Olympia Insider 2016: It’s A Wrap!

Clarification and Correction: The reference to SB 6564 (Protections for DDA Clients) should state that case manager ratios will be 40:1 for a specialized caseload under SB 6564. The ratio does not apply to all DDA clients. (4/15/16)


The 2016 Legislative session is finally over, and what a session it was! Get the run down on bills and budget from hosts Ed Holen and Sue Elliott, and hear advocates respond to the results on legislation and budget items, including:

  • ABLE Act
  • Parent to Parent Program
  • Down Syndrome Resource & Information for New Parents
  • DD Ombuds Program
  • Toxic Free Kids and Families
  • Supported Living Wages




Updated on Apr/15/2016

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