888-339-VOTE (888-339-8683) Disability Rights Oregon can help you with voting problems related to a disability. Continue Reading Voter Hotline now live
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.
Our latest stories about guardianship:
Rooted in Rights and Disability Rights Oregon have produced a new video showing your options to vote totally privately and independently – even if you need assistance to read or fill out your mail-in ballot. Continue Reading New video on voting with a disability in Oregon
A recent story spurred by #CripTheVote in the Washington Post, “The day I helped my autistic son register to vote,” highlighted some of the myths that surround people with I/DD and voting. Continue Reading Understanding voters’ rights: Overcoming barriers for the I/DD community
Appointments of guardians for incapacitated persons raise constitutional due-process rights. When a person is placed in a long term care facility, a mental health treatment facility, or a facility for people with developmental disabilities, at stake are liberty interests that heighten constitutional protections. Continue Reading Notice requirements related to placement or movement of a protected person