Upcoming Partner News & Events

Please note the upcoming conferences sponsored by our various partners.   The events are not in date order; rather, they are added as an agency/organization emails the information to the OPC.

Do YOU have an Upcoming Event
that you would like featured on our website?

Send that information to lcoats@oklahomaparentscenter.org for consideration.

Tulsa County Parents!!!

Accommodations Training for
Parents of Special Education Students

Parents with special education students in grades Pre-K through 3rd are invited to a free training provided by the Oklahoma State Department of Education and the Oklahoma Parents Center to address classroom and testing accommodations. This training will help you understand:

  • how to make good choices about accommodations to improve success in school; and
  • how to advocate for your children.

Come and learn about accommodations, the special education process, and how YOU can improve your child’s education!

Click here for more information!

Oklahoma ABLE Tech AT News 

Click Here to Read the Latest Edition of AT NEWS YOU CAN USE

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ABLE Tech’s goal is to make the process easier for those who are searching for ways to fund assistive technology devices and services.  Therefore, they have just release the 8th edition of OK Funding for AT!  It is now available free online at:  http://FundingGuide.okstate.edu.

“Just In Time” Tool

There is a new hearing-related resource for families that was shared with ABLE Tech through the Deaf & Hard of Hearing Transition Council. It’s called the  “Just in Time” tool [PDF] and it contains the most essential resources identified by both families and professionals to address hearing-related needs. This tool is designed for broad-based family organizations, such as Family Voices and Parent Training and Information Centers. Additionally, it can be useful for primary care providers and early interventionists to connect families with D/HH essential resources. A Spanish version is available at http://www.infanthearing.org/familysupport/JustInTime_Spanish.pdf.

Oklahoma Deaf Blind TA Project

The Oklahoma Deaf-Blind Technical Assistance Project is a federally funded project that provides technical assistance and training to families, administrators, educators and service providers of children (birth to 21) who have a loss in both vision and hearing.  In addition, the project maintains the national census of children in the state of Oklahoma who are deaf-blind.  If you suspect you are serving a child with losses in both vision and hearing, refer the child to the project.  Once the child is referred and qualifies, the project provides free technical assistance.  The referral forms are on our website: okdeafblind@ou.edu.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Oklahoma Deaf-Blind Technical Assistance Project at:

Email:  okdeafblind@ou.edu

Website: www.ou.edu/okdbp/

Facebook: Oklahoma Deaf-Blind Technical Assistance Project

Phone:  405-325-0441

FAX: 405-325-6655