Oregon Autism Resources

Each state sets eligibility ages for services to children and youth with disabilities.
For current information concerning this state, please contact the office listed under
STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION: Special Education Services.

See Oregon Web Resources


STATE DEPARTMENT OF  EDUCATION:  Special Education Services. STATE VOCATIONAL  Rehabilitation Agency. DEVELOPMENTAL  DISABILITIES
Planning Council.
DISABILITY 
Organizations
PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN
ages 3 through 5. 
STATE VOCATIONAL
Special Needs Programs
DISABILITIES
Advocacy  Program
UNIVERSITY AFFILIATED Programs
 
EARLY 
Intervention System.
DEPARTMENT OF  MENTAL HEALTH 
for children and youth.
CLIENT ASSISTANCE Program. TECHNOLOGY RELATED
Assistance.
PARENTS Training and
Information Project.
DEPARTMENT OF  MENTAL
HEALTH /Retardation
PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN
with Special Health Care Needs.
PARENT-TEACHER
Association (PTA)

 
 

STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION: SPECIAL EDUCATION

Steven B. Johnson, Associate Superintendent 
Office of Special Education 
Department of Education 
255 Capitol Street NE
Salem, OR 97310-0203 
            (503) 378-3598      , Ext. 639
E-mail: steve.johnson@state.or.us
URL: http://www.ode.state.or.us

PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITES:
AGES 3 THROUGH 5

Jane Mulholland, OSB and OSD Assistant Superintendent
Office of Special Education, Department of Education 
255 Capitol Street N.E.
Salem, OR 97310-0203
            (503) 378-3598      , Ext. 639 
E-mail: jane.mulholland@state.or.us
URL: http://www.ode.state.or.us

PROGRAMS FOR INFANTS AND TODDLERS WITH DISABILITIES:
AGES BIRTH THROUGH 2

Jane Mulholland, OSB and OSD Assistant Superintendent
Office of Special Education
Department of Education
255 Capitol Street N.E.
Salem, OR 97310-0203
            (503) 378-3598      , Ext. 637
E-mail: jane.mulholland@state.or.us
URL: http://www.ode.state.or.us

STATE VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION AGENCY

Joil A. Southwell, Administrator 
Voc. Rehabilitation Division, Dept. of Human Resources 
500 Summer Street, NE 
Salem, OR 97310-1018 
            (503) 945-5880      
E-mail: sally.s.zuelke@state.or.us

OFFICE OF STATE COORDINATOR OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

Holly Miles
Disadvantaged & Handicapped
OR Department of Education 
255 Capitol Street, N.E. 
Salem, OR 97310-0203 
            (503) 378-3584      

STATE MENTAL HEALTH AGENCY

Barry S. Kast, Administrator
Mental Health & DD Services Division
Department of Human Resources
2575 Bittern Street, NE 
Salem, OR 97310-0520
            (503) 945-9499      
E-mail: kastb@mail.mhd.hr.state.or.us

STATE MENTAL HEALTH REPRESENTATIVE FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH

Madeline M. Olson, Assistant Administrator
Office of Mental Health Services
MH and DD Services Division
2575 Bittern Street, NE 
Salem, OR 97310-0520
            (503) 945-9718      
E-mail: olsonnm@mail.mhd.hr.state.or.us

STATE MENTAL RETARDATION PROGRAM

James D. Toews, Assistant Administrator 
Office of DD Services
Mental Health and Developmental Disability Services Division
Department of Human Resources 
2575 Bittern Street, NW 
Salem, OR 97310 
            (503) 945-9774      

STATE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES PLANNING COUNCIL

Charlotte Duncan, Executive Director
Oregon Developmental Disabilities Council
540 24th Place, NE 
Salem, OR 97301-4517
            (503) 945-9941      ;             (800) 292-4154       (in OR)
E-mail: ODDC@aol.com

PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY AGENCY

Robert Joondeph, Executive Director 
Oregon Advocacy Center 
620 SW 5th Avenue, Fifth Floor
Portland, OR 97204-1428
            (503) 243-2081      ;             (503) 323-9161       (TTY) 
E-mail: oradvocacy@aol.com 

CLIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Eugene Organ, CAP Director 
OR Disabilities Commission 
1257 Ferry Street SE
Salem, OR 97310 
            (503) 378-3599      ;             (503) 378-3142       (TTY)

PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS

Clifford Sells, Director 
Child Development & Rehab. Center 
Oregon Health Sciences University
P.O. Box 574 
Portland, OR 97207 
            (503)494-8362      
E-mail: sellsc@OHSU.edu

STATE AGENCY FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED

Charles E. Young, Administrator 
Oregon Commission for the Blind 
535 SE 12th Avenue 
Portland, OR 97214 
            (503) 731-3221      
E-mail: charles.young@state.or.us
URL: http://www.CFB.state.or.us

PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH WHO ARE DEAF OR HARD OF HEARD

Thomas J. Davis, State Coordinator
Deaf and Hearing Impaired Access Program
Oregon Disabilities Commission
1257 Ferry Street, SE
Salem, OR 97310
            (503) 378-3142       (V/TTY)
            (800) 358-3117       (V/TTY, in OR)
            (800) 521-9615       (V/TTY, in OR)

DISABILITY ORGANIZATIONS

Attention Deficit Disorder
To identify an ADD group in your state or locality, contact either:Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders (CH.A.D.D.)
499 NW 70th Avenue, Suite 101
Plantation, FL 33317
            (954) 587-3700      
            (800) 233-4050       (Voice mail to request information packet)
URL: http://www.chadd.org

Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)
P.O. Box 972
Mentor, OH 44061
            (216) 350-9595      
            (800) 487-2282       (Voice mail to request information packet)
E-mail: NATLADDA@aol.com
URL: http://www.add.org

Autism
Marilyn Gense
State Services for Autism
255 Capitol Street, NE
Salem, OR 97310-0203
            (503) 585-0855      
E-mail: marilyn.gense@state.or.us
URL: http://www.ode.state.or.us

Brain Injury
Brain Injury Association of Oregon
1118 Lancaster Drive NE, Suite 345
Salem, OR 97301
            (503) 585-0855      ;             (800) 544-5243       (in OR)
URL: http://www.teleport.com/~xman/biao

Cerebral Palsy 
Bud Thoune, Executive Director 
United Cerebral Palsy of OR & Southwest Washington
7830 SE Foster Road
Portland, OR 97206 
            (503) 777-4167      
E-mail: orbud4u@aol.com

Epilepsy 
George Ivan Smith, Executive Director 
Epilepsy Foundation of OR 
619 S.W. 11th Street, Suite 225 
Portland, OR 97205-2646 
            (503) 228-7651      
E-mail: eao@teleport.com

Learning Disabilities
Evelyn Murphy, Executive Director
OR Association for Children & Adults with Learning Disabilities (ACLD)
3903 Southwest Kelly, Suite 100
Portland, OR 97201
            (503) 229-4439      

Mental Health 
Cecilia Vergaretti, Program Coordinator
Mental Health Association Program
c/o Oregon Advocacy Center
620 S.W. 5th Avenue, 5th Floor
Portland, OR 97204
            (503) 243-2081      ;             (800) 452-1694      
E-mail: oradvocacy@aol.com

Bonnie Parypa, Program Manager
OR Alliance for the Mentally Ill 
3300 Market Street, NE, Suite 11
Salem, OR 97301 
            (503) 370-7774      ;             (800) 343-6264      

Mental Retardation 
John Murren, Executive Director 
The Arc of Oregon
1745 State Street
Salem, OR 97301 
            (503) 581-2726      
E-mail: arcoforg@open.org
URL: http://www.open.org/arcoforg

Speech and Hearing 
Joanna Burk, President 
Oregon Speech and Hearing Association
P.O. Box 523 
Salem, OR 97308
            (503) 370-7019      
E-mail: jo_burk@umesd.k12.or.us

OTHER DISABILITY ORGANIZATIONS

William Hamilton, President & CEO
Easter Seal Society of Oregon
5757 S.W. Macadam Avenue
Portland, OR 97201
            (503) 228-5108       (V/TTY)
E-mail: BillH@ESSO.org
URL: http://www.esso.org

