1 in 4 Oregonians has a disability
1 in 4 Oregonians has a disability

Oregon Office on Disability and Health

Oregon Office on Disability and Health is a public health entity under the Institute on  Development and Disability at Oregon Health & Science University.

We are public health educators, students, researchers, and advocates. At Oregon Office on Disability and Health we work to provide health promotion programs and content directly to the community, as well as partner with public health organizations across the state to improve quality of life for Oregonian's with disabilities.

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Taking Charge of My Health Care free online toolkit

Taking Charge of My Health Care summary

The Oregon Self-Advocacy Coalition, the Oregon Office on Disability and Health and the University Center of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities are excited to share the Taking Charge of My Health Care Toolkit, an online resource for people with Intellectual/Developmental Disability and those who support them. The toolkit provides information, resources and skills-building strategies for individuals to learn how to best advocate for their health and health care. The toolkit offers 9 modules of different topics that can be used for individual learning or in a workshop or group format. Each of the 9 modules can also be used individually as a stand-alone lesson, or any combination of the modules can be used for a workshop or class format. The toolkit is a collaboration between the Oregon Self-Advocacy Coalition, the Oregon Council on Developmental Disabilities, the Oregon Office on Disability and Health and the University Center of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities and with input from members of an expert panel and other stakeholders.

Please join us in celebrating the ADA's 30th anniversary.

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30th Anniversary ADA Celebration every Tuesday in July!
This year, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) turns 30! The ADA was a crucial civil rights law in 1990 and it remains an essential resource for people with disabilities in securing full rights for participation in society. The Oregon Disabilities Commission is celebrating by hosting 4 webinars every Tuesday in July from noon to 1PM via Zoom. All details can be found here:  https://go.usa.gov/xwGtM
These sessions will be accessible to people with disabilities. Captioning and American Sign Language interpretation will be provided. For questions about accessibility, or to request an accommodation, please contact OregonDisabilities.Commission@dhsoha.state.or.us​ Requests should be made at least 48 hours in advance of the meetings.

Mammography Accessibility Project resources

The purpose of the directory is to better inform Oregon women with disabilities of the accessibility/usability features of their area mammography facilities. The information will assist women with disabilities to better select facilities based on their abilities and/or prepare for their upcoming mammography exam. 

The facilities featured in this Directory agreed to participate in a free, voluntary, on-site accessibility assessment conducted by Oregon Office on Disability and Health (OODH) staff. To date, OODH has assessed approximately 50% of the 109 mammography facilities in the state.

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Mammography Accessibility Project map

Child Development and Rehabilitation Center

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707 S.W. Gaines Street
Portland, Oregon 97239