FACT Oregon’s Family Advocacy Page
How to Testify Before a Legislative Committee
Making Your Case (a self-study course from MN Commission of Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing)
Oregon Partners in Policymaking®
Connecting with Members of Oregon’s Congressional Delegation

Child Care

Inclusive Child Care Program
Oregon Child Care Resource and Referral Network

Developmental Disability Services

Disability Rights Oregon: The Developmental Disability Eligibility Appeal Process
Oregon Department of Human Services: Developmental Disabilities Services
Oregon Department of Human Services: Choosing Developmental Disability Services for Children and Adults
Oregon Department of Human Services: K Plan

Oregon Department of Human Services: In-home Expenditure Guidelines

Oregon Department of Human Services: Services for Children with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities

2015 DD County Directory (PDF)  Updated Oct.2015


Disability Rights Oregon: “Special Education: A Guide for Parents & Advocates”
Lake Oswego Special Education PTA
OHSU University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities: Community Partners Council
Oregon School Boards Association: Map of State Educational Service Districts
Portland Parent Union
Portland Public Schools: Tips for a Successful Parent-Teacher Conference
Special Education PTA of Portland
Western Regional Resource Center


Transition to Adulthood/Employment (16+)

Health and Safety

City of Portland: Emergency Preparedness Training Program
Family Voices: IMPACT Health and Wellness for Families
Healthy Kids for a Healthy Oregon
OHSU’s LEND Family Professional Partnerships
Oregon Family to Family Health Information Center
Specialty Athletic Training


Fair Housing Council of Oregon and SW Washington: Resource Guide (see pp. 26-27 for accommodations for service animals)

Legal Information

Disability Rights Oregon [DRO]
Oregon Law Help

General Disability Organizations

Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
Central Oregon Disability Support Network [CODSN]
Connecting Communities
Families For Community
High Desert Self Advocates
National Indian Parent Information Center
Oregon Council on Developmental Disabilities [OCDD]
Oregon Family Support Network
Oregon Institute on Disability and Development [OIDD]
Oregon Training and Consultation [OTAC]


Blind/Visual Impairment
Brain Injury
Cerebral Palsy
Communication Disorder
Deaf/Hearing Impairment
Depression/Emotional Disturbance/Mental Illness
Developmental Delay
Down Syndrome
Intellectual Disability
Learning Disabilities


A Hope for Autism Foundation
Autism Society of Oregon [ASO]
Autism Empowerment
Autistic Self-Advocacy Network [ASAN] Portland
Bridgeway House
Old Mill Center for Children and Families
Pacific Alliance on Disability Self Advocacy (a project of ASAN)

Blind/Vision Impaired

American Council of the Blind of Oregon [ACB of Oregon]
Oregon Commission for the Blind
Oregon Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation

Brain Injury

Brain Injury Alliance of Oregon


Gluten Free Friends
Gluten Intolerance Group of Eugene
Gluten Intolerance Group of Portland
Mid-Willamette Valley Gluten Intolerance Group
Oregon Food Allergy Network

Cerebral Palsy

United Cerebral Palsy of Oregon and SW Washington [UCP]

Oregon Deafblind Project

Deaf/Hearing Impairment

Deaf Services of Southern Oregon
Hands & Voices of Oregon

Depression/Emotional Disturbance/Mental Illness

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance of Oregon
National Alliance on Mental Illness [NAMI] Oregon

Developmental Delay

The Arc of Oregon
Eastern Oregon Developmental Disability Resources
Jean Baton Swindells Resource Center for Children and Families
Oregon Council on Developmental Disabilities

Down Syndrome

Down Syndrome Association of Southern Oregon
Down Syndrome Network Oregon
Emerald Family Down Syndrome Network
Karen Gaffney Foundation
Northwest Down Syndrome Association (NWDSA)
Willamette Valley Down Syndrome Association


Epilepsy Foundation Northwest

Intellectual Disability

The Arc of Oregon
Jean Baton Swindells Resource Center for Children and Families
Oregon Council on Developmental Disabilities

Learning Disabilities

Learning Disabilities Association of Oregon
Decoding Dyslexia Oregon
Oregon Branch – International Dyslexia Association (ORBIDA)