UNIVERSITY AFFILIATED PROGRAM

Hill M. Walker, Director 
Center on Human Development – Clinical Services
University of OR-Eugene 
Eugene, OR 97403-1265 
            (503) 346-3591       
URL: http://www.uoregon.eduGloria L. Krahn, Director 
Child Development & Rehabilitation Center
OR Health Sciences University 
P.O. Box 574 
Portland, OR 97207 
            (503) 494-8364      
E-mail: uap@ohsu.edu
URL: http://www.ohsu.edu/cdrc/uap/

TECHNOLOGY-RELATED ASSISTANCE

Byron McNaught, Project Director
Oregon Technology Access for Life Needs Project
1257 Ferry Street, SE
Salem, OR 97310
            (503) 361-1201      ;             (800) 677-7512       (V/TTY)

REGIONAL ADA ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY AGENCY

WA State Govenor’s Committee on Disability Issue & Employment
P.O. Box 9046, MS 6000
Olympia, WA 98507-9046
            (360) 438-4116       (V/TTY)
URL: http://www.wa.gov/work

PARENT TRAINING AND INFORMATION PROJECT

Jill Crawford, Director 
Oregon COPE Project (Coalition in OR for Parent Education) 
999 Locust Street, N.E. 
Salem, OR 97303 
            (503) 581-8156       (V/TTY) 
            (888) 505-COPE       (V/TTY)
E-mail: orcope@open.org
URL: http://www.open.org/

PARENT TEACHER ASSOCIATION (PTA)

Dian Anderson, President
Oregon Congress of Parents and Teachers, Inc.
531 SE 14th Avenue, Room 205
Portland, OR 97214-2427
            (503) 234-3928      
E-mail: or_office@pta.org


Oregon Web

Civil Liberties and Human Rights
Euthanasia Research & Guidance Organization (ERGO!)
Veterans for Human RightsCommunity
Eugene Free Community Network
Oregon State and Local Government
Metropolitan Youth Symphony Association
Oregon Arts Commission
Disability Information 
Arc of Clackamas County
Alphabet House
Alternative Work Concepts
Autism Society of Oregon
Goodwill Industries of Lane County
Oregon Angelic Dreams Foundation
Oregon Rehabilitation Association
Oregon Special Olympics
RideAble
Education 
Coaltion for School Funding Now
District 7 Toastmasters
Head Start of Lane County
Oregon Social Learning Center
Salem Literacy CouncilJob Training and Workplace 
Alternative Work Concepts
Lane County Labor Council
Oregon Women Work
Private Industry Council

Computers and Technology 
Multnomah Community Television (MCTV)
Oregon Public Electronic Network

Children and Youth 
Advisors Toastmaster Club #4661
Beaverton Boy Scouts Troop 57
Boys and Girls Club of Bend
Children First For Oregon
Committed Partners for Youth
Looking Glass Youth and Family Services
Metropolitan Youth Symphony Association
Oregon Family Child Care Network
SCAR/Jasper Mountain
Salem Family YMCA
Troop 15 Salem Boy Scouts
Village Project
Family and Parenting 
Bridges Adoption and Family Services
The Child/Family Interactive Network
P.A.C.E.
Planned Parenthood of Columbia/Willamette, Oregon
Planned Parenthood Health Services of Southwestern Oregon
Health 
Brain Injury Association of Oregon
Lovejoy Hospice
Washington County Hospice
WhiteBird Medical Clinic
Recovery, Addiction, and Abuse 
Hindman Foundation, Inc.
Raphael House
Stop Abuse For Everyone (SAFE)
Women’s Crisis ServiceCommunity Service (Volunteering) 
AmeriCorps Network Northwest
Central Oregon Rotary
Key Club – Pacific Northwest District
Portland Volunteer Homepage
Northwest Service Academy
Volunteer Center Portland
Homelessness, Housing  and Poverty 
Burnside Advocates Group
Burnside Cadillac
First Place Family Center
Habitat for Humanity of Yaquina Bay
HUD Portland Multifamily Division
Interfaith Emergency Shelter System
Manufactured Home Owners of Oregon
McMinnville Habitat for Humanity
Portland Habitat for Humanity
Rural Community Assistance Corporation
South Oregon Fairhousing
Springfield/Eugene Habitat for Humanity
Food


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>