Laws & Regulations

Americans with Disabilities Act Regulations

Laws Regulating Developmental Disabilities in the State of Washington

The Revised Code of Washington (RCW) are statutes enacted and amended by the Washington State Legislature. The developmental disabilities statutes are under Chapter 71A RCW.

Resources for Legal Questions and Concerns

Disability Rights Washington

Washington’s Protection and Advocacy System

Disability Rights Washington is a private non-profit organization that protects the rights of people with disabilities statewide. Our mission is to advance the dignity, equality, and self-determination of people with disabilities. We work to pursue justice on matters related to human and legal rights.

Office of Developmental Disabilities Ombuds

The Office of the Developmental Disabilities Ombuds (DD Ombuds) is a private, independent office focused on improving the lives of persons with developmental disabilities in Washington State. The team is comprised of staff experienced in serving the needs of people with developmental disabilities. The Ombuds have offices in Seattle, Spokane and Olympia.