Laws & Regulations
Americans with Disabilities Act Regulations
Part 35 Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability in State and Local Government Services
(current as of October 11, 2016)
Part 36 Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability in Public Accommodations and Commercial Facilities (current as of January 17, 2017)
Laws Regulating Developmental Disabilities in the State of Washington
Resources for Legal Questions and Concerns
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.
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.