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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. Content Detail

    By:
    Department of Justice
  • 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. Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Online
  • Americans with Disabilities Act - Q & A

    An overview of the ADA's requirements for ensuring equal opportunity for persons with disabilities in employment, State and local government services, public accommodations, commercial facilities, and transportation, and requiring the establishment of TDD/telephone relay services. Content Detail

    By:
    EEOC
  • Americans with Disabilities Act Resources

    Resources, articles and links on the Disability Resources web site. Content Detail

    By:
    Disability Resources
  • Assistive Technology Laws

    Overview and detailed information about civil rights, special education, and assistive technology legislation Content Detail

    By:
    Assisstive Technology Training Online Project
  • 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
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • 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. Content Detail

  • 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. Content Detail

    By:
    US Department of Health & Human Services
  • 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. Content Detail

    By:
    Access Board, Office of Compliance and Enforcement
  • 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. Content Detail

    By:
    Children's Defense Fund
  • 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 Content Detail

    By:
    University of Oklahoma
  • 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.
  • 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. Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Administration
  • 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. Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Online
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
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