Publications Library

The Department maintains a library of over 1,000 publications available to the public. Department publications are listed below by number, title and program area.

All publications are available as PDF files. Some are offered as videos and many can be ordered free of charge from the printing department. Many publications are translated into foreign languages. View the list of possible languages.

To order a hard copy of a publication, please visit My Fulfillment Store Front. To order a hard copy of a publication from the Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing, please email Kelly Robison.

About DSHS

Number Publication Title Download Publication Request Print Copy (when available) Languages for Print (when available)?
22-1199 Navigating DSHS - How Can We Help?

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

24-410 Key Principles of Cultural Competence

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

Aging & Disability Services

Number Publication Title Download Publication Request Print Copy (when available) Languages for Print (when available)?
Family Matters Newsletter - Summer 2008

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

22-038 Individual and Family Services Program - Developmental Disabilities Administration

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

22-092 Your Hearing Rights in a DSHS Case

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

22-1097 A Guide to PASS Plans

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

22-1113 Client Complaint Policy - We Want to Hear from You

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
  • Cambodian
  • Chinese
  • Korean
  • Laotian
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese
22-1118 Your Guide to Community Protection in Developmental Disabilities

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

22-1119 Consent to Health Care for the Child in Your Care - A Kinship Caregiver's Guide

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
  • Cambodian
  • Russian
  • Somali
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese
22-1120 Did You Know? - Services and Supports for Grandparents and Relatives Raising Children

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
22-1142 National Core Indicators Survey - What do you think about our services?

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
22-1173 Developmental Disabilities Administration Assessment - About services and supports

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

22-1174 Developmental Disabilities Administration Assessment - Information

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

22-1179 Fire Setting and Arson Education and Prevention

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
22-1184 A Guide to Residential Service Levels of Support

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

22-1222 Caregiver Alert: Did I forget to take my pill again? Does it really matter?

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

22-1223 Caregiver Alert: When a person engages in challenging behavior, check for pain or illness.

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

22-1236 Working age adults work - what does this really mean?

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

22-1242 What Causes Traumatic Brain Injury (Rack Card)

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

22-1244 People with disabilities are at a greater risk of being hit by a car

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

22-1249 Plan Requirement Summary

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

22-1264 Caregiver Alert: Aspiration leads to life threatening Pneumonia

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

22-1297 Roads to Community Living

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
22-1307 Caregiver Alert: The Social Security Application Process - How to call the Social Security Administration

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

22-1308 Caregiver Alert: Fast Foods - A fast lane to trouble

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

22-1325 Traumatic Brain Injury: A Life Altering Impact (Magnet)

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

22-1331 Family Caregiver Support Program

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
22-1332 Hiring Family or Friends as Your Caregiver

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
22-1334 Do You Know Someone Caring for an Adult?

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
22-1405 EndHarm Wallet Card

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
22-1463 Employment Support Services for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
  • Cambodian
  • Chinese
  • Korean
  • Laotian
  • Russian
  • Somali
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese
22-1476 It's Your Health, Take Charge

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

22-1559 Adult Training Programs at Rainier School

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

22-221 Employment Reference Guide for Individual Providers

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
22-277 Caregivers Handbook

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
22-334 Handbook for DDA Individual Providers

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
22-388 Self Directed Care

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
22-409 replaced by 22-800 Mandatory Reporters Wallet Card

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

22-442 DDA Supports and Services: Adult Family Homes

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

22-573 End-Harm Magnets

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

22-605 DDD Home and Community Based Waiver Services

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
  • Cambodian
  • Chinese
  • Korean
  • Laotian
  • Russian
  • Somali
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese
22-606 Dear Washington Primary Care Provider

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

22-619 Medicaid and Long-Term Care Services for Adults

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
22-645 Dear Washington Referral Sources - Intervention

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

22-707 Choosing Care in an Adult Family Home or Boarding Home

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

22-722 Who, What, Where, How - DDD Supports and Services

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
  • Cambodian
  • Chinese
  • Korean
  • Laotian
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese
22-810 Partners in Protection: A Guide for Reporting Vulnerable Adult Abuse

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
22-822 Road Map to Services for Children & Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
  • Cambodian
  • Chinese
  • Korean
  • Laotian
  • Russian
  • Somali
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese
22-866 Summary of Home and Community Services and Eligibility

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

22-996 Relatives as Parents Program

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English