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
Disability Rights Oregon works to protect individuals against guardianships where there is abuse or neglect. In addition, DRO can intervene when a respondent or protected person’s civil rights are being violated due to the guardianship. DRO receives pleadings in guardianship and conservatorship, which we review to ensure that the civil rights of the respondent/ protected person are being upheld.
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Oregon legislators are holding seven town halls across the state to receive input about the next state budget. On January 19, the co-chairs of the Joint Ways and Means Committee released an “Existing Resources Framework.” The framework outlines changes and cuts to state services that will be considered if Oregon does not increase revenue. You can read… Continue Reading Town hall meetings will be your chance to give input on state services
Oregon’s 2017 legislative session will get underway next Wednesday, February 1. DRO will be there to advocate for issues of importance to the disability community and get you information you need to participate in the process. Continue Reading Welcome to our 2017 Legislative Update
For people with disabilities, these rights are too often compromised by others who make decisions for them. We believe that every person should be supported to make as many of those choices as possible for themselves. Continue Reading 12 Days of Disability Rights: The right to privacy and freedom