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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April 16, 2021

FEMA is Now Accepting Applications to Reimburse Funeral Expenses for COVID-19 Deaths

Here's another federal service to share with your community.

Under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, FEMA is providing financial assistance for COVID-19 related funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020.


Details on eligibility and how to apply, and an FAQ are at the following page:

April 7, 2021

Holly Marsden's 9-year-old daughter is autistic and is sensitive to noises and smells. Marsden has written a guide that is comprehensive and discusses sensory overload and tips on how to manage it.

March 17, 2021

"The Emergency Broadband Benefit is an FCC program to help households struggling to pay for internet service during the pandemic. This new benefit will connect eligible households to jobs, critical healthcare services, and virtual classrooms."