National Organizations Join Oklahoma Disability Law Center and State Disability Groups to File Disability Discrimination Complaint Challenging Oklahoma’s Medical Rationing Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 21, 2020 PRESS CONTACT: Melissa Sublett, Executive Director 918-830-5559 melissa@okdlc.org National Organizations Join Oklahoma Disability Law Center and State Disability Groups to File Disability Discrimination Complaint Challenging Oklahoma’s Medical Rationing Plan As COVID-19 cases have been increasing across the country, Oklahoma finalized its “Hospital Crisis Standards of Care” Plan.  This plan […]

Oklahoma Disability Law Center, Inc. Tells Governor Stitt Immediate Action is Needed to Ensure People with Disabilities Are Receiving Legally Required Accommodations in Oklahoma Hospitals

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 14, 2020 PRESS CONTACT: Melissa Sublett, Executive Director 918-830-5559 melissa@okdlc.org Oklahoma Disability Law Center, Inc. Tells Governor Stitt Immediate Action is Needed to Ensure People with Disabilities Are Receiving Legally Required Accommodations in Oklahoma Hospitals   Oklahoma Disability Law Center, Inc. (ODLC) issued a letter warning Governor Stitt that many Oklahoma […]

Oklahoma Disability Law Center, Inc. Urges Governor and Oklahoma Supreme Court to Protect Oklahomans from Evictions Amid Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 7, 2020 PRESS CONTACT: Melissa Sublett, Executive Director 918-830-5559 melissa@okdlc.org Oklahoma Disability Law Center, Inc. Urges Governor and Oklahoma Supreme Court to Protect Oklahomans from Evictions Amid Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic Oklahoma Disability Law Center, Inc. (ODLC) sent a letter Tuesday asking Governor Stitt and the Oklahoma Supreme Court to investigate why […]

Oklahoma Disability Law Center, Inc. Sends Letter to Governor Opposing Discriminatory Medical Rationing Policies – Expresses Need for Statewide Guidelines Preventing Discriminatory Allocation of Life-Saving Medical Care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 31, 2020 PRESS CONTACT: Melissa Sublett, Executive Director 918-830-5559 melissa@okdlc.org Oklahoma Disability Law Center, Inc. Sends Letter to Governor Opposing Discriminatory Medical Rationing Policies – Expresses Need for Statewide Guidelines Preventing Discriminatory Allocation of Life-Saving Medical Care   Oklahoma Disability Law Center, Inc. (ODLC) urges Governor Stitt to immediately adopt and […]

ODLC Services Continue During COVID-19 Outbreak, Offices Closed to the Public

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 16, 2020 PRESS CONTACT: Melissa Sublett, Oklahoma Disability Law Center Executive Director 918-830-5559 melissa@okdlc.org OTHER HELPFUL NUMBERS: Applying for our legal services or clients who have open cases: 1-800-880-5575 ODLC Continues Providing Services During COVID-19 Outbreak Offices Closed to the Public, Temporary Operational Procedures in Place Tulsa—Oklahoma Disability Law Center, Inc., […]

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 […]