Developmental Disabilities Administration

Latest News

  • ABLE National Resource Center Awareness Campaign Launches #ABLEtoSave Campaign: Get information on the ABLE act, accounts, and more, or register for a webinar on Debunking ABLE Myths (August 2nd).  

  • The Washington State Independent Living Council (WASILC) will be sending Washington State youth to the upcoming 9th Annual National Youth Conference hosted by The Association of Programs for Rural Independent Living (APRIL). If you or someone you know is interested in applying for a scholarship to attend the APRIL Youth Conference in October 2017, please visit the WASILC website, or download the application form in Word or PDF format. 

    Applications must be received no later than August 4, 2017 at 5 pm (PST).

What We Do

The DDA Mission: Transforming lives by providing support and fostering partnerships that empower people to live the lives they want. Read more about DDA strategic objectives.

People with developmental disabilities and their families are valued citizens of the state of Washington. The Developmental Disabilities Administration strives to develop and implement public policies that will promote individual worth, self-respect, and dignity such that each individual is valued as a contributing member of the community.

The Residential and County Guidelines documents were used as the basis to create this single Developmental Disabilities Guiding Values document.

2016 DDA Caseload and Cost Report.

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