Intellectual and developmental disabilities

Disability Rights Oregon protects the rights of people who have intellectual or developmental disabilities. This includes advocating for appropriate public services, integrated employment, school services, housing, and more.

DRO receives funding from Protection & Advocacy for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities (PADD) (42 U.S.C. § 15001, P.L. 106-402). PADD is administered by the US Department of Health & Human Services, Administration on Developmental Disabilities.

 

Our publications:

 

A Roadmap to Support Services – Third Edition

The Developmental Disability Eligibility Appeal Process

 

 


 

 

Our latest stories about issues related to I/DD:

 

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Stop cuts to in-home care

Oregonians have always been willing to help and encourage parents to raise their children. Our history and values have taught us that supporting families to give their children the best start in life helps us all. The intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in-home services children’s program grew out of our shared value that people with… Continue Reading Stop cuts to in-home care