Here are some local resources that you may find helpful.

Autism Society of Oregon - The largest autism nonprofit in the state of Oregon.  They offer information for both parents and professionals, workshops, advocacy support, and programs including Take A Break, which provides respite help directly to families.

FACT Oregon - Numerous resources and trainings for parents.

Disability Rights Oregon - Advocacy and legal support relating to disability rights.

OTAC - Many workshops and trainings including the Oregon Intervention System for managing challenging behaviors.

Paul Terdal - Expert in Oregon Autism Health Insurance Reform and all current legislative efforts.