The Autism Research Institute (ARI) is a San Diego-based non-profit organization that promotes alternative treatments for autism. It conducts or sponsors autism research, networking and education programs for patients and doctors.
The Autism of Society of Oregon is one of Oregon’s leading organization providing resources, education, advocacy and support for individuals and families living with Autism. Their website also offers information about special events for families living with Autism.
The Child Development and Rehabilitation Center (CDRC) combines clinical excellence with innovative research to provide the best care for children with special health needs. Our clinics use a family-centered, team approach to care for each of our patients and families. CDRC staff specializes in diagnosis, assessment, and intervention related to disorders affecting development. Depending on the child, our services range from a single discipline consultation to a full team evaluation.
Dozens of links to disability resources in the Greater Portland area as well as links to other valuable resources:
An online resource to help low income Oregonians find free legal help.
Services for Seniors, Adults with Disabilities and their Caregivers. Access to energy assistance, dental care, medical transportation, prescription assistance and other services in the Clark County area.
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Hillsboro Supportive Housing Inc., is a non-profit organization that provides assistance to low income, physically disabled, and seniors in obtaining low-income housing.
Call us for current volunteer work opportunities.
Portland General Electric
Community Energy Project
Helps low-income senior citizens and persons with disabilities conserve energy in their homes. CEP also holds weatherization workshops and provides attendees with water-conserving shower heads and compact fluorescent light bulbs.
Northwest Natural Gas
Oregon Low Income Energy Efficiency (OLIEE)
Assists low-income customers by reducing their natural gas needs through the installation of energy efficient equipment and weatherization measures. The program is applicable to qualifying low income customers who own or rent gas heated single-family or multifamily dwellings.
If you are on the Oregon Health Plan [OHP] in the Tri-County area, there are ride services available to you through the Ride To Care program. These services are to help you when you have no other way to get to your health care appointment.
For other medical transportation services in the Greater Portland area, refer to this website:
Providing valuable and accurate education and information to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) as well as to families, caregivers and professionals of individuals with ASD since 1997.
The Northwest Autism Foundation (NWAF) has a long rich history in helping those who are diagnosed with autism with education and resources, as well as facilitating early diagnosis and effective treatment for individuals with autism.
NWAF was authorized to operate as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in 1999. Since then, NWAF has dramatically improved the lives of thousands of children with ASD, especially in the US Pacific Northwest, but also through spin-offs, across the country and around the world.