Special Education

Douglas ESD nurse finds path to EpiPens for schools

As patients and health care providers have been reeling from the recent price hikes in the EpiPen, a Douglas County Eduation Service District school nurse has found a way to keep local schools supplied with the medication at a huge cost savings.  

See the 2016 PartnerSports Camp daily schedule

The Douglas ESD/YMCA 2015 PartnerSports Camp begins July 11 and will run through July 21, excluding Fridays. Parents wishing to see a full roster of activities may download the schedule here.

An abbreviated version of the first week appears below. 

Here’s the schedule for July 11, 2016:

There's still time to register for July 11-21 PartnerSports Camp!

Registration remains open to participants in this summer's PartnerSports Camp, offered for eight days during July 11-21.  

Formerly known as Camp Shriver, PartnerSports Camp is a cooperative effort of Douglas ESD and the YMCA of Douglas County. Most activities take place at or are launched from the YMCA, 1151 N.W. Stewart Parkway, Roseburg. This is the camp’s 11th year. It’s open to students across Douglas County.

Golden Apple nominee reflects core values

Two kindergarteners are happy to supply the name of the critter they’ve been asked to identify on a flash card. “It’s a piGG!” they chortle.

Speech/language pathologist MiaTree Oquilo responds with equal enthusiasm as she wields the card. “Right! And I love hearing that ‘gah’ at the end,” she says.   

MATP on Safari a roaring success

“This room is just filled with joy.”

That was one variation of a comment overheard numerous times Thursday at the Fremont Middle School Gym. The mood was appropriately festive for a day the calendar calls Cinco de Mayo, and that we at Douglas ESD set aside to celebrate our Motor Activities Training Program.  

PartnerSports Camp

Formerly known as Camp Shriver, PartnerSports Camp is a cooperative effort of Douglas ESD and the YMCA of Douglas County. Most activities take place at or are launched from the YMCA, 1151 N.W. Stewart Parkway, Roseburg. This is the camp’s 12th year. It’s open to students across Douglas County.

The 2017 PartnerSports Camp is July 10-20.

May 5 MATP celebration walks on the wild side

Some of Douglas County's greatest kids have been waiting a long time for this year's Cinco de Mayo, and here's why. Our annual Motor Activities Training Program celebration takes place from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 5, at Fremont Middle School.  

This year’s theme, “MATP on Safari,” promises to be a wild time, with Wildlife Safari staff bringing small animals as well as items for children to explore through touch and sound.

Applications available for July 11-21 PartnerSports Camp

Registration is open to participants in this summer's PartnerSports Camp, offered for eight days during July 11-21.  

Formerly known as Camp Shriver, PartnerSports Camp is a cooperative effort of Douglas ESD and the YMCA of Douglas County. Most activities take place at or are launched from the YMCA, 1151 N.W. Stewart Parkway, Roseburg. This is the camp’s 11th year. It’s open to students across Douglas County.

Autism subject of May 4 film screening

"Neurotypical," a documentary that explores autism from the point of view of three people of various ages who have autism, will be screened at a free parent training session scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, at the Douglas Education Service District office at 1871 N.E. Stephens St., Roseburg.

Check-in begins at 5:15 p.m., with a presentation followed by the 6 p.m. screening. The facilitator is Patsy Roberts, a regional autism specialist. The evening's topic is "What does neurotypical mean?"

PartnerSports Camp announces "100 for $150 Club"

Douglas ESD is launching a donation drive to secure free admission for kids who take part in the YMCA-Douglas ESD PartnerSports Camp, taking place July 11-21.

The “100 for $150 Club” aims to register at least 100 donors pledging $150 each to cover the cost of camper participation. This is the camp’s 11th year. It’s open to students across Douglas County.

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