Parents, please remember to complete the Parent Survey either by requesting a hard copy survey of the questions which can be mailed to you, filling out the form online, or by calling one of the following telephone numbers for personal assistance. Toll Free: 877-553-4332 Phone: 405-379-6015 Questions and Answers: 1. What is this Parent Survey about? This survey [...]
The Oklahoma Parents Center is the statewide parent training and information (PTI) center serving parents of children with disabilities. Our goal is to educate and support parents, families and professionals in building partnerships that meet the needs of children and youth with the full range of disabilities ages’ birth to 26. We are a regionalized model with staff living in the area that they serve.
Registration for the February Regional Training is Now Available! Hurry! Deadline to submit your team’s Memorandum of Understanding and register for training is January 31st. Register for the February 18-19 training now The next AT Support Team Regional Training is scheduled for February 18-19, 2014 at the Mid-Del Technology Center in Midwest City. If your [...]
One of the goals of the Oklahoma Developmental Disabilities Council is to increase the number of people with developmental disabilities who reach their educational goals. Since 2004, the Council has funded an annual leadership development program for Oklahoma high school juniors and seniors with disabilities. This week-long forum on a college campus focuses on leadership, assistive technology, independent [...]
The Oklahoma Parents Center provides training to all families of children and youth in Oklahoma and the providers who service and support them. In order to effectively advocate for children, detailed information is needed on the laws, communication, team building skills, etc. Ongoing training opportunities for all parents and professionals can assist in this process. [...]
PARENT CENTERS in each state provide training and information to parents of infants, toddlers, school-aged children, and young adults with disabilities and to the professionals who work with their families. This assistance helps parents participate more effectively with professionals in meeting the educational needs of children and youth with disabilities. In order to better serve [...]
What does this new Oklahoma law mean? The law outlines the adults’ responsibilities in a student’s academic career, leading up to and including third grade, who endorse the student reading on a third grade level before entering the fourth grade. It also states that third graders who score UNSATISFACTORY in reading on the Oklahoma Core [...]
All children deserve a chance to reach their full potential. Project Child Find, a service to assist families of children who may have special needs, is here in Oklahoma to see that every child has that chance. The Oklahoma Parents Center has Project Child Find Hotline, 1-888-9-OKFIND or 1-888-965-3463. If there appears to be a [...]
The Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE), Special Education Services (SES), in collaboration with the Oklahoma Parents Center, Inc. (OPC) annually collect information regarding SoonerStart/Early Intervention and schools’ efforts to partner with parents for the provision of special education and related services. To do this, the OSDE-SES and OPC would like to invite you to complete the Parent Survey.
Your responses will help guide our state’s efforts to improve services and results for children and families.
Dr. Rene Axtell
Assistant State Superintendent
Oklahoma State Department of Education
Special Education Services
Oklahoma Parents Center, Inc.
SoonerStart Families – Birth to 3 years old
School Families – Ages 3 through 21
Estimados Padres / Familias,
El Departamento de Educación del Estado de Oklahoma (OSDE), Servicios de Educación Especial (SES), en colaboración con el Centro de Padres de Oklahoma, Inc. (OPC) anualmente recogen información sobre SoonerStart / Intervención Temprana y los esfuerzos de las escuelas para asociarse con los padres para la prestación de educación especial y servicios relacionados. Para ello, el OSDE-SES y OPC les gustaría invitar a usted a completar la Encuesta para Padres.
Sus respuestas ayudarán a guiar los esfuerzos de nuestro estado para mejorar los servicios y para tener mejores resultados para los niños y las familias.
Dr. Rene Axtell
Asistente Superintendente Estatal
Departamento de Educación del Estado de Oklahoma
Servicios de Educación Especial
Centro de Padres de Oklahoma, Inc.
Familias SoonerStart – Nacimiento hasta los 3 años de edad
Familias de la escuela – niños de 3 a 21