Tuesday, April 5, 2016 At the State Capitol noon to 4:30 pm
Please help us plan for the event by registering here. We will look up your state senators and representatives, and have that information for you when you check in on People with Disabilities Awareness Day. If you have any accommodations requests, please send them to Cathy Martin at email@example.com or call 405-951-3478.
Muskogee, Okla. -- The Oklahoma School for the Blind Parent Teacher Organization will host the school’s twelfth annual open house and tour on Feb. 18 in Muskogee.
Tours are scheduled from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. on the OSB campus at 3300 Gibson.
Students and teachers will continue with regular classroom activities as the public, parents, teachers of students with visual impairments and elected officials classroom use of specialized instructional materials and technology adapted for students with visual impairments.
The changes throughout Chapter 1 involve updating and removal of antiquated language. The proposed change deletes the indication that all diabetics will be served by the Visual Services (Vocational Rehabilitation for the Blind and Visually Impaired) Division. Clients with diabetes will now be served from the Vocational Rehabilitation Division.
Changes to Chapter 3 involve the name change of Policy Development and Program Standards unit to the Process Improvement unit. Additional changes include combining policies into one cohesive document and eliminate multiple related policies.
The changes to Chapter 10 consist of updating use of terms to match federal law; revision of rehabilitation teaching eligibility to specify teachers may serve persons with any visual impairments that result in significant functional issues; adding the revised Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act language regarding advancing in employment; the addition of language regarding pre-employment transition services to be compliant with the new federal WIOA and the deletion of reference to ‘homemaker’ to be compliant with the federal rules eliminating the option for a vocational goal.