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
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.
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.
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!