ACLU of Oklahoma, Oklahoma Disability Law Center, Amend Legal Action Against State Officials over Termination of Disability Services

NOVEMBER 6, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oklahoma City, OK– The ACLU of Oklahoma and the Oklahoma Disability Law Center filed an amended petition today in Anderson, et. al. v. Lake, the case challenging the Oklahoma Department of Human Services threatened termination of critical waiver services for thousands of Oklahomans with disabilities. After informing over 20,000 […]

ACLU of Oklahoma, Oklahoma Disability Law Center, File Legal Action Against State Officials Over Termination Of Disability Services

NOVEMBER 17, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OKLAHOMA CITY–The ACLU of Oklahoma and the Oklahoma Disability Law Center, Oklahoma’s federally funded Protection and Advocacy system, filed today an action against public officials of the State of Oklahoma seeking to ensure Oklahomans with disabilities receive the critical services required by federal law. On October 31, the Oklahoma […]


IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 10, 2017 Denying Deaf Citizen Access to State Senate and House Implicates First Amendment Rights Oklahoma City, OK – A federal court has ruled that claims filed against the State of Oklahoma, the Oklahoma Senate, the Oklahoma House of Representatives and state officials for discrimination against a deaf citizen may proceed. In a critical […]

ODLC Needs To Hear From You!

If your family member is currently on the In-Home Support Wavier for Adults and loss of those services on December 1, 2017 will make safely caring for your loved at home no longer possible, please take our brief survey: Please share with families who may be affected by the elimination of this waiver.   […]

State Budget Cuts Put Oklahomans With Disabilities at Risk of Institutionalization

The Oklahoma Disability Law Center, Inc. (ODLC) is deeply concerned that the elimination of two Oklahoma Home and Community Based Waiver Programs are putting thousands of Oklahomans with disabilities at imminent risk of institutionalization. Elimination of these services will harm Oklahoma’s most vulnerable citizens and literally put lives at risk. Termination of service notices were […]