Chapter 2. Section 2

Chapter 2: Education


Section 2: Special Schools and Programs


Autism Treatment Center of Texas - Dallas

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This Learning center provides educational programming for children ages 2-21 with autism and related disorders. Educational services address development of communication, cognitive, self-help, independent living and social skills. Residential services are available. Centers also provide adult treatment and vocational services.

10503 Metric Dr.
Dallas , TX 75243

Voice: 

972-644-2076

Toll Free: 

877-666-2747

Fax: 

972-644-5650

Autism Treatment Center of Texas - San Antonio

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This Learning center provides educational programming for children ages 2-21 with autism and related disorders. Educational services address development of communication, cognitive, self-help, independent living and social skills. Residential services are available. Centers also provide adult treatment and vocational services.

16111 Nacogdoches Rd.
San Antonio , TX 78247

Voice: 

210-590-2107

Toll Free: 

877-289-7554

Fax: 

210-590-3143

Lake Park Elementary School

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Provides three preschool and kindergarten classes for children with developmental delays, and offers two multiple disabilities classrooms for elementary age children. Learning disability classes are also provided. Speech, occupational and physical therapists are on site to provide related services as needed. Part of the Putnam City School District.

8221 N.W. 30th
Bethany , OK 73008

Voice: 

405-789-7068

Fax: 

405-491-7590

Little Lighthouse

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Email:

lsteed@littlelighthouse.org

Christian developmental center serving children from birth to age six with various disabling conditions. Individualized programs are provided tuition-free by certified special education teachers, licensed therapists and other trained professionals.

5120 E. 36th St.
Tulsa , OK 74135

Voice: 

918-664-6746

Fax: 

918-664-2293

Oklahoma School for the Blind

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Email:

REchelle@okdrs.gov

OSB is a residential and day school for children and youth with visual impairments. The School also serves as a statewide resource for the education of blind and visually impaired children in the public schools. Programs and services include:

  • Academic instruction through 12th grade;
  • Instruction in specialized adaptive skills such as braille, orientation and mobility, use of assistive technology and low vision aids, and independent living skills;
  • Vocational training and work-study opportunities;
  • College preparation;
  • Social, cultural and recreational activities including sports teams, music, band competitions, and a variety of student organizations;
  • Outreach services providing technical assistance to help teachers and parents develop appropriate individualized education programs for visually impaired children in public schools;
  • Related services such as student assessment, counseling, physical therapy, speech and language therapy, audiological services, health care and parent education and counseling; and
  • Library and Media Center with educational materials in alternate formats including Braille, large print and recordings. Assistive devices to try out or borrow include talking appliances, magnifiers, closed-circuit TVs for print enlargement, electronic Braille notetakers and much more.
  • Summer Enrichment Program: Oklahoma Kids: A Kaleidoscope. For 1st - 12th grade students who are blind or visually impaired. The summer program is for children and youth who do not regularly attend the School for the Blind. The program offers specialized skills instruction, remediation, reinforcement in academic skills, training in use of assistive technology for the blind, recreation and social skills development. Children are transported home each weekend of the four week session.

3300 Gibson St.
Muskogee , OK 74403

Voice: 

918-781-8200

Toll Free: 

877-229-7136

Oklahoma School for the Deaf

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Email:

LHawkins@okdrs.gov

OSD is a residential and day school providing specialized educational services to children and youth who are deaf or hard of hearing. The School also serves as a statewide resource for the education of deaf and hard of hearing children who attend public schools in Oklahoma. Programs include:

  • Early Childhood Development Program for children ages 2-6;
  • Regional preschools in Collinsville and Edmond are provided by OSB in cooperation with local schools;
  • A comprehensive curriculum for residential and day students, with instruction in reading, language arts, math, social studies, science, physical education, fine arts, communication skills, computer skills, and other subjects;
  • Vocational and technical training;
  • Work experience in the community;
  • Social, cultural and recreational activities;
  • Student organizations;
  • Sports and athletic competitions; and
  • Outreach services including psychological and audiological evaluations, parent education programs, captioned videos, vocational and career education, counseling, and sign language instruction.

OSD Satellite Pre-schools:
Edmond Regional Preschool
University of Central Oklahoma
Box 176
Edmond, OK 73034
405-974-5961 Voice

Chickasha Early Childhood Center
on campus of USAO, Canning Hall
1727 W Alabama Ave, Chickasha, OK 73018
405-574-3630 Voice
405-574-1220 Fax

Reading and Literacy Program for Children who are Deaf. For deaf and hard of hearing youth ages 11-17 (5th - 11th grades) are held in the summers. The five-day program helps students learn to appreciate reading and advance their literacy skills. Students are tested and grouped by reading level. They receive five hours of instruction each day. Afternoons and evenings are filled with recreation and field trips.

1100 E. Oklahoma St.
Sulphur , OK 73086

Voice: 

580-622-4900

Toll Free: 

888-685-3323

PEPNet-Midwest Central Office

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Email:

pepnetmidwest@pepnet.org

PEPNet provides resources and expertise that enhance educational opportunities for people who are deaf or hard of hearing--including those with co-occurring disabilities.

Saint Paul College A Community and Technical College
235 Marshall
St. Paul , MN 55102

Voice: 

651-846-1337

TTY: 

651-846-1537

Fax: 

651-221-1339

Town and Country School

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Provides individualized educational programs for children K-12 with a primary diagnosis of learning disabilities or Attention Deficit Disorder.

8906 East 34th Street
Tulsa , OK 74145

Voice: 

918-296-3113