DRTC provides multiple programs for persons with disabilities. From the summer camp program for teenagers and young adults, to high school transitional programs, to paid training opportunities and community employment, these nationally-accredited services are provided by highly-trained staff. DRTC programs receive funding from Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services, Oklahoma Developmental Disabilities Services and United Way.
DRTC works with federal offices around the state to offer various levels of employments for those with special needs.
Located at the Oklahoma City main campus, participants offer the business community a skilled labor force that produces quality work on time and on budget. Individuals are involved in meaningful, productive, compensated work while learning valuable work-related skills.
Mobile Workforce is designed for participants to gain experience and knowledge in community employment. A crew of no more than 5, along with a trained staff member, engages in paid vocational training within a local business.
The Special Needs Program is designed specifically for individuals with more significant needs and require more complex supports. The program focuses on maximizing independence in daily living skills as well as social skills training as they engage in the community.
Camp Tumbleweed will be in person, from June 6 through August 5, in two-week sessions per month. There will be no camp activities the week of the July 4th. Each session allows enrollment for 7 campers per session. We will have typical camp activities as in previous years.
The program provides a head start to employment after graduation, as well as assistance with finding a job through DRTC’s Employment Services Program after graduation.
In 2020, DRTC’s programs received a 3-year accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). DRTC has been CARF-accredited since 2011.
CARF International is an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services providers. CARF assists service providers in improving the quality of their services by applying sets of quality standards during an on-site survey.
When a service or program is CARF accredited, it means it has undergone an in-depth review of its services and demonstrated substantial conformance to the CARF standards during the on-site survey. The service or program has demonstrated its commitment to delivering quality services that focus on your needs and preferences.