Our projects

Below you will find the most recent updates about some of our ongoing projects.


Psychiatric Emergency Clinics Must be Safe Places

Psychiatric emergency clinics need to be safe places. This is critical for both the patients who receive care for mental health conditions and the clinical staff who administer the health care. Guns have no place in a clinical environment. Disability Rights Oregon is committed to removing barriers to accessing psychiatric emergency services. Ensuring that guns stay outside… Continue Reading Psychiatric Emergency Clinics Must be Safe Places

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Q&A: Gloria’s story

Thousands of Oregonians with intellectual or developmental disabilities rely on in-home care services in order to live in the community.  To bring to life what these services mean for Oregonians across the state, we’re sharing people’s stories.  Les Rogers, a father who lives in Roseburg, shares his daughter Gloria’s story.  Gloria is three and a half.… Continue Reading Q&A: Gloria’s story

FAQ: DHS Lawsuit

What services are involved? Personal support workers and agencies provide attendant care to people with intellectual or developmental disabilities (I/DD). This support is critical in helping people with I/DD live safely in their homes and fully access their communities. These are Medicaid-funded services that are commonly called the K Plan in Oregon. Who is affected?… Continue Reading FAQ: DHS Lawsuit