Bob’s Blog

Editorials about the work Disability Rights Oregon is doing, and state, local and national disability issues. Written by Disability Rights Oregon Executive Director Bob Joondeph.

Meaningful Choice

If a person with disabilities is offered to choose between an established segregated service or a poorly funded, trained or regulated integrated service, does she really have a “choice?” Continue Reading Meaningful Choice

Who Requested Sequestration?

Not us. DRO is suffering cuts, but we know the disability rights movement remains strong. Our vision remains clear: a world that understands that people with disabilities are not “broken” and in need of fixing. Instead, our environment and attitudes are the things that need to be fixed. I’m on a flight right now to… Continue Reading Who Requested Sequestration?