Special Education

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.

A need for nurses: Douglas ESD expands crucial service

Shortly before last Thanksgiving, Superintendent Michael Lasher got some news that didn’t seem to inspire much holiday gratitude. Douglas County government planned to cancel the contract between the county’s public health department and Douglas Education Service District, a contract that had been providing limited nursing services to county schools.

2015 PartnerSports Camp Daily Schedule of Activities

The Douglas ESD/YMCA 2015 PartnerSports Camp begins this morning and will run for the next two weeks (not including Fridays). Parents wishing to see a full schedule may download the schedule HERE.

Here’s the schedule for July 21, 2015:

Registration still being accepted for 10th annual PartnerSports Camp

There's still time to register for the YMCA-Douglas ESD Partner Sports Camp, taking place July 14-24.

Applications for campers are available HERE. Applications for partners are available HERE.

MATP to the Rescue with fun-filled activities

Broad smiles and whoops of joy made for a lively atmosphere on the morning of May 7 at Fremont Middle School, which hosted the annual Motor Activities Training Program.  

Registration for 10th Annual PartnerSports Camp now open

Applications are being accepted for campers and partners who would like to take part in the YMCA-Douglas ESD Partner Sports Camp, taking place July 14-24.

Applications for campers are available HERE. Applications for partners are available HERE.

March 12 is last day to sign-up for March 16 symposium on transition

Special education teachers and administrators from Douglas, Coos and Curry are invited to gather on Monday, March 16 to learn and share tips on how they are preparing students for successful transitions from school into integrated employment. This professional development conference is free to educators.

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