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Need a Break: Take the DD Respite Survey

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If you are supporting a family member who is a client of the Washington State Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA), but not receiving a paid service from DDA, we want to hear from you.

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Northwest Access Fund to Host ABLE Workshop

Piggy bank on calculator.

The Northwest Access Fund is hosting a free workshop about ABLE accounts in Spokane on May 17th. ABLE accounts present an exciting opportunity for people with disabilities to save without the fear of losing state and federal benefits.

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Local Leadership Request for Proposals

The DD Council is now accepting submissions for Developmental Disabilities Local Leadership (RFP NO. 19-47790220-01). The Bidders’ Conference will be held:

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People First Job Announcements

People First of Snohomish County attending Advocacy Day briefing, wearing orange shirts that read Disability Rights are Human Rights.Do you have what it takes to support the incredible self-advocacy leaders in Washington State? If so, People First of Washington is hiring for two positions: Program Administrator and Office Administrator.

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DD Council Recruitment to Open Soon

DD Council member at legislative reception.

The Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council will soon be accepting applications by individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities (IDD) to fill open positions on the Governor-appointed Council.

The Council is especially interested in candidates from the diverse geographic, ethnic and cultural communities in Washington and the Native American Nations.

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For more information, contact Linda West at 800-634-4473.




  • About the Council

    The Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council is a Federal-State partnership working to plan for and with people with developmental disabilities and their families.

  • Partnerships & Initiatives

  • What We're About

    Developmental Disabilities Council is a Federal-State partnership working to plan for and with people with developmental disabilities and their families.

    Join The Council

    If you are passionate about public policy, and dedicated to improving the lives of persons with I/DD in Washington State, we welcome your application.

    Access For Members

    Council meeting materials, agendas, and forms. You’ll find everything you need to prepare for the next meeting (or review the previous year) right here.