Submitted by Corey Jeppesen on Thu, 05/16/2013 - 6:26pm
Cathi works in the sewing department for Shangri-La Corp. During her tenure there she has learned much, including how to make vests and dog collars. In the video below, she explains how a job has impacted her life.
It used to be that an MD or Ph.D. would predict future dangerousness based almost solely on their knowledge of the person, without any formal assessment. Much of the time, this resulted in client's being released from, or kept in, supervised settings. When this method of risk prediction was studied, it was found that it was about as good as flipping a coin in terms of predicting future dangerousness. This finding led to a revolution in developing predictive risk factor tools that, today, allow for more accurate characterization of risk and its management.
Submitted by Gayla Jeppesen on Tue, 05/14/2013 - 10:49am
On behalf of The Arc Oregon, it is with great sadness and deep sorrow that we inform you of Karen Staley’s passing. As a long time advocate for The Arc and for all individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families, Karen was deeply involved with The Arc at the local, state and national levels for many, many years. She passed away yesterday, May 12, 2013, due to ongoing health complications while spending time in Las Vegas for an extended weekend. Arran
Submitted by mariannedavis on Tue, 05/07/2013 - 4:00pm
To examine the impact of existing federal regulations and legislation on the successful transition from school to work of youth with disabilities, a free, public online dialogue will be held May 13-27, 2013. The U.S.
Submitted by Gayla Jeppesen on Thu, 05/02/2013 - 2:29pm
Thank you for your patience while we ironed out the glitch with online payments. We made some repairs, and everything seems to be working just fine now. Please let me know if you have any further issues.
Submitted by Gayla Jeppesen on Thu, 05/02/2013 - 11:14am
We are having trouble with the payment portion of our online event registration process. The issue has been reported to our calendar hosting company and will be resolved as soon as possible. Thanks for your patience.