Oklahoma Disability Law Center (ODLC) Successful in Pursuit of ABA Coverage for Oklahoma SoonerCare Beneficiaries

January 30, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oklahoma City, OK-  Today, Administrative Law Judge, Joseph H. Young, issued a decision on a hearing held in December 2018 compelling the Oklahoma Health Care Authority (OHCA) to cover Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapy for children covered by the state’s Medicaid program, SoonerCare. Brian Wilkerson, Director of Litigation and […]

Deadline Extended for Voter Survey

The GoVoter Project is investigating issues around voting for people with disabilities.  GoVoter has developed a survey to help them better understand the barriers voters with disabilities face when voting.  The deadline for completing the survey has been extended until January 15, 2019.   If you are a person with a disability and voted in the […]

Election Day Resources

Are you ready to cast your Vote tomorrow? Here are some helpful resources: Find Your Polling Place and Sample Ballot— The Oklahoma Election Board Online Voter Tool allows you to confirm your voter registration, find your polling place, view sample ballots, and track absentee ballots. Candidate Guides — If you need more information on the candidates running […]

Voter Registration Deadline Approaches

NEWS RELEASE         FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:        October 10, 2018 CONTACT:    State Election Board PIO Bryan Dean, (405) 522-6624 bdean@elections.ok.gov Voter registration deadline approaches (Oklahoma City) – Oklahoman’s have until Friday to register to vote or update their registration in time for the Nov. 6 General Election, State Election Board Secretary Paul Ziriax said today. “It’s critical that people confirm […]

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

ODLC Encourages Oklahomans to Participate in  National Disability Employment Awareness Month October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and all Oklahomans are encouraged to participate. The purpose of National Disability Employment Awareness Month is to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. Held annually, National […]

The Next DDS Waiting List Meeting is September 6, 2018

You are invited to a meeting for families who have a loved ones on the DDS Waiting List. DDS (Developmental Disabilities Service) is under DHS and offers assistance to individuals with developmental disabilities to be able to live in the community and stay with their family.  DDS waivers offers job training, skill building and health […]

Let’s Talk Accessiblity

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires state and local governments, businesses, and non-profit organizations to provide goods, services, and programs to people with disabilities on an equal basis with the rest of the public. Some people think that only new construction and alterations need to be accessible and that older facilities are “grandfathered,” but […]