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U.S. Department of Education urges states to educate all students

Every child can receive an education while school is suspended The U.S. Department of Education released a fact sheet providing clarification to their initial guidance released amidst the COVID-19 pandemic: Supplemental Fact Sheet: Addressing the Risk of COVID-19 in Preschool, Elementary and Secondary Schools While Serving Children with Disabilities In response to concerns raised by… Continue Reading U.S. Department of Education urges states to educate all students

A bridge in the middle of a forest

The needs of people with disabilities during this public health response

DRO Advocacy Continues During COVID-19 Public Health Response Continuing to provide services Our hearts go out to everyone affected by the COVID-19 public health crisis that is rapidly unfolding here in Oregon and across the world. We know that natural disasters and emergencies can be even worse for people with disabilities. While we all work to… Continue Reading The needs of people with disabilities during this public health response

40th anniversary dinner infographic

Come celebrate our 40th anniversary with us

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