*For families who live with an individual with a disability
A one day conference that assists families in navigating a complex system.
REGISTER ONLINE AT:https://choctawontheroadconferernce.eventbrite.com
Sponsored by: Sooner SUCCESS• Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center• Developmental Disabilities Services Division (OKDHS/DDSD)
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center, 4601 N. Choctaw Rd, Choctaw, OK. 405.390.5331.
Agenda Morning Session
8:00am-8:30am Registration (Light Breakfast) and Welcome
- Sooner SUCCESS – How your county Coordinator can help families navigate the system for services.
- Community Guide-How to use the Community Guide in navigating eligibility of services
- TEFRA—Medicaid for children with disabilities only the child’s income is counted.
- SSI/DCP-Social Security/Disabled Children’s Program- Overview of Program
- DDSD Guardianship Program-Overview of guardianship options if needed
- Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center—Overview of Services
9:25am -10:25am—Advocacy and Support Panel
- Partners in Policymaking—Learn in 9 months how to be an advocacy expert for your family member and yourself.
- TARC- Learn to be guardian, or join the OK AIM Monitoring Team.
- Down Syndrome Association of Central Oklahoma—Services and support groups.
- Person- Centered Story—Learn how a person-centered story can change a family member’s life.
- Oklahoma People First—Empowering self-advocates.
Break 10:25am-10:35 am
- 10:35am-11:00am- Assistive Technology presentation--Oklahoma ABLE Tech
- 11:00am-11:45am-Overview of Developmental Disabilities Services Division/DDSD
LUNCH (provided) 12:00pm- 12:30pm; 12:30pm to 1:00pm- AT Demonstration at lunch.
1:00 pm to 3:00pm- State and Local Q and A Panel
Oklahoma Family Network- Become a family mentor to a family who has a child with a disability.
- Oklahoma State Department of Ed/Special Education -- Special Ed Overview. 0-22 ages.
- Department of Rehabilitation Services - Job information for your family member who has a disability.
- ODMHSAS-Mental Health Wrap Around- Learn how wrap around can change the life of the family and person who has a mental Illness.
- Okla. Disability Law Center/PEAPOD - (ODLC) – Learn parents rights under IDEA.
- Okla. Parents Center-(OPC) - Trainings to learn to be a better advocate for your child.
- Native American Parent Center- Outreach to Native American families who have a child with a disability.
- Eastern Oklahoma Tech Center—Transition Services Overview.
- Central Okla. Workforce Investment Board-Overview of job training and employment services.
Family Outreach Coordinator, Sooner SUCCESS
940 NE 13TH ST. STE. 3890
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
Cell- 405.812.5076/FAX 405.271.8851
Oklahoma County Sooner SUCCESS Coordinator
940 NE 13th, Ste. 3890
Oklahoma City , OK 73104
Cell: 405.642.1507/FAX 405.271.8851
Transition Specialist Coordinator
Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center
4601 Choctaw Rd
Choctaw, OK 73020
405.390.5331 FAX 405.390.9598
Kelly Myrick firstname.lastname@example.org
Questions? Contact-- Sally or Lori or Vickey or Kelly at Sally-Selvidge@ouhsc.edu or
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The Mission of Sooner SUCCESS is to advance an INCLUSIVE comprehensive, unified system of health, social and educational services for Oklahoma children and youth with special needs.