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  • Care For Children with Disabilities

    The Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsiblity Act (TEFRA) of 1992 allows children with physical or mental disabilities, who would not ordinarily be eligible for State Supplemental Income benefits because of their parent's income or resources, to become eligible for SoonerCare (Medicaid). Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Disability Rights Laws

    An overview of the federal laws that protect the rights of people with disabilities. Includes contact information for federal agencies that can give more information. Read More

    By:
    US Department of Justice
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  • Home & Community Based Services Waivers

    Instead of institutional care, there are government funds available to help with the costs of caring for a person with mental retardation or other related conditions at home. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Video Relay Services - Access by Telephone for Individual with Hearing Loss

    A Video Relay Service (VRS) is a telecommunication service that allows deaf, hard of hearing and speech-impaired individuals to communicate over the phone with hearing people in real-time, using a sign language interpreter. In America, the service is regulated by the FCC. Learn more about the program. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • What is an IEP? (Individualized Education Program)

    Understand how an IEP is developed. Learn how to access services and advocate for your child with delayed skills or other disabilities. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
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