TO INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY
How do I show that I have another neurological or other condition similar to intellectual disability?
If I have another neurological or other condition similar to intellectual disability, how do I meet the definition of substantial limitations?
EVIDENCE VERIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
What evidence do I need of my FSIQ?
If I have more than one FSIQ score, what criteria will DDA use to select the FSIQ for determining eligibility?
What evidence do I need of my adaptive skills limitations?
If I have more than one adaptive test score, what criteria will DDA use to select the adaptive test for determining eligibility?
What evidence do I need to show my need for direct physical assistance?
What evidence do I need of developmental delays?
INVENTORY FOR CLIENT AND AGENCY PLANNING (ICAP)
What is the purpose of ICAP?
What sections of the ICAP does DDA or a designee contracted with DDA complete and score?
How does DDA or a designee contracted with DDA administer the ICAP?
What happens if DDA or a designee contracted with DDA cannot identify a qualified respondent?
ELIGIBILITY EXPIRATION, REVIEWS, AND REAPPLICATION
Once I become an eligible DDA client, is there a time limit to my eligibility?
When does my eligibility as a DDA client expire?
When will DDA review my eligibility to determine if I continue to meet the eligibility requirements for DDA?
What is the definition of "DDA paid services" in WAC 388-823-1010(2)?
Can DDA terminate my eligibility if I no longer am a resident of the state of Washington?
How will I know that my eligibility is expiring or is due for review?
How will DDA notify me of its decision?
What are my appeal rights to a department decision that I am not eligible to be a client of DDA?
If DDA decides that I do not meet the requirements for eligibility, can I reapply for another decision?
If I am already eligible, how do these new rules affect me?
What are my rights as a DDA client?
How do I complain to DDA about my services or treatment?
DISPOSITION OF SECTIONS FORMERLY CODIFIED IN THIS CHAPTER
388-823-0030
Will I receive paid services if DDD decides that I have a developmental disability? [Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.10.020, 71A.12.030, 71A.12.050, 71A.12.070, 71A.16.020, 71A.16.030, 71A.16.040, 71A.16.050, and chapters 71A.10, 71A.12, and 71A.16 RCW. WSR 05-12-130, § 388-823-0030, filed 6/1/05, effective 7/2/05.] Repealed by WSR 14-12-046, filed 5/29/14, effective 7/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120 and 74.08.090.
388-823-0040
What is a developmental disability? [Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.10.020, 71A.12.030, 71A.12.050, 71A.12.070, 71A.16.020, 71A.16.030, 71A.16.040, 71A.16.050, and chapters 71A.10, 71A.12, and 71A.16 RCW. WSR 05-12-130, § 388-823-0040, filed 6/1/05, effective 7/2/05.] Repealed by WSR 14-12-046, filed 5/29/14, effective 7/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120 and 74.08.090.
388-823-0060
How do I apply to become a client of DDD? [Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.10.020, 71A.12.030, 71A.12.050, 71A.12.070, 71A.16.020, 71A.16.030, 71A.16.040, 71A.16.050, and chapters 71A.10, 71A.12, and 71A.16 RCW. WSR 05-12-130, § 388-823-0060, filed 6/1/05, effective 7/2/05.] Repealed by WSR 14-12-046, filed 5/29/14, effective 7/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120 and 74.08.090.
388-823-0070
Who can apply for an eligibility determination? [Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.10.020, 71A.12.030, 71A.12.050, 71A.12.070, 71A.16.020, 71A.16.030, 71A.16.040, 71A.16.050, and chapters 71A.10, 71A.12, and 71A.16 RCW. WSR 05-12-130, § 388-823-0070, filed 6/1/05, effective 7/2/05.] Repealed by WSR 14-12-046, filed 5/29/14, effective 7/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120 and 74.08.090.
388-823-0110
Who is responsible for obtaining the documentation needed to make this eligibility determination? [Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.10.020, 71A.12.030, 71A.12.050, 71A.12.070, 71A.16.020, 71A.16.030, 71A.16.040, 71A.16.050, and chapters 71A.10, 71A.12, and 71A.16 RCW. WSR 05-12-130, § 388-823-0110, filed 6/1/05, effective 7/2/05.] Repealed by WSR 14-12-046, filed 5/29/14, effective 7/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120 and 74.08.090.
