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Christine Shank

Chris leads Disability Rights Oregon’s Children’s Rights Project where she oversees the organization’s legal advocacy to ensure all children have access to services and an education that gives them the opportunity to reach their full potential. She is an expert on Oregon schools’ use of restraints on children with disabilities and the practice of isolating… Continue Reading Christine Shank

Stories of children in foster care

  The ten children who appear as named plaintiffs in the lawsuit include: Wyatt B. and Noah F. are three-year-old and 18-month-old siblings who’ve been cycled through 12-14 homes in approximately a one month period, and faced life threatening mix-ups of medications, which the DHS supervisor described as “total goof-up.” Wyatt and Noah are now… Continue Reading Stories of children in foster care