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ORA is the hub of the disability community...

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We provide education, training, growth opportunities, and consulting...

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Because we care deeply about the lives of individuals with disabilities...

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Top News & Updates

Free Webinar – HCBS Setting Rule and Its Impact on Employment and Day Services

APSE is hosting presenter Alison Barkoff of the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law who will address concerns about what the rule really says, how states should interpret it when developing state transition plans, and how the regulation will impact employment and day services. Ms. Barkoff will discuss the impact of the rule in the […]

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WIOA Advisory Committee Holds First Meeting

The Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Employment for Individuals with Disabilities (ACICEID) held its initial meeting last Thursday and Friday. The two day meeting agenda included an ACICEID overview presented by the Designated Federal Official, Jennifer Sheehy, an FLSA 14(c) Program overview, personal employment stories from self advocates and testimony from subject matter experts on […]

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DOL Announces Public Members of WIOA Advisory Committee

On Monday, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced that it has appointed 17 public members to serve on the Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities that was created by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). Out of nearly 300 applicants, the DOL selected the following 17 members to represent six groups, […]

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ANCOR Updates

Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in Medicaid Rate Case On Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard arguments in the case Armstrong v. Exceptional Child Center, Inc. (Docket No. 14-15). ANCOR joined with several other national organizations to file an amicus curae brief in the case. The case has the potential to significantly impact state Medicaid programs […]

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It is Tax Time!

MyFreeTaxes.com provides 100% free online federal and state tax preparation and filing assistance to employees with household incomes of $60,000 or less. For employees who prefer to file in person, free tax preparation sites through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program (VITA) are available for individuals with household incomes of less than $53,000. Click here […]

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PowerPoint for upcoming OAR change

Click on the links below for Powerpoint presentations on the upcoming OAR changes   24-Hour Residential Services for Children and Adults with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities Supported Living Services for Individuals with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities Agency Certification and Endorsement (more…)

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2015 New Years Message from VR

Greetings Everyone, It’s hard to believe that my Vocational Rehabilitation journey is one-month old. Time does fly when you’re having fun! I’ve heard from many of you since I took on the role of acting director. Your warm welcome and willingness to assist in my learning is greatly appreciated. I am impressed with the work […]

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ANCOR Update

ANCOR Files Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Medicaid Rate Case On December 23, 2014, the American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR) filed an amici curiae (“friends of the court”) brief in the Supreme Court case Armstrong v. Exceptional Child Center, Inc. (Docket No. 14-15). The case has the potential to significantly impact state Medicaid programs nationwide if the Court rules […]

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ANCOR Update- Able Act Passed By Congress

National News ABLE Act Passed By Congress, Signed Into Law December 19, 2014 The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act cleared Congress on Tuesday as part of a package of tax extenders that the House sent to the Senate last week. (See WICS article, “Senate Passes $1.1T Spending Bill, Will Consider ABLE Act,” December 15, […]

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Job Opening at Albertina Kerr- Program Manager II

Req No. 2014-2757 Job Locations US-OR-Eugene US-OR-Junction City Category: Director/Management Type: Regular Full-Time Shift Hours: Varies depending on program need More information about this job: Overview: Albertina Kerr strengthens Oregon families and communities by helping children and adults with developmental disabilities and mental health challenges – empowering them to live richer lives. Albertina Kerr provides […]

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