Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services - AFB Directory Profile
Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services
3535 NW 58th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73112
(405) 951-3400 (Local)
(405) 951-3529 (Fax)
(800) 845-8476 (Toll-Free)
Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 8:00 AM-5:00 PM.
Geographic area served: Oklahoma.
Doug Boone, Visual Services Administrator, (405) 951-3485, firstname.lastname@example.org
Elaine Boykin, Programs Manager, Visual Services, email@example.com
Joe Cordova, Executive Director, (405) 951-3400
Greg De Martra, Field Services Coordinator,Visual Services, firstname.lastname@example.org
Fatos Floyd, Field Services Coordinator, Visual Services, (918) 581-2351, email@example.com
Mike Hamrick, Business Enterprise Programs Operations Coordinator, Visual Services, firstname.lastname@example.org
Services for Adults
- Provides assessment of independent living skills to develop individualized plans of instruction in activities of daily living, vocational evaluation, and low vision evaluation through contracted vendors.
- Braille/Electronic/Audio/Large Print Production
- Textbooks, nonfiction.
- Computer Training/Assistive Technology
- Offers assistive technology training.
- Offers rehabilitation counseling through certified rehabilitation counselors. Refers to local resources where appropriate.
- Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
- Provides training in skills of daily living, home and personal management, communication, travel, and various adaptive skills. Provides independent living services for persons age 55 and older.
- Employment/Job Training
- Provides career and skill counseling, vocational placement, vending facility training. Contracts for other employment-related services. Maintains job line. Post-secondary education may be provided to consumers as part of an approved individualized plan for employment.
- Information and Referral
- Provides general information about blindness and visual impairment and referrals to other resources.
- Library Services
- Maintains a library for blind and physically handicapped.
- Low Vision Services
- Provides low vision evaluation and follow-up. Prescribes and supplies low vision devices.
- Reading Services
- Daily Oklahoma, Tulsa World, USA Today, New York Times, Wall Street Journal.
- Travel/Orientation and Mobility
- Provides orientation and mobility training.
Services for Children
- Braille and Reading Instruction
- Offers braille instruction.
- Education Services
- The Oklahoma School for the Blind and the Oklahoma School for the Deaf provide on-campus education programs for residential students and those who commute from home. Both Schools offer pre-school programs and provide onsite consultation to benefit students who are deaf or blind and attending other public schools across the state.
- Employment/Job Training
- School-to-Work Program helps students with disabilities who are eligible for vocational rehabilitation services to prepare for employment and life after high school.
Services for Professionals
- Consultation/Technical Program Assistance
- Provides consultation services to organizations and service providers on vocational and independent living issues.
- Professional Training
- Offers internship/field work placement in rehabilitation counseling, vocational rehabilitation, rehabilitation teaching, orientation and mobility training and holds workshops for interpreters for deaf-blind.