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Four to be honored during People with Disabilities Awareness Day 2021 set for March 9

Oklahoma’s virtual People with Disabilities Awareness Day is set for March 9, marking an opportunity for Oklahomans with disabilities, their families and their supporters to take part in the event from the comfort of their own home.

OK School for the Deaf offers adaptive equipment for Oklahomans with hearing or speech communication needs

Telephone and assistive equipment is available for eligible Oklahomans who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind and those with speech communication needs through the Oklahoma School for the Deaf’s Equipment Distribution Program. 

This adaptive equipment is free or at little cost for those who meet the guidelines of the program. The equipment program is located on OSD’s main campus in Sulphur.

January Is Braille Literacy Month

Oklahoma City – Literacy -- the ability to read and write effectively — is critical to successful education, employment and quality of life, whether a person is writing a report or emailing a friend. 

For those who are blind, learning to read and write in braille can provide access to the same opportunities.

DRS Executive Director awards announced

Executive Director Melinda Fruendt, of the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services, recently announced the recipients of the 2020 Executive Director's Award. 

Fruendt honored Lyuda Polyun, policy development and program standard's administrator, and Stephanie Roe, DRS project coordinator.

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