State of Oklahoma
Commission for Rehabilitation Services
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June 8, 2020
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The Oklahoma Statewide Independent Living Council, in cooperation with the Oklahoma Centers for Independent Living has posted the draft of our State Plan for a 30-day review and to receive public comment. The draft can be found on the OKSILC website at www.oksilc.org.
Tuesday, June 2, marked the 100th anniversary of the Vocational Rehabilitation, the employment program for Americans and Oklahomans with disabilities.
In 2019, professional staff at DRS’ Vocational Rehabilitation and Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired offered career guidance, counseling, job placement and a range of related services for 15,225 jobseekers with physical or mental barriers to employment.
DRS also works closely with employers through the agency’s Business Services Program to recruit qualified employees with disabilities and advises on request about workplace accessibility, adaptive equipment and business tax credits.
KCCU Radio's Melissa Beck interviews DRS's Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist James Gottman about the services we provide.