Advocacy

  • The Arc of Oregon and The Arc of Lane County are advocacy organizations serving people with developmental disabilities and their families.
  • Self Advocates As Leaders is a group of developmentally disabled people throughout the state joining together to learn how to speak for themselves.
  • The Disability Rights Oregon promotes Opportunity, Access and Choice for individuals with disabilities by assisting them with legal problems directly related to their disabilities.
  • Oregon Technical Assistance Corporation (OTAC) promotes full participation in community life for individuals with disabilities and families through the delivery of training, technical assistance, and related services.
  • The Center for Self-Determination is a highly interactive collaborative of individuals and organizations working to change the nature of the support and service system for individuals with disabilities, using the principles of self-determination to help all persons create the lives they want, connected to and with their communities.
  • The Oregon Council on Developmental Disabilities (OCDD) acts as an advocate for persons with developmental disabilities and their families to promote change, through self-determination, leading to a more accessible, inclusive and culturally responsive world.