Developmental Disabilities Provider and Partner Resources


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ODDS is committed to engaging with individuals, families, providers, and case management partners to gather feedback on policy and guidance proposals.

Policy and Guidance Feedback

ODDS is seeking feedback on the following proposed policies or worker guides. ODDS may include specific questions that will help guide our decision making however, we welcome all constructive feedback for improving our policies and guidance. ODDS will respond to comments and suggestions which will be posted with the final version of the policy or worker guide.

Everyone has a right to know about and use ODDS programs and services. ODDS provides free help. Some examples of the free help ODDS can provide are written materials in other languages, braille, large print, audio, or a format you prefer. If you need help or have questions, please email ODDS.Engagement​ or call at 503-945-5811. ODDS accepts calls from all forms of relay service. 

What happens to my feedback? 

When the proposal is finalized and published you can find ODDS responses to feedback along with the draft and final guidance on the Archive page

Policy/Worker Guide

Flag Condition Desk Reviews

Summary: ODDS will resume Oregon Needs Assessment (ONA) flag condition desk reviews in September 2022. These were paused in the Fall 2021 during CME and provider staffing shortages.

Draft Transmittal: Flag Condition Desk Reviews

ODDS Questions:
1. Is this policy clear? If not, what additional information would be needed to clarify?
2. Do the implementation timelines appear reasonable? If not, can you suggest an alternative timeline?
3. Will this create new work for case management entities?
4. What is the impact on the workload for case management entities?
5. How does this policy directly or indirectly impact priority populations including: Tribal Nations; racial, ethnic, and culturally-based communities; women; individuals who identify as LGBTQIA+; people with disabilities; religious minorities; veterans; individuals with limited English proficiency; immigrants; or refugees?
6. What specific requirements and/or guidelines would you recommend to eliminate potential harm or disparities related to service equity?

Deadline: ODDS will be collecting feedback through August 19, 2022. Please send responses to this proposal to with "Flag Condition Desk Reviews" as the subject line.


Interested in ODDS responses to previous draft proposals? Visit our archive page for a copy of the proposed guidance, ODDS's responses, and the final document.

Stakeholder Groups Forming

ODDS frequently forms stakeholder groups to work and advise on policy topics. Visit this section to check for opportunities to participate.

ODDS may limit participation in stakeholder groups based on size of the group and role of participants. ODDS may reach out to stakeholders through other avenues to ensure broad and diverse perspectives are represented.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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