The information provided in this section is designed to help individuals with disabilities, families, advocates, and providers identify community agency resources.  Programs change over time, so we welcome any new information for this resource list.  Anyone having questions about any listings, or wanting to share new or additional resource information, may contact Access Technologies, Inc. at (800) 677-7512, or send an email to

State and Federal Programs

Oregon Statewide Assistive Technology Program (OSATP)

The OSATP is a resource for individuals with disabilities and their family members, staff, service providers, counselors, employers, and others to:

  • obtain information about assistive technology in appropriate funding sources
  • borrow equipment on a trial basis
  • purchase selected equipment or software at discount prices
  • consult with specialists regarding accessibility issues
  • receive training
  • receive on-site support at home, in schools and on the job

All OSATP activities are carried out by your team of Specialists at Access Technologies, Inc. For more information please contact Access Technologies, Inc. at (800) 677-7512, or send an email to

iCanConnect - Oregon

The goal of the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program is to ensure that every qualified person with combined hearing and vision loss has access to modern telecommunication tools and the training necessary to use them, granting every individual the opportunity to interact with the world as an involved, contributing member of society.

All iCanConnect - Oregon activities are carried out by your team of Specialists at Access Technologies, Inc. More information is available online at iCanConnect-Oregon or you may send an email to

Office of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (OVRS)

The OVRS assists adults with disabilities to gain or maintain employment or to pursue college educations or other training programs that lead to employment. To be eligible for assistance through OVRS: 1) a person must have a physical or mental disability; 2) the disability must be a substantial impediment in getting or keeping a job; and 3) the person can benefit in terms of employment outcome from Vocational Rehabilitation services.  

Contact your district Vocational Rehabilitation Services for more information or  telephone (877) 277-0513.

Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs

The Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs offers a wide range of resources to Oregon veterans, family members and care providers. The ODVA may be contacted by calling (800) 692-9666.

Oregon Commission for the Blind (OCB)

The OCB can provide vocational services for persons with varying degrees of visual impairment. More information is available online at the OCB website or by calling 888-202-5463.

Telecommunication Devices Access Program (TDAP)

The TDAP provides loans of adaptive telephone equipment at no cost and with no income restrictions to eligible Oregonians who have at least one of the following impairments:

  • Hearing
  • Vision
  • Speech
  • Mobility 
  • Cognitive

For more information or to download an application visit the TDAP website.

Community Resources

Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC)

The ADRC of Oregon maintains an extensive Online Database that is a great resource when looking for information about services to address aging or disability needs. They can also be reached by phone at 1-855-673-2372.

Bridges Oregon

Advocacy services for Oregonians who are Deaf, DeafBlind, Hard of Hearing, or face other communication barriers.For more information visit Bridges Oregon.

Youth Community Resources

Oregon Department of Education (ODE): Special Education

The Special Education staff within ODE has the primary responsibility for assuring that young children and students with disabilities receive an appropriate education program in the least restrictive environment. This happens through collaboration with families, districts, agencies, and programs to ensure quality services. Our Website is a resource to parents, teachers and administrators and provides access to available information, documents and guidelines.