Parents of middle and high school students on a 504 or IEP are invited to attend the Bethel and 4j Transition Night on March 11 to explore opportunities for after high school and plan for for the future.
SAVE THE DATE
Mark your calendar for Saturday, May 2! Families Connected has benefited greatly from our generous community with the Tree of Joy holiday gift giving campaign. Now it's our turn to give back! If your child received a Tree of Joy gift during the holiday, please consider helping at an event to help the Boys & Girls Club. More information to come!
March is a great month to share your stories and photos about how disability touches your family.
Whether it's giving a presentation in your child's classroom about diversity and social acceptance, or posting a story about disability awareness on social media, or writing to your state and federal legislators to encourage their support for services that help people living meaningful lives in their community, this is a key month to take action!
Help share the message that disability is a natural part of the human experience and that all people deserve to dream big dreams and be welcomed and valued members of their community. Expand your reach and use the hashtag
CRISIS, RESOURCE SUPPORT FOR PARENTS
Reach Out Oregonprovides crisis support, resource sharing and listening support
for parents raising children who experience emotional, behavioral and mental health challenges. Support is provided from other parents and caregivers with experience navigating similar parenting challenges.
APPLICATION PROCESS NOW OPEN FOR YOUTH LEADERS PROGRAM
April 1 is Census Day. It is important people with disabilities and their families be counted, as the census data impacts how much money state and local governments receive for things like education, Medicaid and Social Security. Read
Why the Census Matters for People with Disabilities to learn more and make sure your family is counted!