Parent Resources

Adaptive Therapy

Equipment

  • Abilitations - Specialized therapy tools/toys and adaptive equipment.

  • Enablemart - Carries the latest assistive technology products and software.

  • Rifton - Adaptive rehab equipment for children with differing abilities.

  • Sammons Preston - Rehabilitation equipment and supplies.

  • Nu Motion - Provides seating and mobility solutions and specialty rehabilitation equipment for people with disabilities.

ADHD

Resources

Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • Autism Society of America (ASA) - The leading voice and resource of the entire autism community in education, advocacy, services, research and support.

  • Autism Society of Oregon - Aims to empower individuals with Autism, their families and their service providers to improve the quality of their lives through support and information.

  • Welcome to the Autistic Community - Designed by autistic people to educate about autism, provide resources, and foster acceptance of the autism community

  • Connections Center - Family-based therapy (RDI-Relationship Development Intervention) for people with Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, and PDD.

Cerebral

Palsy

Dyspraxia

  • Dyspraxia Foundation - This foundation seeks every opportunity to increase understanding of Dyspraxia.

  • National Center for Learning Disabilities - Provides essential information to parents, professionals and individuals with learning disabilities, promotes research and programs to foster effective learning and advocates for policies to protect and strengthen educational rights and opportunities.

Down

Syndrome

Family Programs & Services

  • Dental Lifeline Network - Donated dental services.

  • Disability Compass - Provides information on services, products, and special health care resources.

  • Children Health Alert - An organization committed to the health and well being of all children. Provides an array of health news and information for parents, teachers, and health professionals.

  • I Can Shine - A program that uses unique adapted bikes allowing children to Lose the Training Wheels™ and ride conventional bicycles.

Family Support

Occupational

Therapy

Resources

Physical

Therapy

Resources

  • American Physical Therapy Association - The professional, scientific, and credentialing association for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants.

  • Oregon Physical Therapy Association (OPTA) - A chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) that supports, promotes, and advocates for the profession of physical therapy. They strive to further the profession's role in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of conditions that affect movement and function.

  • A Step Forward Scoliosis - Bracing, lower extremity orthotics and foot orthotics.

Early Intervention

Social Skills

Resources

  • Social Thinking - Specializes in developing further understanding and educational strategies for helping persons with social thinking/social communicative challenges.

Speech

Therapy

Resources

  • ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association) - The professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 127,000 members and affiliates who are audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists.

  • OSHA (Oregon Speech-Language & Hearing Association) - Supports, promotes, and advocates for the profession of Speech Language Pathology. Strives to further the profession's role in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of conditions that affect communication.

Visual

Supports

  • Mayer-Johnson - Enhances learning and human expression for individuals with special needs through symbol-based products, training and services.

  • Sandbox Learning - Can provide children with customized tools that connect them to their goals, their community, and the world around them www.sandbox-learning.com.

  • Do2Learn - Provides tools and solutions based on scientific research and clinical experience to help those with special learning and treatment needs.