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38.3. Additional Programs or Resources

Access Technologies
Phone: (800) 677-7512
Access Technologies, Inc. is a nonprofit organization specializing in Ergonomic Risk Assessments, Assistive Technology Evaluations, and Technology Training Services. We work with government, business, education, health service organizations, and individuals to provide accessible and cost-effective ergonomic and technology solutions.

Blanche Fischer Foundation
Phone: (503) 246-4941 BFF makes direct grants on behalf of individuals with physical disabilities living in Oregon. The aid may relate directly to the disability or may less directly foster independence.

Camp Attitude
Phone: (541) 367-3420
Camp Attitude is a non-profit organization, committed to meeting the challenges of providing a positive camping experience for disabled children and adults. It is located on 34 acres of flat, riverfront land in Foster, Oregon.

Disability Rights Oregon
503-243-2081 or 1-800-452-1694
Disability Rights Oregon (DRO) promotes Opportunity, Access and Choice for individuals with disabilities by assisting them with legal problems directly related to their disabilities.

Easter Seals Oregon
Phone: (800) 556-6020
Easter Seals Oregon provides services to children and adults with disabilities and other special needs, helping them to live with equality, dignity and independence.

Incight Scholarship
(971) 244-0305
The Incight Scholarship is only open to students who are permanent residents of, or attending college in Oregon or SW Washington. You must have a documented disability.  This can be any type of disability as it is defined by the ADA, DSM-V, IDEA, or other governing body. This scholarship is intended for students with disabilities who have demonstrated outstanding community involvement and motivation to attend higher education. Grades are taken into account during the evaluation process but are not a deciding factor.

Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp
Phone: (503) 452-0062
offer children and adults with disabilities an opportunity to leave behind their routine lives and taste the freedom of the outdoors - to go beyond limits that they, and others, have set for them. They provide a caring, welcoming environment where campers are challenged to do their best, yet their special and personal needs are met.

Oregon Adaptive Sports
Phone: 541-848-9390
Oregon Adaptive Sports exists to provide life-changing outdoor recreation experiences to individuals with physical and cognitive disabilities and, concurrently, to provide their families with the education and skills to enjoy these experiences together.


Oregon Statewide Assistive Technology Program

Phone: 503-361-1201

Oregon's Statewide Assistive Technology Program is a part of a national network of technology-related assistance programs to increase access to assistive technology (AT) devices and services for individuals with disabilities and their families. Their services include device loans, training and technical assistance, AT demonstrations, funding information, and equipment reutilization resources. 

Oregon Technology Access Program
The Oregon Technology Access Program (OTAP) provides training, information, technical assistance and resources regarding the uses of technology for children with disabilities. OTAP services are available to anyone concerned with the needs of Oregon's children with disabilities from birth to age twenty-one.

Phone: 503.287.4260
QUAD Inc. fosters personal independence for low-income people with severe physical disabilities. We accomplish our mission by providing affordable, barrier-free housing and a unique model of resident-directed shared attendant care services at four buildings throughout the Portland, Oregon area. Designed for—and with the input of—people who count on a wheelchair for mobility, these desirable apartments and services provide for a highly functional, accessible home living environment where residents take charge of their own personal care needs.

Rebuilding Together Washington County
Phone: (503) 644-4544
Rebuilding Together Washington County, Inc., is a non-profit housing rehabilitation organization dedicated to partnering with the community to repair and rehabilitate the houses of the low-income homeowners in Washington County, Oregon. Preference is given to elderly, those with disabilities and families with dependent children homeowners. All our work is performed free of charge to qualified, selected homeowners.

Rotary Club of Portland's Wheels of Power program
Phone: (503) 228-1542
Electrically powered wheelchairs are made available to needy, handicapped individuals at no cost. Recipients are chosen based on the fact that a chair will allow them to contribute back to the community.

Unlimited Choices
Phone: (503) 234-6167
Unlimited Choices is a community-based, private, nonprofit organization serving the cities of Beaverton, Gresham, and Portland, Oregon, the city of Vancouver, Washington, as well as communities within Clark and Multnomah Counties. The Mission is to remove barriers and create more affordable, accessible housing for low-income people with physical disabilities. The Focus is to promote independence, empowerment, safety and dignity for individuals of all ages with physical disabilities.

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