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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

Employment First: Updates on Success Stories for March 27, 2015

When the Employment First team first started reporting on community job success stories for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities back in June 2014, we were happy to hear how many employees, businesses owners and providers were anxious to share their successes with us. Since then, we have traveled the state to do stories about […]

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Raise the Wage Video

Shangri-La has produced a new video demonstrating what a direct support professional (DSP) does during their day and explaining why it is crucial that this workforce receives a boost in pay. (more…)

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ORA to Testify Today Regarding QRFs & Employment

The House Committee on Consumer Protection and Government Effectiveness is holding a public hearing this afternoon on Qualified Rehabilitation Facilities and Employment for Individuals with Disabilities. ORA lobbyist Nan Heim was one of six persons invited to provide testimony regarding the QRF Program and employment.

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5 DAYS LEFT – Register for the April Quarterly today!

FIVE DAYS LEFT UNTIL ROOM BLOCK ENDS! Closes March 15, 2015 Rooms:  King or Double Queen Rooms Single Occupancy $89.00 includes breakfast and one pass to the Garden Double Occupancy $99.00 includes breakfast for two and 2 passes to the Garden CLICK HERE to see the full agenda. REGISTER TODAY! Wednesday afternoon will be all about legislative engagement. ORA has reserved […]

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Behavioral Consultation Update

From Chelas Kronenberg, ODDS Policy Manager This email is intended to clarify the enrollment process and ODDS expectations for agencies who are providing behavioral consultation to individuals outside of their agency; such as individuals receiving supports in-home. Here are the bare bones: If you have a consumer/customer who receives either OR570 or OR310 their provider must be […]

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Details for the process for scheduling an annual assessment

An update from Fred Jabin, ODDS ReBAR Unit As most of you are aware, individuals enrolled in DD services in Oregon are now required to have an annual assessment of needs. The assessment unit has made some significant changes to ensure that everyone receives their annual assessment. Details concerning the plan can be found in […]

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DD Champion Award Winner Announcement!

The Oregon Council on Developmental Disabilities is excited to honor our DD Champion Award winners this year, Trisha Baxter, Margaret Theisen and Jim Wrigley! Please join us in congratulating our well deserved award winners.An award presentation will take place for our Champions during our DD Awareness Celebration event tomorrow at 2 PM. The event will […]

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Vision for the Workforce System and Initial Implementation of WIOA

The US Department of Labor released the latest Training Employment Guidance Letter (TEGL 19-14) on February 19, 2015 which lays out the vision for a revitalized transformed workforce system as a result of implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). Further, it encourages workforce system leaders and partners to take action now to […]

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Brain Injury Alliance of Oregon – 2015 Conference

Registration is open for the 13th Annual Pacific Northwest Regional Conference 2015. Click here for more information and to register. (more…)

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U of O Reverse Vendor Fair

ORA’s marketing department and several ORA members attended the 2015 University of Oregon Reverse Vendor Fair to promote awareness of the QRF Program and connect with purchasers. This year we were provided with a list of agencies and the specific items they purchase; this list is a great QRF resource for developing “warm” sales leads. […]

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