Every year, we gather feedback from Oregonians about the needs of people with disabilities. This input shapes our decisions about how to best focus our resources in the coming year. Continue Reading We want to hear from you about our work
Disability Rights Oregon provides information and referral about service animal laws in Oregon, and advocates for people who have service animals in housing, employment and places of public accommodation.
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Sus aportes son importantes. Por favor, disponga aproximadamente de 10 minutos para completar esta encuesta y ayúdenos a identificar áreas en las que podamos concentrar nuestros recursos durante este año. Continue Reading Encuesta informativa de la comunidad de 2016
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued a guide for air travelers who have an intellectual or developmental disability. The guide gives tips and advice, and answers common questions about air travel. Continue Reading New guide and PDX event for air travelers with I/DD
A staff writer for the Oregonian has cleared up some myths and misconceptions about service dogs in a recent column, and explained some of the needs of service dogs and their handlers. It includes advice for people and businesses interacting with service dogs and their handlers. Continue Reading “The straight scoop on service dogs”
The U.S. Department of Justice has amended its recent frequently asked questions on service animals in response to concerns from disability rights advocates across the country. The FAQ answers many common questions about service animals Continue Reading Department of Justice updates new FAQ on service animals
There are many challenges ahead but our ADA has grown to be strong and is ready to take on them on to achieve a world of equal access and opportunity. But that won’t happen without our ongoing energy and support. Continue Reading Happy Birthday ADA!
Read more about ADA Anniversary celebrations in Klamath Falls, Ontario, Eugene, Corvallis, Salem, and Portland. Continue Reading ADA 25th Anniversary celebrations around Oregon
Beginning today, TriMet no longer considers emotional support or companionship (“companion” or “comfort” animals) to be service animals, and they must ride in a closed carrier. Continue Reading TriMet updates rules on companion or emotional support animals
Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the ADA on June 29, July 21 or at the main event on Sunday July 26. Continue Reading Portland celebrates ADA 25th anniversary
The U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division has information about service animal rules under the ADA. You can view their information on their website, or by downloading the PDF below. Revised ADA Requirements_ Service Animals