Here is some additional information for families seeking more information about organizations that work to help those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
The 4RKids Foundation was founded in Enid, Oklahoma. It is comprised of a small group of parents and educators who recognized the need for more services and opportunities for those living with developmental disabilities.
VOR is a national nonprofit organization advocating for high quality care and human rights for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
National Down Syndrome Society
The National Down Syndrome Society is the leading human rights organization for all individuals with Down syndrome.
American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
AAIDD seeks to enhance the capacity of disability professionals and to participate in the development of a fully inclusive society.
Oklahoma Department of Human Services
The OKDHS Developmental Disabilities Services division helps individuals with developmental disabilities and their families help themselves to lead safer, healthier, more independent and productive lives.
Oklahoma Health Care Authority
The Oklahoma Health Care Authority is the primary entity in the state of Oklahoma charged with controlling costs of state-purchased health care.
Oklahoma State Department of Health
The Oklahoma State Department of Health is ultimately responsible for protecting and improving the public’s health status through strategies that focus on preventing disease.
Discusses the Medicaid benefits available for those living in Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disability (ICF/IID).