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  • 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
  • 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. Content Detail

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    SSA.gov
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    Spanish / Español
  • Social Security Appeals Process

    This publication explains the Social Security Appeals Process. Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
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    Spanish / Español
  • 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. Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
  • 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 Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
  • 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. Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
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    Spanish / Español
  • 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. Content Detail

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    Veterans' Administration
  • 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.
  • 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. Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Administration
  • 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. Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
  • 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

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    EEOC
  • Americans with Disabilities Act Resources

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

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    Disability Resources
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