This page features information about a recent policy advancement the Coalition was engaged in:
Senate Bill 1606
Senate Bill 1606 prohibits hospitals from requiring that a patient has documentation regarding life-sustaining procedures and ensures that people with disabilities can have at least three people to provide support while receiving care in the hospital, even during an active pandemic. Key reference documents about Senate Bill 1606 are provided below are:
The Oregon DD Coalition advocates for DD services on behalf of and with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families, and support organizations in Oregon.
We influence DD service and community support systems and legislation by communicating with a common, consistent voice – creating better opportunities for Oregonians with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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