Chapter 388-823 WAC

Last Update: 8/6/18

DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES ADMINISTRATION INTAKE AND ELIGIBILITY DETERMINATION

WAC Sections

APPLYING FOR A DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES ADMINISTRATION ELIGIBILITY DETERMINATION
388-823-0010Definitions.
388-823-0015How does the state of Washington define developmental disability?
388-823-0020How do I become a client of the developmental disabilities administration?
388-823-0025Who may apply for a DDA eligibility determination?
388-823-0050Do I have to be considered a Washington state resident to be eligible for DDA?
388-823-0055Who is responsible for obtaining the documentation needed to make my eligibility determination?
388-823-0075What if I do not have written evidence that my disability began before my eighteenth birthday?
388-823-0080How does DDA determine whether I meet eligibility criteria?
388-823-0090How long will it take to complete a determination of my eligibility?
388-823-0100What is the effective date of my eligibility determination?
388-823-0105How will DDA notify me of the results of my eligibility determination?
388-823-0115If I am eligible to be a client of DDA, will I receive DDA services?
DETERMINATION OF ELIGIBILITY
INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY
388-823-0200How do I show that I have intellectual disability as an eligible condition?
388-823-0210If I have intellectual disability, how do I meet the definition of substantial limitations?
CEREBRAL PALSY
388-823-0300How do I show that I have cerebral palsy as an eligible condition?
388-823-0310If I have cerebral palsy, how do I meet the definition of substantial limitations?
EPILEPSY
388-823-0400How do I show that I have epilepsy as an eligible condition?
388-823-0410If I have epilepsy, how do I meet the definition of substantial limitations?
AUTISM
388-823-0500How do I show that I have autism as an eligible condition?
388-823-0510If I have autism, how do I meet the definition of substantial limitations?
ANOTHER NEUROLOGICAL OR OTHER CONDITION SIMILAR TO INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY
388-823-0600How do I show that I have another neurological or other condition similar to intellectual disability?
388-823-0610If I have another neurological or other condition similar to intellectual disability, how do I meet the definition of substantial functional limitations?
EVIDENCE VERIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
388-823-0720What evidence do I need of my FSIQ?
388-823-0730If I have more than one FSIQ score, what criteria will DDA use to select the FSIQ for determining eligibility?
388-823-0740What evidence do I need of my adaptive skills limitations?
388-823-0750If I have more than one adaptive test score, what criteria will DDA use to select the adaptive test for determining eligibility?
388-823-0760What evidence do I need to show my need for direct physical assistance?
388-823-0770What evidence do I need of developmental delays?
INVENTORY FOR CLIENT AND AGENCY PLANNING (ICAP)
388-823-0910What is the purpose of ICAP?
388-823-0920What sections of the ICAP does DDA or a designee contracted with DDA complete and score?
388-823-0930How does DDA or a designee contracted with DDA administer the ICAP?
388-823-0940What happens if DDA or a designee contracted with DDA cannot identify a qualified respondent?
ELIGIBILITY EXPIRATION, REVIEWS, AND REAPPLICATION
388-823-1000Once I become an eligible DDA client, is there a time limit to my eligibility?
388-823-1005When does my eligibility as a DDA client expire?
388-823-1010When will DDA review my eligibility to determine if I continue to meet the eligibility requirements for DDA?
388-823-1015What is the definition of "DDA paid services" in WAC 388-823-1010(2)?
388-823-1020Can DDA terminate my eligibility if I no longer am a resident of the state of Washington?
388-823-1030How will I know that my eligibility is expiring or is due for review?
388-823-1060How will DDA notify me of its decision?
388-823-1070What are my appeal rights to a department decision that I am not eligible to be a client of DDA?
388-823-1080If DDA decides that I do not meet the requirements for eligibility, can I reapply for another decision?
388-823-1090If I am already eligible, how do these new rules affect me?
388-823-1095What are my rights as a DDA client?
388-823-1096What requirements must my home or community-based service setting meet?
388-823-1100How do I complain to DDA about my services or treatment?
DISPOSITION OF SECTIONS FORMERLY CODIFIED IN THIS TITLE
388-823-0030Will 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.
388-823-0040What 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.
388-823-0060How 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.
388-823-0070Who 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.
388-823-0110Who 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.
388-823-0120Will 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.
388-823-0130Can 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.
388-823-0140What 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.
388-823-0150Which 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.
388-823-0160Which 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.
388-823-0170Which 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.
388-823-0215What 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.
388-823-0220If 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.
388-823-0230If 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.
388-823-0320What 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.
388-823-0330How 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.
388-823-0420What 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.
388-823-0515What 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.
388-823-0615What 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.
388-823-0700How 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.
388-823-0710What 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.
388-823-0800Which 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.
388-823-0810If 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.
388-823-0820If 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.
388-823-0830If 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.
388-823-0840If 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.
388-823-0850What 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.
388-823-0900What 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.
388-823-1040What 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.
388-823-1050What 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.
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