Best Practices in Self-Advocacy skill building from the Center for Parent Information and Resources.
A resource on the American with Disabilities Act and related disability rights laws. Expert staff members are available to provide training and publications and to respond to your inquiries via the toll free hotline 800-949-4232!
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about the Disability Parking Placards in Oklahoma.
Office of Disability Employment Policy.
provides research, education and consultation in the areas of independent living, the Americans with Disabilities Act, home and community based services and health issues for people with disabilities.
The Oklahoma Rehabilitation Council is a proud member of the NSCRC.
Home page of the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services.
The library provides free services to Oklahomans who are blind, visually impaired, learning disabled, or have a physical limitation that makes it difficult to use regular printed matter. Reading materials on digital cartridges are circulated to patrons as Free Matter via the United States Postal Service. The Talking Book Players to play back the cartridges are also provided at no cost to the patron. Patrons with internet and the ability to access the Braille and Audio Reading Downloading or BARD site can download books on to iOS, Android and other reading devices. The library is also home to Accessible Instructional Materials (AIM) Center serving birth through twelfth grade students. The AIM Center provides braille and large print reading materials along with assistive technology devices to help students with visual and learning disabilities succeed both developmentally and in the classroom. Please see website for further details on library programs.
OK.gov provides one-stop access to state and local government: a centralized electronic portal where citizens and businesses can easily access government information and services from multiple agencies.
The purpose of Oklahoma ABLE Tech is to make assistive technology (AT) devices and services more available and accessible statewide to individuals with disabilities of all ages and their families, caregivers, and service providers in all environments of education, employment, and community living. ABLE Tech accomplishes this purpose by providing needed AT through a short-term equipment loan program, AT demonstration centers, reutilization programs, and low interest bank loans for AT. In addition, ABLE Tech provides information and referral services, training on various AT topics and collaborates with state agencies and organizations to enhance the understanding and access to AT. ABLE Tech is funded through the Administration for Community Living of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
The OPTPP is a statewide plan developed in partnership with the Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) and the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority (OTA) to:
- Establish standards and protocols for agencies involved in the delivery and funding of public transit services.
- Set the foundation for policies guiding transit investments statewide as well as establishing programs and strategies to enhance transit services.
- Aid in the development of a policy that addresses the transit challenges of today while providing a strong and enduring vision for Oklahoma.
Represents the Concerns of Oklahomans with disabilities. The Office of Disability Concerns (OCD) provides accurate and timely information, referral and advocacy. OCD act as an intermediary to persons with disabilities and provide services for those with disabilities.
Recommended resources, services, and activities for students with disabilities as they prepare for life after high school.
The mission of the Oklahoma Transition Council is to improve transition education, planning, and services that lead to successful postschool outcomes for students with disabilities.
The mission of PACER Center is to expand opportunities and enhance the quality of life of children and young adults with disabilities and their families, based on the concept of parents helping parents.
Pick Transportation is a mobility on demand, curb-to-curb service provided within 21 rural Oklahoma counties. All vehicles are ADA compliant.
The ORC Policy and Legislative (P&L) committee activities include but are not limited to advocacy, education, and policy review. The Committee works with all the members to create resources that will help advocates and people with disabilities share their Success Stories and information about the Department of Rehabilitation Services.
oversees grant programs that help individuals with physical or mental disabilities to obtain employment and live more independent through the provision of such supports a counseling, medical and psychological services, job training and other individualized services.
The Statewide Independent Living Council of Oklahoma (SILC) was established in compliance with the provisions of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and as amended in the Rehabilitation Act of 1992, Section 705, herein to be referred to as the Rehabilitation Act.
Transition services are activities that prepare students with disabilities to move from school to post-school life. The ORC Transition Committee partners with DRS, OSDE, and other agencies to provide helpful transition resources to students, families, and professionals.