37.3. State Disability Resources
The ADvantage Program of the Home-and Community-Based Services provides Medicaid services to help people stay at home instead of going to a nursing home. The program assists frail elders and adults who have physical disabilities. A person must first qualify for Medicaid, a low income service, prior to receiving ADvantage.
Oklahoma ABLE Tech
Phone: (800) 257-1705
Oklahoma ABLE Tech's Mission is to help individuals with disabilities gain access to assistive technology so that they can achieve their greatest potential.
Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services
Phone: (800) 845-8476
The primary agency dedicated to disability services in Oklahoma.
Oklahoma Disability Resource Guide
Program descriptions and contact information designed to help Oklahomans solve disability-related problems.
Oklahoma Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Phone: (800) 523-0288
The library provides free services to Oklahomans who are blind, visually impaired, learning disabled, or have a physical limitation that makes it difficult to use regular printed matter. Reading materials on cassette or in braille and the equipment needed to read these materials are provided and maintained at no cost to the patron.
The Oklahoma Equipment Connection
Phone: (888) 885-5588
The OEC lists pre-owned assistive technology devices in a "want-ad" posting and consumers contact and arrange purchase of the item directly from the owner. The OEC is a free service to help Oklahomans with disabilities acquire affordable, used assistive technology to help meet their needs.
Phone: (800) 487-4042
Vocational rehabilitation (VR) programs offered by the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and the Division of Visual Services help Oklahomans with disabilities get jobs in careers of their choice.