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Parent and Family Resources | Oklahoma State Department of Education | Special Education Services

Oklahoma Department of Education, Special Education Services is dedicated to supporting families who have children with disabilities. The resources and statewide services listed below are designed to assist family involvement throughout a student's educational career.
Oklahoma Parents Center

Advocating for children with disabilities to build a better future.


Dispute Resolution

Lindsey Nicole Henry Scholarship

Special Education Resolution Center

Helping schools and families solve issues at the earliest stage possible!

  • Free
  • Impartial Third Party



Dispute Resolution

Mediation is a free and effective process to assist parents/guardians and schools in resolving disagreements. Mediation is a voluntary process in which parties meet with a neutral third party for the opportunity to resolve a special education dispute. Mediation is available at any time parties are unable or are struggling to resolve an educational dispute.



The mission of Sooner SUCCESS is to advance a comprehensive, unified system of health, social and educational services for children and youth with special needs...within their community.


Oklahoma Family Network

The Oklahoma Family Network (OFN) Family-to-Family Health Information Center informs and connects individuals with special health care needs and disabilities, their families and professionals to services and supports in their communities. OFN provides opportunities for individuals and families to strengthen their communities through leadership development and volunteering.


National Alliance on Mental Illness

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Oklahoma was founded on the idea of helping those in need. NAMI Oklahoma is a statewide non-profit that offers free educational programs about mental illness for individuals who have mental illness and their families.



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Last updated on February 7, 2018