Regional and Statewide Services for Students with Orthopedic Impairments | RSOI

Who We Are and What We Do

RSOI provides services to professionals and families concerned with the needs of young children and students with orthopedic impairments, from birth to 21 years of age. The program provides information, training, resources and referrals to school districts and educational programs throughout Oregon. RSOI is funded by   the Oregon Department of Education's Office of Special Education.


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The 4-Step Roadmap for Reaching & Teaching Students of All Abilities|
The Power of T.H.E. P.A.C.T.

Monday, June 19th, 2017 | 9:00-4:00 PM(PST)

Oregon Garden Resort in Silverton, Oregon

Scholarships Now Available For Full Day Seminar! Click Here To Apply
Sponsored by Oregon Technology Access Program, Regional and Statewide Services for Students with Orthopedic Impairments and ​the Oregon Department of Education

May 3, 2017 P.A.C.T Preview Webinar  
Sponsored by OTAP, RSOI and the Oregon Department of Education.

Grant Writing Workshop

Featuring National Presenter 
Dr. Linda Karges-Bone 
Full Day Workshop
September 22nd, 2017 

From 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM 

Click Here to Register 

Congratulations to this years winners!

2017 Judy Rowe Exemplary Therapist Award
Award Winners - Sue Nicklin, PT | Douglas Education Service District, Roseburg OR.
             Bruce Alter, PT | Tigard-Tualatin School District, Tigard OR. 
2017 Michele Smith-Sullivan Exemplary Therapy Assistant Award
Award Winner - Ruth Mckee, ATP | Columbia Regional Program, Portland, OR. 

On this page find:​
2016 Seminar for Feeding Teams Pictures and Highlights 
RSOI Video
Kinova Robotic Arm Video
RSOI Newsletter
Employment Opportunities
Good Reads and Best Practices
Contact Us

2016 Seminar for Feeding Teams Pictures

People sitting at tables at 2016 Feeding Conference.Conference attendees listen to presenter at 2016 Feeding conference







RSOI Coordinator Nancy Lawson speaks to conference goers.

2016 Seminar for Feeding Teams Highlights

This years Seminar for Feeding Teams was held at the Salem Convention Center, Salem OR. The seminar was extremely well received and featured keynote speaker Suzanne Evans Morris, Ph.D. presenting “YES” – Moving from Gastrointestinal Discomfort to Inner-Directed Eating.The emphasis of the seminar was placed on helping children learn to say "Yes" as they move from gastrointestinal discomfort to innerdirected eating and drinking.

Watch this about RSOI!

Robotics to the rescue: Prosthetic Arm for Power Chairs

As therapists, we have the ability and responsibility to advocate for increased independence for many children.  Once in a while a new product comes along that can make the difference between dependence and independence.  This inspirational video could make that difference.  Working with the medical community, we can help make dreams come true.  

Check this out!

RSOI Newsletter click here to view

Employment Opportunities

Listings in Oregon for Physical and Occupational Therapists in educational settings.

Good Reads and Best Practices

Contact Us

Debra Fitzgibbons, RSOI Coordinator
Phone: (541) 957-4834

Lisa Davis, Program Assistant
1871 NE Stephens, Roseburg, OR 97470
Phone: (541) 440-4791 Fax: (541) 957-4808


Douglas Education Service District | 1871 NE Stephens | Roseburg, OR 97470
Telephone: 541.440.4777 | Fax: 541.440.4771

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