Portland Public Schools

Portland, Oregon

501 N. DixonPortland, OR 97227(503) 916-2000

Parent Organizations

Group of hands on top of eachother Here you will find local, regional, and nation organizations focused on providing parents up to date information on disability awareness and education.

NWDSA’s mission is to create and nurture a loving and inclusive community celebrating every person with a disability, including Down syndrome. Find information about upcoming events, play groups, family and community outreach and more on their website.

NAMI is a nationwide organization that aims to improve the quality of life of individuals living with mental illness and their families by providing education, support and advocacy.

ORBIDA focuses on increasing the public awareness oh how dyslexia affects both children and adults. The Oregon Branch website provides information about webinars, meetings, newsletters and trainings.

UCP provides individualized supports, information and advocacy for individuals with cerebral palsy and other disabilities and their families throughout the region.

Morrison's Parents Anonymous® of Oregon

Parents Anonymous offers free, ongoing weekly support groups for parents and their children in the tri-county area, helping parents improve communication and parenting skills, and discipline in non-physical ways. Contact by phone at (503) 258-4557.

Portland Parent Union

The Parent Portland Union’s mission is to organize Parents for better outcomes by enriching them thru support, information and education. They are dedicated to parents: to involve their families, to anticipate their challenges and help them to take advantage of opportunities to guarantee a successful student. We are dedicated to the Parent's development of leadership skills, knowledge and responsibility.