Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 01/21/2014 - 10:05pm
No topic is more discussed in developmental disability services right now than employment. After much deliberation, the Oregon Rehabilitation Association has adopted the following ORA Position Paper on Employment Policy. Our hope is that this paper adds a voice to the ongoing debate that balances both choice and options for people with disabilities. We encourage anyone with an interest in this topic to give it a careful read.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 03/06/2014 - 4:09pm
Celebrity and Bachelor Auction, Dinner and Dance, held on February 8, 2014 at the Mill Casino – Salmon Room was a tremendous success.Star of Hope is a non-profit organization with 8 group homes and 4 additional programs serving adults diagnosed with developmental disabilities in Southwest Oregon.
Take the pledge today and raise awareness about the hurtfulness of the R-word. Follow this link and make your pledge today! You will also find resources on how you can educate others to stop using the word and articles on how the R-word affects individuals with IDD.
Oregon Council on Developmental Disabilities will be hosting an evenat at the State Capitol on Friday, March 7th at 1:00pm to honor policymakers, advocates and others who have helped raise awareness of developmental disabilities.
From sunrise to sunset Jan Kral lived her life in service to people with disabilities and she enjoyed it immensely.On Saturday evening, February 22, 2014 Jan passed away peacefully surrounded by her family.Jan left a legacy of abounding love, passion and energy brought to every person, every task and every cause.