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The Oklahoma Developmental Disabilities Council was established by executive order of the state’s governor in 1973, and reauthorized by each governor since; and federally authorized by the DD Act of 2000. The Council promotes quality services and programs that enable persons with developmental disabilities to realize increased independence, productivity, and integration and inclusion in the community. Though not a provider of direct services, the Council has assisted thousands of Oklahomans to live, work, play, learn and worship in their own homes and in their own neighborhoods.

What are Developmental Disabilities?

Developmental Disabilities are severe disabilities, originating any time from birth through age 21, that are expected to last a lifetime. Developmental disabilities may be cognitive, physical, or a combination of both. While not always visible, these disabilities can result in serious limitations in everyday activities of life, including self-care, communication, learning, mobility, or being able to work or live independently. Such disabilities may require a combination of specialized, interdisciplinary, or generic services, and assistance for an extended duration.



2401 NW 23rd Street, Suite 74
Oklahoma City, OK 73107
405-521-4984 or
FAX: 405-521-4910
EMAIL: Council Office

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