State & Federal Resources
Down Syndrome Association of Tulsa (DSAT)
P.O. Box 54877, Tulsa, OK 74155
Support group to families of children with Down syndrome in Northeast Oklahoma
To contact DSAT about a new family, CLICK HERE
Family Voices of Oklahoma
Telephone: (800) 766-2223, ext 56910
A newsletter for families and friends of children with special needs.
Lee Mitchener Tolbert Center of developmental Disabilities
801 NE 13th St., Oklahoma City, OK 73190
Telephone: (405) 271-2131
National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC)
Through advocacy and leadership be a major source of support and empowerment to persons with Down syndrome and their families.
NAtional Sown Syndrome Society (NDSS)
Through education, research and advocacy, NDSS seeks to improve the lives of individuals with Down syndrome 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
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 Developmental Disabilities Council
2401 NW 23rd St., Suite 74, Oklahoma City, OK 73107
Telephone: (405) 521-4984 or (800) 836-4470
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 Department of Human Services
Telephone: Contact the Local County Office
Here is the DDS list of Group Home vacancies.
Programs and Services to include:
SoonerStart (Early Intervention)
Developmental Disabilities Services Division
State Supplemental Payments
Medical Services & Medicaid
Early & Periodic Screening, Diagnosis & Treatment
Oklahoma Family Network
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 needs.
Oklahoma Healthcare Authority
4545 N. Lincoln Blvd, Ste. 124
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Telephone: (800) 987-7767 or (405) 522-7171 Oklahoma City Area
Oklahoma State Dept. of Education Special Education Services
Telephone: (405) 521-3351 or contact your local school district
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 State Department of Health
1000 NE 10th St., Oklahoma City, OK 73117
Telephone: (405) 271-5600
Telephone: (800) 426-2747
Oklahoma’s early intervention program is designed to meet the needs of infants and toddlers (Ages Birth – 3) with disabilities and developmental delays.
940 NE 13th St., Nicholson Tower Suite 3890
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
Toll Free 1-877-441-0434
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.
Special Olympics – Oklahoma
Telephone: (918) 481-1234 or (800) 722-9004
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
Social Security benefits for children with disabilities.
Telephone: (918) 582-8272 or (800) 688-8272
TARC provided information, support, and advocacy programs for people with developmental disabilities throughout the state.
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.
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