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WE ENVISION a state where all people from all the diverse populations of Oregon:

  • Are valued equally
  • Have the same legal and human rights
  • Have self-determination, choice and control over their own lives
  • Are included in community life
  • Have the supports they need to live healthy, safe, and fulfilling lives

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Oregon Consortium of Family Networks
The Oregon Consortium of Family Networks (OCFN) facilitates opportunities for families to connect with other families in an organic and fun way and by thinking creatively to support them in accessing and creating resources in the community. OCFN was presented during the 2013 "Shaping Supports to Fit the Person" conference in Corvallis.  View their presentation here.

Winspread Report - The report outlines recommendations for advancing a national agenda on supporting families with a member with intellectual or developmental disability.

HANS Poster

Autism Awareness

Learn more about your child's development and Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education services in your area.



Inclusive Child Care Program

The Inclusive Child Care Program supports access to child care and inclusive child care opportunities for children with diverse abilities and needs.
Inclusive Child Care Publications

Oregon Helps!

An online tool that helps Oregonians get assistance such as food stamps, health care, and subsidized housing and is available in multiple languages.

Oregon County Developmental Disabilities Programs

Click on the link above to find services in your county.


Policy Statements

Council Policy Statements

The Council develops policy statements regarding key areas that impact people with developmental disabilities and their families.
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DHS "Employment First" Policy

As part of the DD Employment Task Force, the Council was involved in advocating for the adoption of a policy regarding Employment of Working Age Adults. Click here to view a PDF of the policy.


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March is Developmental Disability Awareness Month!  Join us for a celebration March 6th to kick off DD Awareness Month

Do you know someone whose advocacy efforts make a difference in the lives of individuals or families who experience developmental disabilities?

The Oregon Council on Developmental Disabilities is seeking nominations for our 2015 DD Champion Awards. Each year, two individuals receive DD Champion Awards during our annual Developmental Disabilities Celebration event. This year's event is scheduled on March 6, 2015.

Nominations are gathered throughout the community and must be received no later than February 16, 2015. Submit your nomination online at:

Or request a hard copy via phone by calling 503-945-9941 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Upcoming Council Meetings

Full Council:  February 20, 2015

Expect Me To Succeed, I Will 

We believe that with high expectations, opportunities, appropriate support and the right job match, people with developmental disabilities can successfully work and contribute to their communities. It’s time for all of us to raise our expectations about what is possible.

Oregon Self Advocacy Coalition

Bringing together self-advocates in Oregon to speak with a strong unified voice on issues that affect people with developmental disabilities and supporting local self-advocacy groups to take action in their own communities.  Join Now!


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The Oregon Disability Network helps you keep up with opportunities, events, and news for the DD community.
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Featured Publication

2014 Developmental Disabilities Awareness Poster

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