Heretofore, Developmental Disability services have been provided under the Title XIX (Title 19) Medicaid Waiver, and have worked well enough. However, the system has not been without its faults. Over the last several months, the State of Oregon Department of … Continue reading →
Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp has asked for feedback from attendees and their families regarding Kiwanis Camp. Please read Kiwanis Camp’s call for feedback and take a few minutes to fill out their survey (link provided below).
SDRI now has a Facebook page. Follow the link above and click ‘Like’ to get updates from SDRI in your Facebook news feed.
To provide ODDS a forum for sharing information, resources and programs that impact and/or would be of interest to the developmental disabilities community in Oregon, ODDS has started a Facebook page.
Ask. Listen. Believe. “Earlier this month, Department of Human Services Director Erinn Kelley-Siel directed the attention of DHS employees to the fact that October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The numbers can be overwhelming – during 2011, Oregon domestic and … Continue reading →
In June 2011, Personal Support Workers voted in favor of representation by SEIU Local 503. This means that all Support Providers in Oregon classed as “Personal Support Workers” under House Bill 3618 (including PSWs who are not members of the … Continue reading →
The CDC reports that women with disabilities between the ages of 50-74 report nearly 5% less mammography use than women without a disability of the same age. Women with a disability are more likely to die from breast cancer — … Continue reading →
In years past, Tri-Met has taken orders for annual passes and then mailed 12 individual monthly passes. That is changing October 1, 2012. Annual passes will now be mailed once as a single photo pass good for the entire year.* … Continue reading →
A couple weeks ago DHS hosted Town Hall meetings around the state to encourage a public dialogue on the major initiatives DHS is focusing on (Economy and Jobs, Healthy People, Safety and Education). In case you missed the town hall … Continue reading →
The Oregon Employment Relations Board announced that Personal Support workers voted 1,873 to 772 in favor of representation by SEIU.