388-823-0120
Will my diagnosis of a developmental disability qualify me for DDD eligibility? [Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.10.020, 71A.12.030, 71A.12.050, 71A.12.070, 71A.16.020, 71A.16.030, 71A.16.040, 71A.16.050, and chapters 71A.10, 71A.12, and 71A.16 RCW. WSR 05-12-130, § 388-823-0120, filed 6/1/05, effective 7/2/05.] Repealed by WSR 14-12-046, filed 5/29/14, effective 7/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120 and 74.08.090.
388-823-0130
Can I be eligible for DDD if my disability occurs on or after my eighteenth birthday? [Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.10.020, 71A.12.030, 71A.12.050, 71A.12.070, 71A.16.020, 71A.16.030, 71A.16.040, 71A.16.050, and chapters 71A.10, 71A.12, and 71A.16 RCW. WSR 05-12-130, § 388-823-0130, filed 6/1/05, effective 7/2/05.] Repealed by WSR 14-12-046, filed 5/29/14, effective 7/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120 and 74.08.090.
388-823-0140
What if I do not have written evidence that my disability began before my eighteenth birthday? [Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.10.020, 71A.12.030, 71A.12.050, 71A.12.070, 71A.16.020, 71A.16.030, 71A.16.040, 71A.16.050, and chapters 71A.10, 71A.12, and 71A.16 RCW. WSR 05-12-130, § 388-823-0140, filed 6/1/05, effective 7/2/05.] Repealed by WSR 14-12-046, filed 5/29/14, effective 7/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120 and 74.08.090.
388-823-0150
Which rules define a developmental disability if I am a child under the age of six years? [Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.10.020, 71A.12.030, 71A.12.050, 71A.12.070, 71A.16.020, 71A.16.030, 71A.16.040, 71A.16.050, and chapters 71A.10, 71A.12, and 71A.16 RCW. WSR 05-12-130, § 388-823-0150, filed 6/1/05, effective 7/2/05.] Repealed by WSR 14-12-046, filed 5/29/14, effective 7/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120 and 74.08.090.
388-823-0160
Which rules define a developmental disability if I am age six through nine? [Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.10.020, 71A.12.030, 71A.12.050, 71A.12.070, 71A.16.020, 71A.16.030, 71A.16.040, 71A.16.050, and chapters 71A.10, 71A.12, and 71A.16 RCW. WSR 05-12-130, § 388-823-0160, filed 6/1/05, effective 7/2/05.] Repealed by WSR 14-12-046, filed 5/29/14, effective 7/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120 and 74.08.090.
388-823-0170
Which rules define a developmental disability if i am age ten or older? [Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.10.020, 71A.12.030, 71A.12.050, 71A.12.070, 71A.16.020, 71A.16.030, 71A.16.040, 71A.16.050, and chapters 71A.10, 71A.12, and 71A.16 RCW. WSR 05-12-130, § 388-823-0170, filed 6/1/05, effective 7/2/05.] Repealed by WSR 14-12-046, filed 5/29/14, effective 7/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120 and 74.08.090.
388-823-0215
What evidence do I need of my FSIQ? [Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.10.020, 71A.12.030, 71A.12.050, 71A.12.070, 71A.16.020, 71A.16.030, 71A.16.040, 71A.16.050, and chapters 71A.10, 71A.12, and 71A.16 RCW. WSR 05-12-130, § 388-823-0215, filed 6/1/05, effective 7/2/05.] Repealed by WSR 14-12-046, filed 5/29/14, effective 7/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120 and 74.08.090.
388-823-0220
If am too intellectually impaired to complete a standardized IQ test, how do I meet the criteria under mental retardation? [Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.10.020, 71A.12.030, 71A.12.050, 71A.12.070, 71A.16.020, 71A.16.030, 71A.16.040, 71A.16.050, and chapters 71A.10, 71A.12, and 71A.16 RCW. WSR 05-12-130, § 388-823-0220, filed 6/1/05, effective 7/2/05.] Repealed by WSR 14-12-046, filed 5/29/14, effective 7/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120 and 74.08.090.
388-823-0230
If I have more than one FSIQ score, what criteria will DDD use to select the FSIQ score for determining eligibility? [Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.10.020, 71A.12.030, 71A.12.050, 71A.12.070, 71A.16.020, 71A.16.030, 71A.16.040, 71A.16.050, and chapters 71A.10, 71A.12, and 71A.16 RCW. WSR 05-12-130, § 388-823-0230, filed 6/1/05, effective 7/2/05.] Repealed by WSR 14-12-046, filed 5/29/14, effective 7/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120 and 74.08.090.
