Oklahoma Autism Resources

Each state sets eligibility ages for services to children and youth with disabilities.
For current information concerning this state, please contact the office listed under
STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION: Special Education Services.

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STATE DEPARTMENT OF  EDUCATION:  Special Education Services. STATE VOCATIONAL  Rehabilitation Agency. DEVELOPMENTAL 
DISABILITIES
Planning Council.
DISABILITY 
Organizations
PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN ages 3 through 5.  STATE VOCATIONAL Technical Education DISABILITIES
Advocacy  Program
UNIVERSITY AFFILIATED Programs
 
EARLY 
Intervention System.
DEPARTMENT OF  MENTAL HEALTH 
for children and youth.
CLIENT ASSISTANCE  Program. TECHNOLOGY RELATED Assistance.
PARENTS Training and
Information Project.
DEPARTMENT OF  MENTAL
HEALTH /Retardation
 PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN with Special Health Care
Needs.
PARENT-TEACHER Association (PTA)

 
 

STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION: SPECIAL EDUCATION

Darla Griffin, Executive Director
Special Education Services, Department of Education
2500 N. Lincoln Boulevard
Oklahoma City, OK 73105-4599
            (405) 521-3351      

PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITES:
AGES 3 THROUGH 5

Barbara Pansze, Coordinator
Special Education Section, Department of Education
2500 North Lincoln Blvd., Room 411
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
            (405) 521-3351      

PROGRAMS FOR INFANTS AND TODDLERS WITH DISABILITIES:
AGES BIRTH THROUGH 2

Cathy Perri, Associate Director
Early Intervention
Special Education Section, Department of Education
2500 North Lincoln Blvd., Room 411
Oklahoma City, OK 73105-4599
            (405) 521-3351      

STATE VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION AGENCY

Linda S. Parker, Director
Department of Rehabilitation Services
3535 NW 58th, Suite 500
Oklahoma City, OK 73112
            (405) 951-3400      

OKLAHOMA DEPARTMENT OF VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION

Melanie Eick, Disabilities Specialist
Department of Vocational Technical Education
1500 West 7th Avenue
Stillwater, OK 74074
            (405) 377-2000       (Ext. 138);             (405) 743-5138      
            (800) 522-5810      

STATE MENTAL HEALTH AGENCY

Sharron Boehler, Commissioner
Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Svcs.
P.O. Box 53277
Oklahoma City, OK 73152-3277
            (405) 522-3877      

STATE MENTAL HEALTH REPRESENTATIVE FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH

Beverly Smallwood, Director
Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Service
P.O. Box 53277
Oklahoma City, OK 73152
            (405) 522-3839      

STATE MENTAL RETARDATION PROGRAM

Jim Nicholson, Division Administrator
Developmental Disabilities Services
Department of Human Services
P.O. Box 25352
Oklahoma City, OK 73125
            (405) 521-3571      

STATE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES PLANNING COUNCIL

Ann Trudgeon, Director
OK Developmental Disabilities Council
3033 N. Walnut, Suite 105E
P.O. Box 25352
Oklahoma City, OK 73125
            (405) 528-4984       or 4985;             (800) 836-4470      
E-mail: OPCDD@aol.com

PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY AGENCY

Kayla A. Bower, Executive Director
OK Disability Law Center, Inc
2828 E. 51st Street, Suite 302
Tulsa, OK 74105
            (918) 743-6220       (V/TTY);             (800) 226-5883       (V/TTY, in OK only)Kayla A. Bower, Executive Director
Oklahoma Disability Law Center, Inc.
2915 Classen Blvd.
300 Cameron Building
Oklahoma City, OK 73106
            (405) 525-7755       (V/TTY);             (800) 880-7755       (V/TTY, in OK)

CLIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Helen Kutz, Director
OK Client Assistance Program
Office of Handicapped Concerns
2712 Villa Prom Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73107-2423
            (405) 521-3756      ;             (800) 522-8224       (in OK)

PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS

Raymond Haddock, Division Administrator
Family Support Services
Department of Human Services
P.O. Box 25352
Oklahoma City, OK 73125
            (405) 521-3076      

DISABILITY ORGANIZATIONS

Attention Deficit Disorder
To identify an ADD group in your state or locality, contact either:Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders (CH.A.D.D.)
499 NW 70th Avenue, Suite 101
Plantation, FL 33317
            (954) 587-3700      
            (800) 233-4050       (Voice mail to request information packet)
URL: http://www.chadd.org

Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)
P.O. Box 972
Mentor, OH 44061
            (216) 350-9595      
            (800) 487-2282       (Voice mail to request information packet)
E-mail: NATLADDA@aol.com
URL: http://www.add.org

Brain Injury
Charlotte Bowen, Executive Director
Brain Injury Association of Oklahoma, Inc.
P.O. Box 88
Hillsdale, OK 73743
            (405) 635-2237      ;             (800) 765-6809       (in OK)

