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. The program is sponsored by the Oregon Department of Education (ODE).
PACER Center is a parent training and information center for families of children and youth with all disabilities from birth to young adults. Located in Minneapolis, it serves families across the nation, as well as those in Minnesota. Parents can find publications, workshops, and other resources to help make decisions about education, vocational training, employment, and other services for their children with disabilities. PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center provides resources designed to benefit all students, including those with disabilities.
The State of Oregon's public education system consists of public school districts and education service districts with their own respective governing bodies. The Oregon Legislature created the Oregon State Board of Education to set the educational policies and standards of Oregon’s state schools and community colleges.
The mission of OTAO is to support its membership by providing direction and vision for the profession while promoting excellence in the practice of Occupational Therapy.
The Oregon Physical Therapy Association, a component of the American Physical Therapy Association, was incorporated in 1954 as an Oregon non-profit entity. The mission of OPTA, is to support, promote, and advocate for the profession of physical therapy. We strive to further the profession’s role in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of conditions that affect movement and function.
The Pain Management Program offers information to raise awareness about chronic pain and resources to help people manage chronic pain.
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As therapists, we have the ability and responsibility to advocate for increased independence for many children. Once in a while a new product comes along that can make the difference between dependence and independence. This inspirational video could make that difference. Working with the medical community, we can help make dreams come true.