People use wheelchairs for many different reasons. Wheelchairs enable freedom of mobility to many people. If you are interacting with a wheelchair user for the first time, it can be difficult to know how to act. You don’t want to accidentally offend [...]
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Being a caregiver is hard work. Everyday, there is a new obstacle to face and overcome. Here are five tips and considerations to be more effective to make your role a little easier. Knowledge is power. Realize there are many opportunities for [...]
Is the problem money or lack of caretakers? Eriech Tapia wrote a story for News OK explaining that although Developmental Disability services might be cut, the real problem is that there are not enough people wanting to become caretakers. The following story [...]
CSCSO is proud to advocate for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities! Check out this article from Mike Mort commenting on disabled activism. DISABLED FOLKS (WE GET THE JOB DONE) All across the United States something powerful is happening, have you noticed? People are [...]
8 Things to do in Tulsa This Summer! Summertime in Tulsa offers adventures for everyone. Check out our list of activities to keep you busy all summer. Tulsa Air and Space Museum and Planetarium- “Preserving Oklahoma’s aerospace heritage to inspire science based [...]
Our day to day lives are busy, it can be hard to find a time to stop and breathe, much less a time to volunteer. The benefits of volunteering are so large that making time to do it will not only bring [...]
Do you consider yourself a kind, patient, hard-working individual? Maybe you should think about going in to a job as a direct support professional. The requirements are that you need your GED, to be over the age of 18, willing to participate [...]
Central State Community Services is appointed by the Social Security Administration to act as an organizational rep payee. As the payee, Central State Community Services receives and manages social security payments for people who cannot manage or direct someone else to manage their [...]
Central State Community Services' Disability Services Residential Services The breadth of home-based services is related to, but not limited by, those services funded by Oklahoma DHS-DDS (Department of Human Services, Developmental Disability Services). Whether you are looking for supported living, a companion, [...]
TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — The Department of Human Services is begging the state legislature to give them more money to make it to the end of the fiscal year. If they don’t, thousands of people will be left on their own -- [...]