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Do Something Video Transcript

This video has six actors, most are standing in front of a black backdrop.

Gayle is an African American blind woman using a wheelchair.

Jon is a white man who is blind and leans on his white cane throughout the video.

Jimmy is a white man who is deaf and uses American Sign Language.

Lisa is an African American woman.

Dan is a white man.

Simonne is Native American woman.

In this video, the actors are talking over or finishing each other's sentences. Sometimes they repeat the previous actor for dramatic effect.

Start of video

Jon: If you have a disability you might believe you're not able to work

Jimmy using ASL: Maybe somebody told you

Lisa: that nobody would hire you.

Gayle: But that's not true.

Dan: We are the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services,

Simonne: DRS

Jimmy using ASL: DRS

Jon: DRS

Lisa: The employment agency for people with disabilities.

Gayle: DRS

Dan: DRS

Lisa: DRS

Simonne: We helped thousands

Gayle: thousands

Dan: thousands!

Simonne: of Oklahoma's with disabilities go to work every year

Lisa: every year

Jon: every year

Simonne: every year.

Jimmy using ASL: Our VS and VR experts

Dan: Can empower

Simonne: empower

Gayle: empower

Dan: EMPOWER! you to get career counseling,

Jon: plan your career,

Lisa: find a job,

Jimmy using ASL: and other employment assistance you need to succeed.

Simonne: When you go to work

Jon: become a taxpayer.

Gayle: You might say goodbye for good to disability benefits

Lisa: and Social Services.

Gayle: And hello

Jon: hello

Dan: hello to independence

Simonne: and pride

Jimmy using ASL: in yourself

Simonne: So do something!

Dan: Be the change that you want to see.

Jon: Call 800 487-4042

Gayle: or visits okdrs.gov.

Dan: Empower yourself!

Jimmy using ASL: Empower yourself!

Jon: Empower your family.

Gayle: Empower your future.

Jon: Empower your future!

Lisa: But do it today.

Simonne: But do it today!

Dan: But do it TODAY!

Jimmy using ASL: Brought to you by the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services.

Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services

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800-487-4042
okdrs.gov

Credits

In order of appearance

Jon Pickup
Jimmy Mitchell
Lisa Olah
Gayle Lee
Dan Shephard
Simonne Jones

Written and produced by the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services Communications Office

Music

"Eternal Hope" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

"Wallpaper" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

2016 Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services

Last Modified on Aug 02, 2021