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.