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The Developmental Disabilities Council of Oklahoma is a place for families and individuals to connect to information when learning about a disability.


The Governor's Office accepts applications for Oklahoma citizens 18 years and older to serve on the Developmental Disabilities Council of Oklahoma. If you are interested in advocating for Oklahomans with developmental disabilities, complete the Governor's "Get Involved" application here. All decisions on Council membership are made by the governor, and an application does not guarantee appointment. 

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  • STABLE Your Quality of Life

    STABLE accounts can pay for a variety of expenses related to maintaining the health, independence, and quality of life for people with developmental disabilities. Below, are examples of expenses that can be considered “Qualified Disability Expenses,” or QEDs.  QEDs must relate to the disability and are to help maintain or improve health, independence, or quality of life. Assistive TechnologyFinancial Management ServicesMedical/Health Care/Wellness ExpensesHousingBasic Livin...

  • SSI Benefits & STABLE

    This week we are sharing about STABLE accounts to support the financial well-being of people with developmental disabilities.  If you or a family member is a recipient of SSI (Supplemental Security Income), you know that the benefits from this program require an individual to maintain financial resources or assets (such as money or property) of less than $2000.  SSI benefits are important because they allow a person who receives these cash payments to access health care throu...

  • CDC Food Safety from Coronavirus

    Currently there is no evidence to support that handling food or consuming food leads to testing positive for Coronavirus. However, the CDC has recommendations when dealing with your food whether that’s takeout, grocery shopping, dealing with raw meat, and more. Coronavirus is spread mostly through person-to-person respiratory droplets like when coughing, sneezing, or talking. It is possible that this virus can be spread by touching objects like food or food packaging.

  • Stitt Announces Volunteer Program Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

    Gov. Kevin Stitt announced a volunteer program that will connect Oklahomans with their community once health officials determine it is safe and appropriate to do so. It is a collaboration between Stitt and The Oklahoma State Department of Health.

  • Flatten The Curve In Oklahoma

    COVID-19 has made a resurgence in Oklahoma.  While we flattened the curve early on, Oklahoma is now experiencing a significant spike in cases. This means we all need to be vigilant, both for ourselves and our neighbors.

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