Helpful Oregon Information and Resources

Autism Society of Oregon
State chapter of the Autism Society with information on local resources, events, and support groups. The Autism Society of Oregon goals are to increase awareness of needs, interests, problems and solutions for people living with autism across a lifespan.

Swindells Resource Center
Located at Providence Child Center, Swindells connects families, caregivers and friends of children with disabilities to resources, information and training specific to disabilities and conditions. We provide information on educational, recreational, therapies and other day-to-day issues.

Disability Compass
An internet-based collection of information and tools of interest to Oregonians who have disabilities, their families, and those who support them (support providers, health care providers, stores, restaurants, and more).

Oregon Commission on Autism Spectrum Disorder
Read about the commission's effort to develop a long-term strategic plan that increases coordination, promotes best available practice, makes efficient use of resources, and both directly engages with, and better responds to the needs of, people on the spectrum and their families. Voice your thoughts!

RISE/Oregon Parent Training Institute
School, county and state resource information, special education information, training, conferences and more!

Regional  Early Intervention /Special Education Resources

Multnomah Educational Service District
Link to early intervention services and special education services in Multnomah county

Clackamas Educational Service District
Information on early intervention and early childhood special education programs in Clackamas County

Northwest Regional Educational Service District
Information on early intervention and early childhood special education services in Washington County

Willamette Education Service District
Information on early intervention and early childhood special education services in Yamhill, Marion and Polk Counties

National Resources & Developmental Relationship-Based Approaches Autism and Related Disorders

P.L.A.Y. Project National Training Center
Information on the P.L.A.Y project training center for which Play to Grow Developmental Therapy Services is a local, licensed provider

This website offers comprehensive information about the SCERTS® Model and its collaborators, and resources that are available to assist professionals and parents in developing and implementing educational programs based on the SCERTS® Model.

ICDL International Council on Developmental Disabilities and Learning Disorders
ICDL reaches a wide network of parents and professionals in every state and in more than 80 countries on all continents. Through its research, training and publications, it advances the identification, prevention and treatment of developmental and learning disorders. Its nucleus of world-class professionals from multiple disciplines has incorporated the DIR/Floortime model as a fundamental component of intervention programs for individuals with difficulties in relating, communicating and thinking, including autism spectrum disorders. This web site provides a great collection of podcasts, training videos and publications.
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