Outside resources

The following links will direct you to sites outside of the Dale Rogers Training Center, Inc. (DRTC) site. DRTC assumes no responsibility for the integrity of the site, or the accuracy of the information contained therein.

Children/school-aged

My Child without Limits

No Child Left Behind

OKDRS Transition: School-to-Work Program

OKDRS Transition: School-to-Work Checklist

Teacher resources

Timeline of Transition Activities

Transition Aged Youth Needs Assessment (deadline: June 15, 2017) - Provide feedback on education and employment challenges facing youth, as well as the training areas you feel are most important to help this group succeed. Survey is anonymous.

U.S. Department of Education

Disability-specific

Autism Society

Autism Speaks

Cerebral Palsy Group

Cerebral Palsy Guidance

Cerebral Palsy Guide

National Down Syndrome Society

UCP
From the UCP home page, "UCP is the leading source of information on cerebral palsy and is a pivotal advocate for the rights of persons with any disability. As one of the largest health charities in America, UCP's mission is to advance independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities."
*Note- this site contains resources for vacation and travel for families with special needs children.

General topics

American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (formerly AAMR)

Caption Call
Free caption telephone for anyone with difficulty hearing on the phone.

CARF International
An independent, non-profit, organization focused on advancing the quality of services you use to meet your needs for the best possible outcome.

The Medicaid Reference Desk
Explains Medicaid in basic terms, state by state. This site gives people with cognitive disabilities, family members and advocates information about what is available through their State Medicaid Plans and waivers. The site also gives information on where to apply for services.

Sibling Leadership Network
Provides siblings of people with disabilities information and tools to advocate for their brothers and sisters.

Special Needs Planning
This site provides information on financial planning for families with a member who has a disability or special needs.

Oklahoma-specific

Epilepsy Foundation of Oklahoma

Oklahoma ABLE Tech – Connecting Oklahomans with Disabilities to Assistive Technology

Oklahoma ABLE Savings - Savings accounts for qualified people with disabilities. Please research and seek guidance from your financial adviser(s).

Oklahoma Department of Human Services, Developmental Disabilities Services (DDS)

Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitative Services (DRS)

OKDRS: Seven steps in the VR process

OKDRS User Stories - provide feedback to DRS for website development

Oklahoma Disability Law Center

Oklahoma Disability Resource Guide

Oklahoma Family Network
The Oklahoma Family Network (OFN) Family-to-Family Health Information Center informs and connects individuals with special health care needs and disabilities, their families and professionals to services and supports in their communities. OFN provides opportunities for individuals and families to strengthen their communities through leadership development and volunteering. The OFN Mentorship Program is the flagship program of the center.

Oklahoma People First

Sooner SUCCESS
Sooner SUCCESS works with public and private entities to advance a broad range of services for children in Oklahoma who have special health care needs. Programs include: Health Care Trainsition Initiative, On the Road, Respite Voucher Program, Supporting Parents with Disabilities, SUCCESS for Life and Sibshops.

Special Olympics Oklahoma

United Way of Central Oklahoma

WovenLife

Work-related