New data collected by the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) shows that at least 97 percent of more than 26,000 curb ramps on state roads and highways fail to comply with the ADA. In rural Oregon, entire counties—including Coos, Curry, and Grant Counties—don’t have a single fully-compliant ramp on state roads and highways. The data,… Continue Reading ODOT survey: 97 percent of curb ramps across state violate ADA standards
Below you will find the most recent updates about some of our ongoing projects.
Disability Rights Oregon along with our partners at the Oregon Law Center (OLC) and Legal Aid Services of Oregon (LASO) have reached an agreement with the Oregon Department of Human Services, Aging and People with Disabilities (APD) to temporarily restore in-home care hours and benefits to some older adults and people with disabilities. Who’s Affected… Continue Reading APD agrees to temporarily restore cuts to in-home care hours & benefits
In response to our lawsuit, DHS has agreed to temporarily restore previous in-home care services for people with disabilities that the agency cut this Fall. Continue Reading Temporary freeze to home care cuts
For the last decade and a half, I’ve had the privilege to work at Disability Rights Oregon, as a special education advocate. I represent students in special education, engage in policy advocacy, and work closely with the Latino community. I teach Spanish-speaking parents how to advocate for their children’s rights. I support them and nurture their development as leaders… Continue Reading Come celebrate our 40th anniversary with us