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DRO’s Advocacy on COVID-19

During the COVID-19 public health crisis, people with disabilities still have the right to live, work, and access our community free from discrimination. Disability Rights Oregon has been hard at work promoting and defending these rights. Learn more about our advocacy on COVID-19 below. Healthcare 20 State and National Civil Rights Leaders Call for Federal… Continue Reading DRO’s Advocacy on COVID-19

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Tell Secretary DeVos not to leave students with disabilities behind during COVID-19

Every child should receive an education while school is suspended Teachers are working hard to creatively meet the educational needs of students while school is suspended due to COVID-19. But students with disabilities are at risk of being left behind. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) guarantees children with disabilities an equal right to education.… Continue Reading Tell Secretary DeVos not to leave students with disabilities behind during COVID-19