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ADA Information for People with Disabilities Seeking Employment

A pamphlet for people with disabilities explaining employment sections of the Americans with Disabilities Act and how to file a complaint with the EEOC.

Administrative Review Process for Initial Disability Claims

Outline of the administrative process for initial disability claims and links to the law for each step in the process.

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).

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.

Disabled Parking Placard and Licencse Plates

A privately owned web site link which provides information on eligibility and application for a handicapped parking placard and license plates.

FAQ Rehabilitation Act of 1973

Frequently Asked Questions on Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is a national law that protects qualified individuals from discrimination based on their disability. The nondiscrimination requirements of the law apply to employers and organizations that receive financial assistance from any Federal department or agency, including the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). These organizations and employers include many hospitals, nursing homes, mental health centers and human service programs.

Grandparent's and Other Relative Caregiver's Guide to Raising Children with Disabilities

Federal, state, and local programs are available to help you raise children who have disabilities. This guide describes programs for children with disabilities that can help you in different ways.

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.

How Social Security Can Make Payments to Someone Who is Managing Your Money For You

Social Security's Representative Payment Program provides fiduciary assistance for our beneficiaries who are incapable of managing or directing someone else to manage their Social Security or SSI payments.

How to File an Unfair Treatment Complaint

The Social Security Administration wants to treat all claimants and their representatives fairly and equally. We do not treat you differently because of your race, sex, age or for disability, the amount of money you have, or for any other reason. Below we tell you more about what you should do if you think the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) who conducted your hearing treated you unfairly.

Oklahoma State Office of Disability Concerns

Information and resources for disabled Oklahomans seeking employment.

OK State Coordinator for Homeless Education

Every state is required to have a State Coordinator for Homeless Education, and every school District is required to have a local homeless education liaison. These individuals will assist you with a federal law that enables homeless children and youth to school and get all the services they need.

Parents Guide to Help for Children with Disabilities (TEFRA)

Information, forms and tips for getting financial help with health and medical services for a child with disabilities.

Paying for Long-Term Nursing Home Care

Medicaid and Medicare pay for nursing home care. They are government programs but are not for everyone. Private insurance can also pay for nursing home care. This Guide is about the different ways you can pay for long-term nursing home care.

Social Security Appeals Process

This publication explains the Social Security Appeals Process.

Social Security Benefits for People Living With HIV/AIDS

If you are disabled because of HIV/AIDS, this booklet from the Social Security Administration website will help you understand the kinds of disability benefits you might be eligible for from the Social Security or SSI programs.

Social Security Benefits Online Screening Tool

Fill out a form online to find out if you are eligible for certain social security benefits. This form is NOT an application for benefits and will NOT give you an estimate of benefit amounts. Also, it will NOT screen for help with Medicare prescription drug plan costs.

SSDI and SSI Basics

Differences between Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Supplemental Security Income

SSI is short for Supplemental Security Income. It pays monthly benefits to people who are 65 or older, or blind, or have a disability and who don't own much or have a lot of income. SSI isn't just for adults. Monthly benefits can go to disabled and blind children, too. People who get SSI usually get food stamps and Medicaid, too. Medicaid helps pay doctor and hospital bills. Read more about SSI in this booklet, from the Social Security Administration web site

Understanding Social Security (Social Security Online)

Social Security Online contains a large number of resources that will help you understand the current Social Security program benefits.

Veterans' Health Care and Medical Benefits Package

The Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA) is a comprehensive health care program in which the VA shares the cost of covered health care services and supplies with eligible beneficiaries. This web site covers eligibility, benefits, exclusions and other specific topics. The site also features LIVE ONLINE CHAT with a Customer Service Representative and a link to check the status of your claims.

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.

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.

What is Medicaid and who is it for?

Medicaid is a jointly funded, Federal-State health insurance program for low-income and needy people. It covers children, the aged, blind, and/or disabled and other people who are eligible to receive federally assisted income maintenance payments. This web site provides basic information and answers to frequently asked questions about Medicaid.

What You Need To Know When You Get Disability Benefits

This booklet explains some of your rights and responsibilities when you receive disability benefits from Social Security.

