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Disability News: Oregon

  • Synopsis: Health and Disability news story items and articles from Oregon includes medical related press releases news and coming events.

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Oregon Office on Disability and Health - Goal is to improve the health and quality of life among Oregonians with disabilities. Oregon Office in Disability and Health prevents secondary conditions in Oregonians with disabilities, improves access to public health programs, and implements effective health promotion and wellness programs for Oregonians with disabilities - www.ohsu.edu/oidd/cca/oodh/

Oregon Disability Resources:

Oregon's Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services

Provide information and referral source on deafness and hearing loss issues; training on deaf awareness and sensitivity, and how to communicate with those with hearing loss; Americans with Disabilities Act compliance and effective communications coordination - www.odc.state.or.us

Disability Rights Oregon

As Oregon's designated Protection & Advocacy (P&A) System for more than 30 years, DRO has a unique role: to uphold the legal rights of people with disabilities - www.disabilityrightsoregon.org

Oregon Commission for the Blind

Mission is to assist blind Oregonians in making informed choices and decisions to achieve full inclusion and integration in society through employment, independent living, and social self sufficiency - www.cfb.state.or.us

Brain Injury Association of Oregon

Creating a better future through brain injury prevention, research, education, and advocacy - www.biaoregon.org

Oregon School for the Deaf

All students enrolled at the Oregon School for the Deaf are entitled to the best education that our resources can provide - www.osd.k12.or.us

Statistics: Oregon Disability




Latest Oregon Publications

  1. Oregon Settlement Regarding Intellectual & Developmental Disability Employment
    U.S. Justice Department reaches landmark settlement agreement with state of Oregon regarding Americans with Disabilities Act.
  2. Proposed ADA Settlement Agreement on Oregon Developmental Disabilities System
    Proposed settlement agreement with the state of Oregon that will resolve violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
  3. Interactive Map for Oregon Anglers with Disabilities
    Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife map highlights sites in Oregon that may be suitable for anglers with physical disabilities.
  4. Oregon Creation to Help Patients with Advanced Illness
    The POLST program was created to honor the treatment wishes of patients with advanced progressive illness or frailty.
  5. Amputee Fired Because of Disability - Newberg, Oregon
    Feds Say Newberg, Oregon Amputee Was Fired Because of Disability.


Full List of Oregon Documents (6 Items)

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Abraham LincolnFamous People with Disabilities - Well known people with disabilities and conditions who contributed to society.


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