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.
Who should call the Oklahoma Parents Center?
- Parents of children with disabilities, or suspected disabilities age birth to 26
- Parents of children with emotional or behavioral problems age birth to 26
- Professionals in educational, medical, or human service fields
What services does the Oklahoma Parents Center offer?
- Training on a variety of topics related to children with disabilities
- Community IEP Partner Training and Matching
- Count Me In Disability Awareness Programs
- Information and referral
- Special Education Help-Line
- Statewide Conference
- Quarterly newsletter
What are the new programs offered by the Oklahoma Parents Center?
The Oklahoma Parents Center is initiating some new programs with collaborating partner agencies for parents in Oklahoma.
- Community IEP Partners
- Count Me In © Disability Awareness Programs
- Bullying Prevention Training and Resources
Where are the Oklahoma Parents Center’s services available?
The Oklahoma Parents Center’s services are available throughout the state.
We currently have regional trainers geographically dispersed throughout the state, but our main office is located in Holdenville, Oklahoma.
What are the hours that Oklahoma Parents Center is open?
The Oklahoma Parents Center main office is generally open from 8 am to 5 pm. All of our staff have obligations outside the office.
There may be times that you would reach voicemail during our regular office hours.
Our staff makes every effort to return your call in a timely manner, usually within 24 hours.
What are five ways you can help the Oklahoma Parents Center?
- Become an IEP Partner.
- Volunteer to assist with the COUNT ME IN puppets.
- Make a tax-deductible charitable contribution.
- Assist the OPC in setting up a community training.
- Coordinate a fund-raising activity in your community.