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ABI Community is a collaboration of programs, trainings, workshops, resources, and supports that has grown around the All Born (in) movement and our annual Cross-Disability Best-Practices Educational Inclusion Conference.

ABI is a program of NW Disability Support.

Upcoming Events

Thinking About College? Think Portland State University's Career & Community Studies Info Nights:

 Hillsboro • January 21, 2020

 PSU Campus • January 22, 2020

How to Start Conversations About Sex and Relationships With My Kids: Workshop for Parents and Caregivers • January 22, 2020
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Foundations of Sexual Health: An Interactive Professional Development Opportunity • January 23 & 24, 2020

Kindergarten Transition Bootcamp • February 1, 2020
Register by January 25, 2020

Out of This World Fun-Raiser • February 29, 2020

World Down Syndrome Day • March 21, 2020
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Adult Transition Summit: College & Career Success for All • April 17, 2020
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All Born (in) • April 18, 2020
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Bike First! • June 22-26, 2020

Summer Social • July 19, 2020
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22nd Annual #BuddyFestNW • September 19, 2020
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Winter Social • Date TBD


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Friday, April 17, 2020
8:00 am-5:00 pm
Holiday Inn Portland Airport, 8439 NE Columbia Blvd, Portland, OR 97220

All Born (in) Conference Master Session presented by Think Inclusive College West Coast Coalition featuring local and national presenters

Together we will learn and share with national and local experts on transition and inclusive college! This powerful day builds on successes and creates action steps for youth (16-25), parents, educators, professionals, and anyone interested in increasing inclusive higher education opportunities in the NW region. Receive information, network, and take part in state-level advocacy around inclusive postsecondary education for individuals with intellectual disability (ID) in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, northern California, and Nevada.

Andy Arias, Advocacy Professional
Debra Hart, Think College
Denise Rozell, AUCD
Lori Cooney, Think College
Stephanie Smith Lee, NDSC
More coming soon!

Registration will be available soon.


Research shows that inclusive post-secondary education leads to better employment, social, and community living outcomes for people with disabilities. The Think Inclusive College West Coast Coalition Advisory Group is dedicated to opening doors to inclusive college options for students with intellectual disability.

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