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Zarrow Institute on Transition & Self-Determination


The Zarrow Institute offers a variety of transition-related curriculum, assessments, and other resources. They also host the Zarrow Summer Institute which explores current topics in transition research and Sooner Works, a comprehensive integrated program for students with an intellectual or developmental disability who desire a postsecondary experience on a college campus.


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338 Cate Center Dr. Room 190
Norman
(405) 325-8951

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Youth Leadership Forum


Youth Leadership Form is a program organized by the Developmental Disabilities Council of Oklahoma. In this program, youth will spend a week on a college campus with other students who have a disability and are from Oklahoma.  They’ll participate in activities to help them improve their leadership and advocacy skills, explore career options, meet with state legislators, create a leadership plan to reach THEIR GOOD LIFE and so much more!

The mission of the Developmental Disabilities Council of Oklahoma is to advance communities where everyone has the opportunity to live, learn, work, and play where they choose. The Council builds partnerships to change systems to improve services, resources, and supports for Oklahomans with developmental disabilities and their families.


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P.O. Box 25352
Oklahoma City
(405) 521 - 4984

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The Bridges Foundation


The Bridges Foundation was founded in 1964 by a group of parents who wanted a place for their loved one’s with developmental disabilities to gain vocational training, grow life-skills, and increase independence. The mission of the Bridges Foundation quickly became to enhance the quality of life for individuals with developmental disabilities, their families, and our community through training, education, employment services and advocacy.

Today, the agency continues to put this mission into action by providing connections to quality job placements, supported community employment, on-the-job training, and community resources to both the clients and their families.


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1345 North Lewis
Tulsa
918-592-3333

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Pervasive Parenting Center


Pervasive Parenting Center provides assistance to families in eastern Oklahoma affected by autism and other developmental disabilities. They strive to provide a better life for the families in eastern Oklahoma who are coping with disabilities. Pervasive Parenting Center covers LeFlore, Sequoyah, Haskell, Cherokee, Adair, and Latimer Counites in eastern Oklahoma.

The Pervasive Parenting Center specializes in

  • Trainings/workshops for businesses, organizations, communities and schools including inclusion, people first language, emergency personnel training, sexuality, and assistive technology.
  • Trainings/workshops for parents and families
  • Advocacy
  • IEP trainings

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1507 S. McKenna, Technical Occupation Building, Suite 502
Poteau
918-647-1255

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Peaceful Family Oklahoma


Peaceful Family Oklahoma provides free child-centered programs to children ages 7-18 and their caregivers, as well as family support groups. They offer the only peer-to-peer program in Oklahoma specifically designed to help children affected by addiction in their families.

Peaceful Family Oklahoma is a nonprofit agency founded to break the cycle of addiction in families. Peaceful Family Oklahoma was founded to help the children of addiction and is the only organization in Oklahoma focused solely on helping children of parents with addiction heal.

 


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11 Burton Pl.
Edmond
(405) 601-2691

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Oklahoma Parents Center


Oklahoma Parents Center (OPC) specializes in special education support for people with disabilities from birth to age 26 and their families.  They have been providing services to Oklahoma parents and family members of children with disabilities, young adults with disabilities, and the professionals who serve them since 2000!

The OPC helps families work with early intervention, education, and transition systems and services. They also help youth and young adults with disabilities get high-quality services that increase their capacity to be effective self-advocates.


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223 North Broadway
Holdenville
877-553-4332

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Oklahoma Human Services


Oklahoma Human Services (OKDHS) helps more than 1.5 million Oklahomans each year across a wide range of services including food assistance, child support, child care, reporting abuse, disabilities services and caretaker needs among others.

OKDHS exists to make sure that when a person falls on hard times, they have a place to turn. Where OKDHS does not offer a program or assistance for a specific situation, they are committed to connecting the person in need with an organization that can help.

 


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2400 N Lincoln Boulevard
Oklahoma City
(405) 522-5050

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Oklahoma Able Tech


Oklahoma Able Tech connects Oklahomans with disabilities to assistive technology (AT).

Assistive technology consists of products, equipment, and systems that enhance learning, working, and daily living for persons with disabilities.

Oklahoma Able Tech will help you find assistive technology solutions to help individuals do tasks that would otherwise be difficult or impossible to do.

Oklahoma Able Tech offers 4 programs including Device Demonstration, Device Loan, Device Reutilization, and Financial Loan.

The following areas that Oklahoma Able Tech can help find assistive technology for includes:

  • Hearing
  • Speech Communication
  • Vision, Cognition, and Development
  • Seating, Position, and Mobility
  • Daily Living
  • Recreation
  • Environmental Adaptions
  • Computer Access
  • Vehicle Modification

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1514 W. Hall of Fame
Stillwater
405-744-9748

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Got Transition


Got Transition is the federally funded national resource center on health care transition (HCT). Its aim is to improve the transition from pediatric to adult health care through the use of evidence-driven strategies for clinicians and other health care professionals; public health programs; payers and plans; youth and young adults; and parents and caregivers.


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5335 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Suite 440
Washington
202-769-0486

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Down Syndrome Association of Central Oklahoma


Down Syndrome Association of Central Oklahoma (DSACO) raises awareness and provide resources, as well as promote acceptance and inclusion for people with Down syndrome.

 

 


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521 W. Wilshire Blvd., Suite 130
Oklahoma City
405-600-9981

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