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ORA is the hub of the disability community...

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

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Top News & Updates

Weekly ODDS Status Report

April 24, 2015 From: ODDS Director Lilia Teninty Re: Weekly ODDS Status Report, Employment Services after July 1, 2015   Hello, With the upcoming changes to entry into sheltered workshop settings beginning July 1, 2015, I wanted to remind everyone that these changes will not affect other employment services offered through ODDS. I have also […]

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Weekly ODDS Status Report – April 20, 2015

Lilia Tenity, ODDS Director Re: Statewide Marketing Campaign In the next few months, the Employment First team, in coordination with partners in Vocational Rehabilitation, the Office of Developmental Disability Services, the Oregon Department of Education and the Oregon Council on Developmental Disabilities, are launching a statewide marketing campaign. Based on focus group testing performed around […]

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Message From: Statewide Employment First Coordinator Mike Maley

April 14, 2015 In the next few months, the Employment First team, in coordination with partners in Vocational Rehabilitation, the Office of Developmental Disability Services, the Oregon Department of Education and the Oregon Council on Developmental Disabilities, are launching a statewide marketing campaign. Based on focus group testing performed around the state, we are proud […]

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Calling all Job Developers

Come and engage the local business community by attending the upcoming Job Fair at Chemeketa Community College on Wednesday, April 15 9 am to noon at the Salem Campus, Building 2 in the Student Center. Click here to see the Business Community Attendees who have job openings. (more…)

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eXPRS edit for DD Comp Agency Providers (93-943) of attendant care

ODDS/eXPRS team has made an edit change in eXPRS in order to allow existing provider type/spec 93-943 (DD Comp Agency Provider) to be available/enabled to be authorized in POC for the following service element/proc code combinations (see below). This will greatly reduce the need to auth services using “generic” provider option. In order to authorize […]

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ORA Q&A – 4/10/2015

Team Process During All Assessments – Addressed to Fred Jabin Thank you so much for bringing your concern to us.  Please know that we strongly value the input that you have given and share many of your concerns. As you know there is a great deal of transition that is currently happening in Oregon’s delivery system […]

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Weekly ODDS Status Report, One ISP

April 3, 2015 To: All ODDS Staff and Stakeholders From: ODDS Director Lilia Teninty Re: Weekly ODDS Status Report, One ISP   Attached is this week’s ODDS status report. After almost two years of hard work and testing we are finally ready to begin the rollout of the Individual Support Plan (ISP) which will be […]

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Executive Order Employment First Stakeholder Policy Meeting

ORA and several members attended the monthly Executive Order Employment First Stakeholder Policy Meeting the first of April. The discussion began with a review of the T&TA Powerpoint (capacity strategies) where we discussed capacity as a two fold issue: 1) Capacity as volume – # of providers and quantity of partnerships 2) Capacity as skills and […]

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Tax time is here!

Publication 907 Tax Highlights for Persons with Disabilities may assist those you serve in preparing their 2014 Tax Returns. Also remember The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people with disabilities to prepare and electronically file their tax returns. Find a VITA location near you cal 800-906-9887 or click VITA […]

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Save the date!

October 21-22, 2015 Oregon Rehabilitation Association is proud to present the premier regional event for Professional Development in Disability Services. This educational conference brings together national and regional experts, with leader of service provider organizations and staff. It is the perfect blend of indepth skill-building sessions, keynotes from national leaders to detail national trends, and […]

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