388-823-0320
What evidence do I need of my need for direct physical assistance with activities of daily living? [Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.10.020, 71A.12.030, 71A.12.050, 71A.12.070, 71A.16.020, 71A.16.030, 71A.16.040, 71A.16.050, and chapters 71A.10, 71A.12, and 71A.16 RCW. WSR 05-12-130, § 388-823-0320, filed 6/1/05, effective 7/2/05.] Repealed by WSR 14-12-046, filed 5/29/14, effective 7/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120 and 74.08.090.
388-823-0330
How can I document my need for direct physical assistance? [Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.10.020, 71A.12.030, 71A.12.050, 71A.12.070, 71A.16.020, 71A.16.030, 71A.16.040, 71A.16.050, and chapters 71A.10, 71A.12, and 71A.16 RCW. WSR 05-12-130, § 388-823-0330, filed 6/1/05, effective 7/2/05.] Repealed by WSR 14-12-046, filed 5/29/14, effective 7/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120 and 74.08.090.
388-823-0420
What evidence do I need to substitute adaptive functioning limitations for the eligible conditions of epilepsy, autism and other conditions similar to mental retardation? [Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.10.020, 71A.12.030, 71A.12.050, 71A.12.070, 71A.16.020, 71A.16.030, 71A.16.040, 71A.16.050, and chapters 71A.10, 71A.12, and 71A.16 RCW. WSR 05-12-130, § 388-823-0420, filed 6/1/05, effective 7/2/05.] Repealed by WSR 14-12-046, filed 5/29/14, effective 7/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120 and 74.08.090.
388-823-0515
What evidence do I need to substantiate adaptive functioning limitations for the condition of autism? [Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.10.020, 71A.12.030, 71A.12.050, 71A.12.070, 71A.16.020, 71A.16.030, 71A.16.040, 71A.16.050, and chapters 71A.10, 71A.12, and 71A.16 RCW. WSR 05-12-130, § 388-823-0515, filed 6/1/05, effective 7/2/05.] Repealed by WSR 14-12-046, filed 5/29/14, effective 7/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120 and 74.08.090.
388-823-0615
What evidence do I need to substantiate adaptive functioning limitations for another neurological condition? [Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.10.020, 71A.12.030, 71A.12.050, 71A.12.070, 71A.16.020, 71A.16.030, 71A.16.040, 71A.16.050, and chapters 71A.10, 71A.12, and 71A.16 RCW. WSR 05-12-130, § 388-823-0615, filed 6/1/05, effective 7/2/05.] Repealed by WSR 14-12-046, filed 5/29/14, effective 7/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120 and 74.08.090.
388-823-0700
How do I meet the definition for an "other condition" similar to mental retardation? [Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.10.020, 71A.12.030, 71A.12.050, 71A.12.070, 71A.16.020, 71A.16.030, 71A.16.040, 71A.16.050, and chapters 71A.10, 71A.12, and 71A.16 RCW. WSR 05-12-130, § 388-823-0700, filed 6/1/05, effective 7/2/05.] Repealed by WSR 14-12-046, filed 5/29/14, effective 7/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120 and 74.08.090.
388-823-0710
What evidence do I need to meet the definition of substantial limitations for an "other condition" similar to mental retardation? [Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.10.020, 71A.12.030, 71A.12.050, 71A.12.070, 71A.16.020, 71A.16.030, 71A.16.040, 71A.16.050, and chapters 71A.10, 71A.12, and 71A.16 RCW. WSR 05-12-130, § 388-823-0710, filed 6/1/05, effective 7/2/05.] Repealed by WSR 14-12-046, filed 5/29/14, effective 7/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120 and 74.08.090.
388-823-0800
Which eligible developmental disability conditions apply at what age? [Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.10.020, 71A.12.030, 71A.12.050, 71A.12.070, 71A.16.020, 71A.16.030, 71A.16.040, 71A.16.050, and chapters 71A.10, 71A.12, and 71A.16 RCW. WSR 05-12-130, § 388-823-0800, filed 6/1/05, effective 7/2/05.] Repealed by WSR 14-12-046, filed 5/29/14, effective 7/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120 and 74.08.090.
