I am ALSO.

To promote the full inclusion of people experiencing disabilities in the life of their community

Advocates for Life Skills and Opportunity (ALSO) was founded in 1997 to support people experiencing intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). We are a disability support services provider in the Portland Metro area, Deschutes County and Kalamath County, striving to provide the best person-centered support services for individuals and families in their homes, workplaces and communities.


Creating limitless change together

ALSO Impact

Life Skills

Innovative practices and individualistic approach

ALSO Services


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share this world
love and am loved

I live and breathe and work and feel and create and play a vital role in this community also.

Which of us always acts, always thinks, always feels at full capacity?

But I am all in. I am here. I am fully alive. I belong.

I am a person with needs also.

There is a place for me also.

We are the world. I am, too.

I am ALSO.