Local Disability Resources
Self Determination Resources, Inc. assists adults with developmental disabilities and their families in achieving true choice and control of the supports and resources available to them. This goal is grounded in the concept of self-determination, the fundamental belief that if people gain control of their supports and resources, their lives will improve and costs will decrease.
Washington County’s Department of Health and Human Services provides prevention, protection and support services and activities so that all people who live, work, study and play in Washington County can be healthy, self-sufficient and safe. Educating people through public health efforts, providing safety to vulnerable children and adults, addressing addictions and enabling people to live independently are just a few examples of how this is accomplished.
Disability Rights Oregon (DRO) is Oregon’s designated protection and advocacy system. DRO works to uphold the legal rights of people with disabilities, and promotes opportunity, access and choice for individuals with disabilities. They assist with legal problems directly related to disabilities.
A coalition empowering Oregon families experiencing disability.
A statewide organization providing services around direct support, skill building, careers, and more.
The Oregon Council on Developmental Disabilities is a federally-mandated council which listens to people involved in disability services, from families to caseworkers to direct support providers, and sets out strategic plans to deal with issues that arise.
Offers individualized supports, information, and advocacy services for people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities and their families throughout the region.
For nearly 80 years, Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp has been providing individuals with disabilities an outstanding recreational opportunity in the Mt. Hood National Forest. Each summer, more than 500 campers with disabilities that include Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down’s Syndrome, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Cerebral Palsy enjoy recreational activities adapted to their special needs – adventure courses, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, canoeing, cookouts, arts and crafts, swimming, dances, and more.
A national community-based organization advocating for and serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families, encompassing all ages and intellectual/developmental disabilities.
A state organization advocating for the rights and full community participation of all children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Oregon.
Advocates for, supports and serves children and adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities and their families in Multnomah and Clackamas County.