What You Need To Know When You Get SSI Benefits

This booklet, from the Social Security Administration web site is for people who get Supplemental Security Income (SSI). The first part tells about your benefits and what you can expect from Social Security. The second part tells what changes you must report. The third part tells you how you can call Social Security toll free to conduct your Social Security business. The fourth part tells how and when to report changes. The fifth part explains some special rules for people who get SSI disability. The sixth part of the booklet explains other things all SSI recipients should know, and the last part provides additional information about SSI eligibility.

What you should know BEFORE you apply for Social Security Disability Benefits

This fact sheet answers questions most people ask about applying for disability benefits.

What you should know BEFORE you apply for SSI Disability Benefits for a Child

Children from birth up to 18 may get Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits if they are disabled and have little or no income or resources. This fact sheet answers common questions people ask when applying for SSI for children.

Working While Disabled -- A Guide To Plans For Achieving Self-Support

plan for achieving self-support (PASS) is a plan for your future. A plan lets you use your income or other things you own to help you reach your work goals.

ADA Information for People with Disabilities Seeking Employment

A pamphlet for people with disabilities explaining employment sections of the Americans with Disabilities Act and how to file a complaint with the EEOC.

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.

FAQ Rehabilitation Act of 1973

Frequently Asked Questions on Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is a national law that protects qualified individuals from discrimination based on their disability. The nondiscrimination requirements of the law apply to employers and organizations that receive financial assistance from any Federal department or agency, including the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). These organizations and employers include many hospitals, nursing homes, mental health centers and human service programs.

Hearing Aids!

The United Way Hearing Aid Bank assists low income adults in obtaining new digital hearing aids at a reduced price. More info? Call 405-271-2866

How to File an Unfair Treatment Complaint

The Social Security Administration wants to treat all claimants and their representatives fairly and equally. We do not treat you differently because of your race, sex, age or for disability, the amount of money you have, or for any other reason. Below we tell you more about what you should do if you think the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) who conducted your hearing treated you unfairly.

Lifeline - Monthly Discounts on Phone Service

Lifeline is a government benefit program that provides affordable telephone service for income-eligible consumers.

Oklahoma State Office of Disability Concerns

Information and resources for disabled Oklahomans seeking employment.

Social Security Appeals Process

This publication explains the Social Security Appeals Process.

Social Security Benefits Online Screening Tool

Fill out a form online to find out if you are eligible for certain social security benefits. This form is NOT an application for benefits and will NOT give you an estimate of benefit amounts. Also, it will NOT screen for help with Medicare prescription drug plan costs.

Understanding Social Security (Social Security Online)

Social Security Online contains a large number of resources that will help you understand the current Social Security program benefits.

Working While Disabled -- A Guide To Plans For Achieving Self-Support

plan for achieving self-support (PASS) is a plan for your future. A plan lets you use your income or other things you own to help you reach your work goals.

What is Medicaid and who is it for?

Medicaid is a jointly funded, Federal-State health insurance program for low-income and needy people. It covers children, the aged, blind, and/or disabled and other people who are eligible to receive federally assisted income maintenance payments. This web site provides basic information and answers to frequently asked questions about Medicaid.

ADA Information for People with Disabilities Seeking Employment

A pamphlet for people with disabilities explaining employment sections of the Americans with Disabilities Act and how to file a complaint with the EEOC.

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.

FAQ Rehabilitation Act of 1973

Frequently Asked Questions on Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is a national law that protects qualified individuals from discrimination based on their disability. The nondiscrimination requirements of the law apply to employers and organizations that receive financial assistance from any Federal department or agency, including the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). These organizations and employers include many hospitals, nursing homes, mental health centers and human service programs.

File a Complaint under the Architectural Barriers Act

A link to an online form or a printable form for making a complaint about difficulties accessing public property. You may make a confidential report.

File a Complaint under the Architectural Barriers Act

A link to an online form or a printable form for making a complaint about difficulties accessing public property. You may make a confidential report.

Social Security Benefits Online Screening Tool

Fill out a form online to find out if you are eligible for certain social security benefits. This form is NOT an application for benefits and will NOT give you an estimate of benefit amounts. Also, it will NOT screen for help with Medicare prescription drug plan costs.

Oklahoma Find A Lawyer

As a community service, the OBA does provide a directory of its attorney members who have given their permission to have their names published in the Oklahoma Find A Lawyer directory at Oklahoma Find A Lawyer. There you can search by both geographic area or by a lawyer's practice area.

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