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Christine Shank

Chris leads Disability Rights Oregon’s Children’s Rights Project where she oversees the organization’s legal advocacy to ensure all children have access to services and an education that gives them the opportunity to reach their full potential. She is an expert on Oregon schools’ use of restraints on children with disabilities and the practice of isolating… Continue Reading Christine Shank

Stop cuts to in-home care

Issue Summary: In 2017, the legislature directed ODDS to identify $12 million for a generic budget reduction. ODDS planned to save some of this money by limiting services for children with I/DD. On February 21, ODDS announced that does not plan to implement the cap on children’s services at this time. Instead, ODDS will meet those reductions through… Continue Reading Stop cuts to in-home care

DD Advocacy Days

The Oregon Intellectual / Developmental Disability Coalition’s GO! Project Advocacy Team will be at the Capitol to provide information, training and support from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Continue Reading DD Advocacy Days