Cerebral Palsy
Jim Rankin, Executive Director
United Cerebral Palsy of Oklahoma
1917 South Harvard Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73128
            (405) 681-9611      ;             (800) UCP-2289      

Epilepsy
Laura E. Neece-Baltaro, President
Epilepsy Association of the Sooner State
2405 NW 39th St. Expwy., Suite 200J
Oklahoma City, OK 73112-8770
            (405) 521-1018      
E-mail: brainwave@swbell.net or baltaro@msn.com
URL: http://www.oklahoman.net/connections/epilepsy

Learning Disabilities
Barbara Greggs, President
Learning Disabilities Association of OK
P.O. Box 2315
Stillwater, OK 74076
            (405) 743-1366      

Joe Greggs, President
OKC Metropolitan Parent Support Group
for Parents of Children with Disabilities
5920 N. MacArthur
Oklahoma City, OK 73122
            (405) 721-3144      

Mental Health
Elizabeth Holmes, Execuive Director
Mental Health Association in OK County
(Shartel Shopping Center)
5104 North Francis, Suite B
Oklahoma City, OK 73118
            (405) 843-9900      

Ms. Gerry Bridge, President
OK Alliance for the Mentally Ill
200 NW 66th Street, Suite 925
Oklahoma City, OK 73116
            (405) 848-4330      ;             (800) 645-5437      

Speech and Hearing
Debbie Barker, President
OK Speech-Language-Hearing Association
P.O. Box 53217
Oklahoma City, OK 73152-3217
            (405) 769-7329      
E-mail: oslha@aol.com

Spina Bifida
Quincy Kaufman, President
Spina Bifida Association of Oklahoma
P.O. Box 2117
Oklahoma City, OK 73101-2117
            (405) 789-7056      

STATE INFORMATION & REFERRAL SERVICE

Madalyn McCollom, Director
OK Areawide Service Information System (OASIS)
4545 N. Lincoln, Suite 281
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
            (405) 271-6302       (V/TTY;             800-42-OASIS       (V/TTY)
E-mail: oasisok@juno.com

OTHER DISABILITY ORGANIZATIONS

Pat Filer, Executive Director
OK Easter Seal Society, Inc.
2100 N.W. 63rd Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73116
            (405) 848-7603      Palma Bucher, Director
The Child & Adolescent Network (for Emotional, Behavioral,
or Mentally Unique Children and Their Families)
200 NW 66th, Suite 925
Oklahoma City, OK 73116
            (405) 840-4746      ;             (800) 645-5437       (in OK)

UNIVERSITY AFFILIATED PROGRAM

Valerie N. Williams, Director
UAP of Oklahoma
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
P.O. Box 26901, ROB 316
Oklahoma City, OK 73190-3042
            (405) 271-2688      

TECHNOLOGY-RELATED ASSISTANCE

Linda Jaco, Project Director
Oklahoma ABLE Tech
Oklahoma State University
Wellness Center
1514 W. Hall of Fame
Stillwater, OK 74078-2026
            (405) 744-9864      ;             (800) 257-1705       (V/TTY)
            (888) 885-5588       (ABLE Tech Info-line)
E-mail: mljwell@okway.okstate.edu
URL: http://www.okstate.edu/wellness/at-home.htm

PARENT TRAINING AND INFORMATION PROJECT

Sharon Bishop, Director
Parents Reaching Out in OK (PRO-Oklahoma)
1917 South Harvard Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73128
            (405) 681-9710      ;             (800) PL94-142       (V/TTY)
E-mail: prook1@aol.com
URL: http://www.ucp.org/probase.htm

PARENT TEACHER ASSOCIATION (PTA)

Liz Parker, President
Oklahoma Congress of Parents and Teachers, Inc.
1601 S.W. 89th Street, Building B, Suite 2100
Oklahoma City, OK 73159
            (405) 681-0750      


Oklahoma Web
 

Civil Liberties and Human Rights 
Oklahoma ACLU Disability Information  
Oklahoma Assistive Technology Center 

Community  
Oklahoma State and Local Government 
Oklahoma Academy 
ArtAccess 
Arts & Humanities Council of Tulsa 

Consumer Protection  
Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Oklahoma 

Disaster Relief  
American Red Cross 
Oklahoma Red Cross 
 
Computers and Technology 
Tulsa Computer Society (TCS) 
 

Children and Youth  
Big Brother’s/Big Sisters of Stillwater 
Community Oklahoma On The Water 
The Legacy Grief Center for Children–Oklahoma City 
Stillwater Exchange Club 
Troop 18 Stillwater Boy Scouts of America 
Youth Services of Tulsa Health  
March of Dimes 
Oklahoma Brain Injury Association, Inc. 

Community Service (Volunteering) 
Rotary Club – Claremore 
Tulsa Volunteer Center 

Homelessness, Housing and Poverty 
C. Carter Crane Shelter for the Homeless 
Hope Center 
Tulsa Habitat for Humanity 
Hope Center


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