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Disability Events FACT Oregon’s Holiday Party at the Portland Children’s Museum Community Events Goodies, coffee and hot chocolate are being provided at FACT Oregon’s Holiday Party. The exhibits will be sensory friendly, Santa and Mrs. Claus will be visiting with families and taking photos. 4015 SW Canyon Road, Portland Above: FACT Oregon Holiday Party flyer. FACT Oregon's Holiday Party is December 2nd at the Portland Children's Museum Goodies, coffee and hot chocolate are being provided at FACT Oregon's Holiday Party. It is being held at the Children's Museum on Saturday, December 2. From 8 to 10 a.m., the museum is open especially for FACT Oregon families who may stay and play as long as the museum is open. The exhibits will be sensory friendly, Santa and Mrs. Claus will be visiting with families and taking photos, and there will be milk, cookies and other goodies! The event is free and open to FACT Oregon families and friends. To learn more about the event and to sign up, please visit the FACT Oregon Holiday Party website. Please note that people who drive will have to pay for meter parking at the children's Museum. Parking is $1.60 an hour or $4.00/ for all day. The MAX Red and Blue lines provide service at the Zoo/Washington Park stop. 2017-12-02 08:00:00.0 2017-12-02 10:00:00.0 0 0 0
Disability Events United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities Community Events Since 1992, the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) has been annually observed on 3 December around the world. The theme for this year’s IDPD is “Transformation towards sustainable and resilient society for all”. Worldwide Above is poster for U.N. Day for Persons with Disabilities December 3rd is the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities Since 1992, the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) has been annually observed on December 3rd around the world. The theme for this year's IDPD is 'Transformation towards sustainable and resilient society for all'. This theme focuses on the enabling conditions for the transformative changes envisaged in the 2030 Development Agenda for Sustainable Development. The 2030 Agenda is a plan of action which seeks to transform our world and to achieve sustainable development in its three dimensions - economic, social and environmental - in a balanced and integrated manner. The transformation towards a sustainable and resilient society provides an opportunity for persons with disabilities to address their challenges through collective efforts with other stakeholders to design, develop and implement affordable and innovative solutions. This annual day of observance has its origins back to 1981 when the U.N. General Assembly proclaimed that year as the International Year of Disabled Persons. Over time, December 3rd became identified as international day for persons with disabilities with an emphasis on a unique theme every year. For further information about the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, please visit the United Nations' website. 2017-12-03 00:00:00.0 2017-12-03 23:59:00.0 0 0 0
Disability Events Portland Commission on Disability Monthly Meeting Community Events Meeting begins at 11:00 a.m. ASL interpretation and real-time captioning will be provided. Commonwealth Building, Steele Room on 5th Floor, 421 S.W. 6th Avenue Above: Logo of the Portland Commission on Disability. Portland Commission on Disability Agenda Friday, December 8 11am -2:30pmCommonwealth Building 421 SW 6th ave 5th floor, Steel roomConference line (503) 823-9322 Meeting begins at 11:00 a.m. ASL interpretation and real-time captioning will be provided. Other accommodations available on request (see note following the Agenda). 11:00 - 11:05 Housekeeping (Welcome, Agenda, Minutes) 11:05 - 11:15 Director's report - Dante James 11:15 - 11:20 Liaison Reports -Diedre, Brenda, Larry, Philip 11:20 - 11:30 Policy Committee Update - Dana, Angel 11:30 - 11:40 ABE Committee Update - Larry 11:40 - 11:45 Nominate Myra Sicillia 11:40 - 12:15 Presentation of Art Museum 12:15 - 12:25 Public Comment/Announcements Break - Resume in subcommittees after 15 minutes Policy Agenda items Update Model Employer Update Commission structure Update Project search ABE Agenda items Update Infill Update Snow and Ice In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be denied the benefits of or be subjected to discrimination in any City program, service, or activity on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or disability. To help ensure equal access to City programs, services and activities, the City will provide reasonable translation and interpretation services, and will reasonably modify policies/procedures and provide auxiliary aids/services/alternative formats to persons with disabilities. Please notify us in advance of scheduled events if accommodations or translations are needed. Because some accommodations take time to arrange, if you could give three business days' notice, we would appreciate it. To make requests, file complaints, or for additional information, please contact Nickole Cheron Nickole.Cheron@portlandoregon.gov; 503.823.4938. Use City TTY 503-823-6868, or use Oregon Relay Service: 711. 2017-12-08 11:00:00.0 2017-12-08 13:00:00.0 0 0 0
Disability Events NWDSA Winter Social 2017 is December 10th for families of children with Down syndrome Community Events This is always a fun family event with tasty treats, a visit with Santa, good times and games for all ages. Lunch will be provided to those who RSVP by December 9th. JJ Jump, 9057 S.E. Jannsen Road in Clackamas Above: NWDSA staff and Santa with a parent and her child at Winter Social event. NWDSA Winter Social 2017 is December 10th for families of children with Down syndrome The annual Winter Social event for families of children with Down syndrome is December 10, from noon to 2 p.m. Northwest Down Syndrome Association (NWDSA) is hosting the event at JJ Jump, 9057 S.E. Jannsen Road in Clackamas. This is always a fun family event with tasty treats, a visit with Santa, good times and games for all ages. Lunch will be provided to those who RSVP by December 9th. RSVP online or call 503-238-0522 to let NWDSA know you will be attending. Registration does end on Friday December 8. The Winter Social is always free of charge to families and donations are appreciated. 2017-12-10 12:00:00.0 2017-12-10 14:00:00.0 0 0 0
