Disability Resources

disability resources

The Developmental Disabilities Council of Oklahoma and the Department of Libraries worked together to bring Partnering for a Good Life: Disability Awareness & Resources to libraries in Oklahoma.

Whether you are the parent of a child born with disabilities or you are navigating life with a disability, state and local programs and resources are available to help. Here are a few of the resources and tools that were highlighted during the workshops.

General Resources

DDCO Resource Guide

Guide to Community Services in Oklahoma

Three Buckets of Support

Oklahoma STABLE Accounts

Developmental Disabilities Council of Oklahoma

Partners in Policymaking
Youth Leadership Forum
Consumer Involvement Fund

Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

One-Page Profile Template 1  |  Template 2

Example One-Pager (for school/new teachers)

Community Action Agencies

The Alphabet Soup Book: A Tool for Understanding Disability-Related Acronyms

OK Department of Rehabilitative Services

DRS Disability Resource Guide

Client Assistance Program

Independent Living Centers

Oklahoma Disability Law Center

Assistive Technology - ABLE Tech

Oklahoma Family Network

Oklahoma Works

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma

Watch Your Words / People First Language

Tips for First Responders

You can also view the presentation slides from the Partnering for a Good Life workshops:

Community Resources - presentation slides

Disability Awareness - presentation slides


Library Resources

Disability-related Books and Videos available for a limited time through Interlibrary Loan

Association of Specialized Government and Cooperative Library Agencies - Accessibility Tools

Customized Trainings available through DDCO

Ten Commandments of Communicating with People with Disabilities-DVD Accompanying Materials

Picture Exchange System - Example for Libraries

For more information contact Jen with the DDCO or Fara at the ODL.