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Cassie Wilson, center, was serenaded by her favorite band Homesafe after her spinal operation at Shriners Hospitals for Children-Portland.

Portland Shriners Hospital patient devises website for concertgoers with disabilities

The Portland Business Journal spotlighted Cassie Wilson’s efforts to publicize the accessibility of concert venues across the country. The article quotes Executive Director Bob Joondeph. Here’s the article: Shriners Hospital patient turns frustration over access at Portland music venues into an innovative website to help all wheelchair-bound fans. Cassie Wilson, center, was serenaded by her… Continue Reading Portland Shriners Hospital patient devises website for concertgoers with disabilities

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