How to Prepare for a DDA Assessment

Here are tips for getting ready for an assessment with the Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA), which is managed by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS). Be sure to send information to the DDA case manager ahead of time and keep a copy. If you save the assessment electronically in Word/Google Documents, Read More

DDA Access Series 1 Eligibility

  Many individuals and families call with questions and concerns about how to apply to be a client or to receive services from Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA).  DDA continues to improve the process to determine eligibility.  We bring you this step-by-step video in partnership with the Family to Family Health Information Center (F2FHIC) for WA.  Read More

Help us Continue the Legacy of PAVE

When families – military and civilian – with a loved one with special health care needs or disability needs help, information, resources, and wants to get connected with other families, they turn to PAVE. We want to be there for all who call, email and attend our events. Community support is vital. Your donation of Read More

Leadership Development & Training Coordinator Position Announcement

A full-time position, Leadership Development & Training Coordinator is open at PAVE and seeks candidates with strong facilitation and collaboration skills with experience in providing training and organizing community events. This position will encourage and partner with individuals with developmental disabilities and their families from isolated communities and diverse ethnic backgrounds across Pierce County for Read More