388-823-0810
If I am a child under age ten, what evidence do I need to meet the definition for an "other condition" similar to mental retardation? [Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.10.020, 71A.12.030, 71A.12.050, 71A.12.070, 71A.16.020, 71A.16.030, 71A.16.040, 71A.16.050, and chapters 71A.10, 71A.12, and 71A.16 RCW. WSR 05-12-130, § 388-823-0810, filed 6/1/05, effective 7/2/05.] Repealed by WSR 14-12-046, filed 5/29/14, effective 7/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120 and 74.08.090.
388-823-0820
If I am a child under age ten with an eligible condition under the medically intensive program, Down syndrome, or a diagnosed condition that is too severe for developmental testing, how do I meet the definition of substantial limitations to adaptive functioning? [Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.10.020, 71A.12.030, 71A.12.050, 71A.12.070, 71A.16.020, 71A.16.030, 71A.16.040, 71A.16.050, and chapters 71A.10, 71A.12, and 71A.16 RCW. WSR 05-12-130, § 388-823-0820, filed 6/1/05, effective 7/2/05.] Repealed by WSR 14-12-046, filed 5/29/14, effective 7/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120 and 74.08.090.
388-823-0830
If I am a child under age ten with an eligible condition based on developmental delays, how do I meet the definition of substantial limitations to adaptive functioning? [Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.10.020, 71A.12.030, 71A.12.050, 71A.12.070, 71A.16.020, 71A.16.030, 71A.16.040, 71A.16.050, and chapters 71A.10, 71A.12, and 71A.16 RCW. WSR 05-12-130, § 388-823-0830, filed 6/1/05, effective 7/2/05.] Repealed by WSR 14-12-046, filed 5/29/14, effective 7/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120 and 74.08.090.
388-823-0840
If I am a child under age ten, how many areas of developmental delays meet the definition of substantial limitations to adaptive functioning? [Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.10.020, 71A.12.030, 71A.12.050, 71A.12.070, 71A.16.020, 71A.16.030, 71A.16.040, 71A.16.050, and chapters 71A.10, 71A.12, and 71A.16 RCW. WSR 05-12-130, § 388-823-0840, filed 6/1/05, effective 7/2/05.] Repealed by WSR 14-12-046, filed 5/29/14, effective 7/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120 and 74.08.090.
388-823-0850
What developmental evaluations or assessments will be acceptable for determining developmental delay? [Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.10.020, 71A.12.030, 71A.12.050, 71A.12.070, 71A.16.020, 71A.16.030, 71A.16.040, 71A.16.050, and chapters 71A.10, 71A.12, and 71A.16 RCW. WSR 05-12-130, § 388-823-0850, filed 6/1/05, effective 7/2/05.] Repealed by WSR 14-12-046, filed 5/29/14, effective 7/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120 and 74.08.090.
388-823-0900
What are the qualifying scores for inventory of client and agency planning broad independence for each age? [Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.10.020, 71A.12.030, 71A.12.050, 71A.12.070, 71A.16.020, 71A.16.030, 71A.16.040, 71A.16.050, and chapters 71A.10, 71A.12, and 71A.16 RCW. WSR 05-12-130, § 388-823-0900, filed 6/1/05, effective 7/2/05.] Repealed by WSR 14-12-046, filed 5/29/14, effective 7/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120 and 74.08.090.
388-823-1040
What happens if I do not reapply for eligibility before my eligibility expiration date? [Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.10.020, 71A.12.030, 71A.12.050, 71A.12.070, 71A.16.020, 71A.16.030, 71A.16.040, 71A.16.050, and chapters 71A.10, 71A.12, and 71A.16 RCW. WSR 05-12-130, § 388-823-1040, filed 6/1/05, effective 7/2/05.] Repealed by WSR 14-12-046, filed 5/29/14, effective 7/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120 and 74.08.090.
388-823-1050
What happens if I do not respond to a request for information to review my eligibility? [Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.10.020, 71A.12.030, 71A.12.050, 71A.12.070, 71A.16.020, 71A.16.030, 71A.16.040, 71A.16.050, and chapters 71A.10, 71A.12, and 71A.16 RCW. WSR 05-12-130, § 388-823-1050, filed 6/1/05, effective 7/2/05.] Repealed by WSR 14-12-046, filed 5/29/14, effective 7/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120 and 74.08.090.