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
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The COVID-19 crisis creates countless opportunities for persons with disabilities to be experience abuse or neglect especially those who reside in institutions. Identification and treatment of the virus are two areas. We have received reports that people with disabilities in Oregon are being denied or having tests delayed due to the lack of availability of… Continue Reading COVID-19 testing in Oregon remains insufficient
Information, Response, and Planning Updated: April 7, 2020 Disability Rights Oregon Can Help You if: You have questions about your legal rights during an outbreak. Are seeing information that is not accessible from other agencies. Feel you are experiencing an extra layer of disability discrimination during this time. Being denied healthcare because you are a… Continue Reading COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Resources
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