State and Federal Resources

Down Syndrome Association of Tulsa (DSAT)

P.O. Box 54877, Tulsa, OK  74155


Website: www.dsat.org


Support group to families of children with Down syndrome in Northeast Oklahoma


To contact DSAT about a new family, please contact:


Jamie Harper via e-mail.

Oklahoma Family Network

Website:  www.oklahomafamilynetwork.org


Formerly SPAN and Neonatal Parents Network.  Oklahoma’s Parent to Parent group that provides one on one parental support for families raising children with special need.


 


Sooner Start


Telephone: (800) 426-2747


Website:  www.sde.state.ok.us/home/defaultie.html


Oklahoma’s early intervention program is designed to meet the needs of infants and toddler (Ages Birth – 3) with disabilities and developmental delays.

Oklahoma State Dept. of Education Special Education Services

Telephone:  (405) 521-3351 or contact your local school district


Website:  www.sde.state.ok.us/home/defaultie.html


Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), part B is the federal law that supports special education and related service programming for children and youth (ages 3-21) with disabilities and developmental delays.

Oklahoma Department of Human Services

Telephone:  Contact the Local County Office


Website:  www.okdhs.org/programs/programs.htm


Programs and Services to include:


SoonerStart (Early Intervention)                   

Developmental Disabilities Services Division

State Supplemental Payments                                   

Medical Services & Medicaid

Early & Periodic Screening, Diagnosis & Treatment

Family Voices of Oklahoma

Telephone:  (800) 766-2223, ext 56910


Website:  http://OKVoices.org


A newsletter for families and friends of children with special needs.

Sooner SUCCESS

940 NE 13th St., Nicholson Tower Suite 3890


Oklahoma City, OK 73104


405-271-5700 x45180


Toll Free 1-877-441-0434


Website: http://soonersuccess.ouhsc.edu


Sooner SUCCESS is a community based services available to any child, birth to age 21, with special needs. We connect families to information and services in their communities that will meet their child’s unique needs. Our goal is to serve, support and build more Inclusive communities.

Oklahoma Developmental Disabilities Council

2401 NW 23rd St., Suite 74, Oklahoma City, OK  73107


Telephone:  (405) 521-4984 or (800) 836-4470


Website:  www.okddc.org


This council helps to coordinate the efforts of state agencies and provides organizations in Oklahoma in meeting the needs of Oklahomans
with developmental disabilities and their families.

Oklahoma Commission on Children and Youth

500 N. Broadway, Suite 300, Oklahoma City, OK  73102


Telephone:  (405) 606-4900 or (866) 335-9288


Website:  www.okkids.org


The purpose is to improve services to children by facilitating joint planning and coordination among public and private agencies; independent monitoring of the youth and children services system for compliance with established responsibilities; and entering into agreements to test models and demonstration programs for effective services.

 Oklahoma Healthcare Authority

4545 N. Lincoln Blvd, Ste. 124


Oklahoma City, OK 73105


Telehone: (800) 987-7767 or (405) 522-7171 Oklahoma City Area


Website:  www.ohca.state.ok.us

TEFRA – Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act states have the option to make Medicaid benefits available to children with physical or mental disabilities who would not ordinarily be eligible for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits because of their parent’s income or resources are too high. For more information visit The Oklahoma Department of Human Services website here.

Oklahoma State Department of Health

1000 NE 10th St., Oklahoma City, OK  73117


Telephone:  (405) 271-5600


Website: www.health.state.ok.us

Lee Mitchener Tolbert Center of Developmental Disabilities

801 NE 13th St., Oklahoma City, OK  73190


Telephone:  (405) 271-2131


Website:  www.ah.ouhsc.edu/tolbert

TARC

Telephone:  (918) 582-8272 or (800) 688-8272


Website:  www.ddadvocacy.net


TARC provided information, support, and advocacy programs for people with developmental disabilities throughout the state.

Special Olympics – Oklahoma

Telephone:  (918) 481-1234 or (800) 722-9004


Website:  www.sook.org


Special Olympics Oklahoma provides a year-round program of sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

Supplemental Security Income

Telephone:  (800) 772-1213 or contact your local Social Security Office


Website:  www.ssa.gov


Social Security benefits for children with disabilities.

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