As you're probably aware, UCP Oregon is an affiliate of a national organization, which is called United Cerebral Palsy. That group partnered with several other organizations* to create a "policy guide" about the changes we'd like to see nationwide!
Read it here.
*American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities; American Network of Community Options and Resources; Autism Society of America; National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities; and The Arc).
Hi, I’m Jan. My older brother, Jerry Pattee, was born with cerebral palsy. With the right supports, Jerry was able to live a wonderful and full life. He worked for various telephone companies; he married and raised two children; he bought his own home. My brother also spent the majority of his life participating in disability committees and non-profit boards (like UCP's) to build a better future for others living with disabilities.
Have you met our new UCP Family Support Director, Katherine yet? If not, make sure to watch this video--you'll learn all about her and also find out why our upcoming Walk, Roll ‘n’ Run is so important.
Check it out!