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Open Door Forum for Electronic Visit Verification

If you have a personal care or respite provider, the Electronic Visit Verification process, which was passed into law by US Congress could possibly have an impact on the way that your provider manages their hours.

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Dementia Resources and Support

Mother and adult son with Down syndrome, smiling at camera.The following opportunities, sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association and the Washington State Dementia Action Collaborative, offer support and information to families and other caregivers.

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Secondary Transition Planning Survey

Survey announcement with graphic of illustrated stick people.

Families! Schools! Communities! Your feedback is needed to help students with disabilities in secondary transition planning.

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Free Trainings for Community Guide and Engagement Providers

Are you interested in being a Community Guide or Community Engagement Provider? Or are you currently an Independent Provider and interested in making additional income as a CG or CE Provider? Learn new skills to help people live a meaningful life in these free trainings offered this fall in Central and Eastern Washington:

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Purple paper flower with #endalz writing on the petals.

I’d just retired from my job as a senior business executive when my dad was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease at the age of 75. He passed away several years later.

Dad always saw the positive in any situation. I must get that quality from him. I miss Dad terribly, but I’m grateful that I was retired and could be there to spend time with him and to help Mom face the challenges of caregiving.

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  • 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.