Disability Events NWDSA Open Arms Play Group is an opportunity for parents to connect with each other Community Events Open Arms is a parent-driven play group for children birth through five with disabilities, and their family. Earl Boyles Elementary School, 10822 S.E. Bush Street Photo of child smiling and laughing in a kiddy car. NWDSA Open Arms Play Group is an opportunity for parents to connect with each other Northwest Down Syndrome Association's Open Arms Play Group will be Monday, December 11, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Earl Boyles Elementary School, 10822 S.E. Bush Street in Portland. Open Arms is a parent-driven play group for children birth through five with disabilities, and their family. The play group is organized to give parents opportunities to connect with each other on a personal level by asking questions, sharing ideas, and learning from others experience. Open Arms is a fun place where children can play, snack, learn and grow together. The play group instills the belief that parents are the experts and number one advocate of their children. There is no charge and welcome all families with kiddos with disabilities age 0 to 5 are welcome, including siblings. Snacks are provided and Spanish interpretation is available. (Para comunicarse en español: Maria Rangel, 503-238-0522.) For more information, contact Angela Frome by email at jdillon@nwdsa.org or call 503-238-0522. 2017-12-11 10:00:00.0 2017-12-11 12:30:00.0 0 0 0
Disability Events Getting to Know Your Community Meeting – Mental Health Issues Dialogue Community Events An all-volunteer, disability-led community engagement outreach group is meeting for participants to share authentic dialogue on mental health issues. Multnomah County Hillsdale Library, 1525 SW Sunset Boulevard Above: Graphic displaying Getting to Know Your Community text. December 11th 'Getting to Know Your Community Meeting' centers around Mental Health Issues An all-volunteer, disability-led community engagement outreach group is meeting for participants to share authentic dialogue on mental health issues on Monday, December 11th. The meeting is from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Multnomah County Hillsdale Library, 1525 SW Sunset Boulevard, just north of S.W. Capitol Highway in Hillsdale. The format will be a circle process with the goal of sharing dialogue around issues ranging from learning about schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression, panic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, and ,possibly, a co-occurring substance abuse problem. This discussion will be within a range of contexts, how this community is impacted and what is envisaged as a collective future. The group wants community voices included in the conversation. The featured guest is Keven Fitts, a long-time mental health leader and well-known local/regional advocate for mental health issues. Fitts is the executive director of Oregon Mental Health Consumers Association. The over-arching goal seeks to expand current community capacities and realize a positive and equitable local culture of integration and inclusion in a variety of social contexts. The group contends that it starts with us, while wholly recognizing we are a part of a complex and diverse local community requiring mindful and intentional practices around community building. Since space is limited, please RSVP to Myrla Rivier at vianirivier@gmail.com. Anyone wishing to address specific issues is welcome to also contact Myrla so an effort is made to best address people's curiosities or concerns. This is an all-volunteer community action group and able to provide most accessibility needs. However, if someone has specific needs, they are asked to contact at the email provided above within the next week so work can begin to get what is needed for full involvement. There will be limited snacks and light refreshments available. Participants are asked to be mindful of the impact fragrances can have and to please refrain from their use. 2017-12-11 15:00:00.0 2017-12-11 16:30:00.0 0 0 0
Disability Events MULTCO Community Listening Session on Mental Health System Community Events A Community Listening Session on Mental Health is being held to meet with community members and learn about their experiences regarding current resources and needs. Multnomah County Central Library, U.S. Bank Room, 801 S.W. 10th Avenue Above is MULTCO Commissioner Meieran speaking to a group. MULTCO hosting Community Listening Session on Mental Health Accessible and effective mental health care is one of the most important needs facing Multnomah County. In order to address what often may seem like a fragmented system of care, Multnomah County and Human Services Research Institute (HSRI) are conducting a study of the local mental health system. A Community Listening Session on Mental Health is being held on Monday, December 11, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. to meet with community members and learn about their experiences regarding current resources and needs. Multnomah County Commissioner Sharon Meieran will host the session at the Multnomah County Central Library in the U.S. Bank Room at 801 S.W. 10th Avenue. The goal is to help the County and HSRI team understand how the system is actually working in the county so as to identify opportunities for meaningful change. Food will be provided with childcare, accommodations, and translation services available upon request. Please RSVP by email and include any requests for childcare, translation services or any other accommodations so they may be planned accordingly. More information is available on the County's website. 2017-12-11 17:30:00.0 2017-12-11 19:30:00.0 0 0 0