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Chapter 388-823 WAC

Last Update: 3/10/14

DIVISION OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES INTAKE AND DETERMINATION OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

WAC Sections

APPLYING FOR A DETERMINATION OF A DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY
Definitions.
How do I become a client of the division of developmental disabilities?
Will I receive paid services if DDD decides that I have a developmental disability?
What is a developmental disability?
Must I be a resident of the state of Washington?
How do I apply to become a client of DDD?
Who can apply for an eligibility determination?
Who determines that I have a developmental disability?
How long will it take to complete a determination of my eligibility?
What is the effective date that I become an eligible client of DDD?
How will DDD notify me of the results of my eligibility determination?
Who is responsible for obtaining the documentation needed to make this eligibility determination?
Will my diagnosis of a developmental disability qualify me for DDD eligibility?
Can I be eligible for DDD if my disability occurs on or after my eighteenth birthday?
What if I do not have written evidence that my disability began before my eighteenth birthday?
Which rules define a developmental disability if I am a child under the age of six years?
Which rules define a developmental disability if I am age six through nine?
Which rules define a developmental disability if I am age ten or older?
DETERMINATION OF A DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY
MENTAL RETARDATION
What evidence do I need to substantiate "mental retardation" as an eligible condition?
If I have mental retardation, how do I meet the definition of substantial limitations in adaptive functioning?
What evidence do I need of my FSIQ?
If I am too intellectually impaired to complete a standardized IQ test, how do I meet the criteria under mental retardation?
If I have more than one FSIQ score, what criteria will DDD use to select the FSIQ score for determining eligibility?
CEREBRAL PALSY
What evidence do I need to substantiate "cerebral palsy" as an eligible condition?
If I have cerebral palsy, how do I meet the definition of substantial limitations to adaptive functioning?
What evidence do I need of my need for direct physical assistance with activities of daily living?
How can I document my need for direct physical assistance?
EPILEPSY
What evidence do I need to substantiate "epilepsy" as an eligible condition?
If I have epilepsy, how do I meet the definition of substantial limitations to adaptive functioning?
What evidence do I need to substantiate adaptive functioning limitations for the eligible conditions of epilepsy, autism and other conditions similar to mental retardation?
AUTISM
What evidence do I need to substantiate "autism" as an eligible condition?
If I have autism, how do I meet the definition of substantial limitations to adaptive functioning?
What evidence do I need to substantiate adaptive functioning limitations for the condition of autism?
ANOTHER NEUROLOGICAL CONDITION
What evidence do I need to substantiate "another neurological condition" as an eligible condition?
If I have another neurological condition, how do I meet the definition of substantial limitations to adaptive functioning?
What evidence do I need to substantiate adaptive functioning limitations for another neurological condition?
"OTHER CONDITION" SIMILAR TO MENTAL RETARDATION
How do I meet the definition for an "other condition" similar to mental retardation?
What evidence do I need to meet the definition of substantial limitations for an "other condition" similar to mental retardation?
EFFECT OF AGE ON ELIGIBILITY
Which eligible developmental disability conditions apply at what age?
If I am a child under age ten, what evidence do I need to meet the definition for an "other condition" similar to mental retardation?
If I am a child under age ten with an eligible condition under the medically intensive program, Down syndrome, or a diagnosed condition that is too severe for developmental testing, how do I meet the definition of substantial limitations to adaptive functioning?
If I am a child under age ten with an eligible condition based on developmental delays, how do I meet the definition of substantial limitations to adaptive functioning?
If I am a child under age ten, how many areas of developmental delays meet the definition of substantial limitations to adaptive functioning?
What developmental evaluations or assessments will be acceptable for determining developmental delay?
INVENTORY FOR CLIENT AND AGENCY PLANNING (ICAP)
What are the qualifying scores for inventory of client and agency planning broad independence for each age?
What is the purpose of ICAP?
What sections of the ICAP does DDD or a designee contracted with DDD complete and score?
How does DDD or a designee contracted with DDD administer the ICAP?
What happens if DDD or a designee contracted with DDD cannot identify a qualified respondent?
ELIGIBILITY EXPIRATION, REVIEWS, AND REAPPLICATION
Once I become an eligible DDD client, is there a time limit to my eligibility?
When does my eligibility as a DDD client expire?
When will DDD review my eligibility to determine if I continue to have a developmental disability?
What is the definition of "DDD paid services" in WAC 388-823-1010(3)?
Can DDD terminate my eligibility if I no longer am a resident of the state of Washington?
How will I know that my eligibility is expiring or is due for review?
What happens if I do not reapply for eligibility before my eligibility expiration date?
What happens if I do not respond to a request for information to review my eligibility?
How will DDD notify me of its decision?
What are my appeal rights to a department decision that I do not have a developmental disability?
If DDD decides that I do not have a developmental disability, how soon can I reapply for another decision?
If I am already eligible, how do these new rules affect me?
What are my rights as a DDD client?
How do I complain to DDD about my services or treatment?