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  • Provides parent workshops, referrals, individual assistance with educational issues and a toll-free parent information line. www.oklahomaparentscenter.org

  • Provides highly-trained facilitators and mediators to assist school districts and parents in developing effective IEPs for children with disabilities. www.ok.gov/abletech/Special_Education_Resolution_Center

  • Oklahoma School for the Blind is a fully accredited school that offers a complete educational program, tuition free, for blind and visually impaired students from pre-school through high school. Instruction is provided in traditional academic subjects, as well as orientation…

  • Works to ensure children that are deaf or hard of hearing have all the same opportunities to be successful in a safe, barrier-free environment. www.osd.k12.ok.us

  • Provides guidance and support in order to promote excellence in education from infancy to adulthood for children with disabilities as outlined in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA). sde.ok.gov/sde/

  • Provides referrals, independent living skill building, peer counseling and advocacy to increase personal independence and community integration for individuals of all ages with all types of disabilities. www.oilok.org

  • Provides a respite ministry for families with children with special needs sibling mentoring and marriage initiatives for parents. www.facebook.com/passionchurchbearsclub

  • Provides individualized treatment plans, group psychotherapy, behavior management, medication management and family therapy. www.positivechangesokc.com

  • Provides referrals, peer support, skill building training and assistance with the transition to community living for individuals with disabilities. www.progind.org

  • Provides clinics and screening services for children with communications disorders and language differences. www.guthriescottishrite.org

  • www.stlukesokc.org/index.php/details/samuels_call_parents_day_out

  • Provides comprehensive audiological & speech services for all ages in the Tulsa area including diagnostic audiological evaluations, hearing aid counseling, fitting and maintenance care and more. theschollcenter.com

  • Provides information and assistance based on Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income. www.ssa.gov

  • Sooner SUCCESS connects families to services in their community that will meet their child’s unique needs. The service is available to any child, birth to age 21, with special needs. Their needs can be physical, developmental, emotional, behavioral or due…

  • Provides year-round, high-quality early childhood education, specialized care and on-site therapeutic services for children with or without special needs. www.specialcareinc.org

  • Provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. www.sook.org

  • Provides support through all stages of life beginning with parental support for children diagnosed with developmental disabilities followed by age-appropriate support groups and self-advocacy mentoring. TARC also provides grief support for adults with developmental disabilities preparing for end of life,…

  • TEFRA (Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 1982) gives states the option to make Medicaid (SoonerCare in Oklahoma) benefits available to children with physical or mental disabilities who would not ordinarily be eligible for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits…

  • Provides 24-hour medical care, comprehensive rehabilitative therapies, respiratory care and special education. Services include: speech therapy, physical therapy and occupational therapy. www.miracleshappenhere.org

  • Provides services for 3-9 year old children diagnosed with autistic spectrum and similar neurological disorders. www.uco.edu/ceps/gscs/index.asp