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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
Assistive Technology (AT) Lab at Community Vision
Community Vision launched its AT Program, housed on the main floor of the new Seven Corners Community Building, in September 2018. The AT Lab is directed by a Speech Language Pathologist and an Occupational Therapist, both AT Professionals. The ATContinue reading
Small Steps Can Lead to Big Changes in Campus Culture
By Jennifer Perry A few months ago, I posted on Facebook about how we received a formal complaint against my daughter, Anna, from another student at school. The principal called me into her office to inform me of what wasContinue reading
It Takes a Village
By Courtney Hansen, Published in Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Blog My son with Down syndrome and his typically-developing twin brother just started kindergarten. The military also just moved us across country this past summer. There’s been aContinue reading