In 2010, DRO advocate Rosemary DiSiervi facilitated a number of meetings between the deaf community and hospitals across Oregon to improve services to the deaf through the use of video remote interpreting (VRI) services. Continue Reading DRO staff introduce video remote interpreting (VRI) services to Oregon hospitals
Disability Rights Oregon works to advocate for necessary health care services, such as assistive technology and policy changes, including changes to the prioritized list of treatment conditions in the Oregon Health Plan. We are also monitoring how the new community care organizations (CCOs) are working and providing services, including legally required notices.
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DRO worked on a wide variety of bills this session. Here is a summary of what passed, what didn’t, and what task forces were created. Continue Reading 2013 Oregon Legislative Wrap Up
Legislators are looking at better ways to keep individuals and the community safe as well as making the best use of our criminal justice and mental health resources. Continue Reading Oregon Legislature Back in Action
Every Oregonian should have the opportunity to participate in society. Continue Reading HAPPY THANKSGIVING!