We believe in the power of sharing your story. This page features blogs from FACT Oregon families from across the state.
Let’s change the narrative this year for MLK Day of Service!
By Executive Director, Roberta Dunn It was in a college psychology class that I was first introduced to Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, the five tier triangle that identified the meeting of individual needs to the ability to experience individual growth;Continue reading
Thinking about College? Think Portland State University’s Career & Community Studies!
In thinking about preparing for adulthood as your child nears the end of high school, Portland State University’s Career and Community Studies program provides an inclusive, four-year college experience that fosters meaningful employment, independent living skills and self determination. LearnContinue reading
The All Ability Tri4Youth is coming, so TRY a Bike!
By Paul and Susan Carson FACT Oregon’s All Ability Tri4Youth is the only barrier-free triathlon on the West Coast. Youth and young adults with and without disabilities compete individually or on teams in a 50-meter swim, 2-mile bike ride, andContinue reading
Looking for Affordable Financing for Assistive Technology or Home & Vehicle Adaptions? The Northwest Access Fund is here to help! Nationally, it is estimated that more than 50% of all purchases of assistive technology (“AT”) are funded by individuals using theirContinue reading