WSR 17-07-091
(Developmental Disabilities Administration)
[Filed March 20, 2017, 2:54 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The department is proposing to amend WAC 388-825-083 Is there a comprehensive list of waiver and state-only DDA services?, 388-825-084 What are the limitations of state-only funded services or programs?, 388-828-9300 What is the DDD community access acuity scale?, 388-828-9310 How does DDD determine the number of hours you may receive each month for community access services?, 388-828-9330 How does DDD determine your employment status?, 388-828-9350 Are there conditions when DDD will authorize additional hours to your monthly employment service hours?, 388-845-0600 What are community access services?, 388-845-0605 Who are qualified providers of community access services?, 388-845-0610 Are there limits to community access services I can receive?, 388-845-1030 What are individual technical assistance services?, 388-845-1040 Are there limits to the individualized technical assistance services you can receive?, 388-845-1410 Are there limits to the prevocational services you can receive?, 388-845-2100 What are supported employment services?, 388-845-2110 Are there limits to the supported employment services I can receive?, and other related rules as may be required.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 71A.12.030.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The developmental disabilities administration (DDA) is amending these rules to simplify language and update policy related to employment services, and [amendments] are necessary to protect public health, safety, and welfare.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: DSHS welcomes the public to take part in developing the rules. Anyone interested should contact the staff person identified below. At a later date, DSHS will file a proposal with the office of the code reviser with a notice of proposed rule making. A copy of the proposal will be sent to everyone on the mailing list and to anyone who requests a copy.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication contacting Chantelle Diaz, DDA, P.O. Box 45310, Olympia, WA 98504-5310, phone (360) 407-1581, fax (360) 407-0955, TTY 1-800-833-6388, email
March 20, 2017
Katherine I. Vasquez
Rules Coordinator