The mission of the Developmental Disabilities Council of Oklahoma is to advance communities where everyone has the opportunity to live, learn, work, and play where they choose. The Council builds partnerships to change systems to improve services, resources, and supports for Oklahomans with developmental disabilities and their families.

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Current Issues

November 14, 2022

The National Center on Advancing Person-Centered Practices and Systems Upcoming Webinar - Love and Disability: Exploring Person-Centered Supports and the Marriage Penalty

December 15, 2022, from 3:00-4:30 pm Eastern


October 13, 2022

The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and the HOME program of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provide funding for the City of Norman's housing rehabilitation programs. Since 1977, these funds have paid for more than $4,000,000 worth of rehabilitative work in Norman. The grant programs available are the Emergency Repair Grant Program, the Grant for Renter-Occupied Accessibility Modifications, and the Grant for Non-Profit Agency Accessibility Modifications.

September 29, 2022

The Social Security Administration will mail a notice to more than 342,700 Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients between the ages of 14 and 17 (transition-aged youth) and their adult representatives to share policies and other resources to assist youth in their transition to adulthood.