Information about DRS Telework, Building Closures and Event Cancellations

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General Information and Updates

Please check back here often for updates on how DRS is conducting business. As things change, we will post here, click on the Read More link to learn about building closure and event canellations.

DRS operates five program divisions with more than 25 programs which served 82,787 Oklahoman with disabilities in 2019.

Commission Meeting by Video Conference

The public is invited to use Zoom to attend the Commission for Rehabilitation Services’ meeting at 10:30 a.m. on Monday April 13, 2020.

Telework

Governor Kevin Stitt declared a state emergency caused by the threat of COVID-19 on March 19, 2020, and directed state agencies to relocate employees in order to balance their safety and welfare while continuing to provide critical services to the citizens of Oklahoma.

Information as of 03/31/20

OK School for the Blind supporter earns DRS Community Partner of the Year award

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Sharon Breeding from Oklahoma City earned the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services’ Community Partner of the Year award on March 10 at the state Capitol.

Breeding, who is past president and an Oklahoma Quarter Horse Association hall of fame member, rounds up 100 volunteers to help Oklahoma School for the Blind students experience Western Heritage Day every year at the Silver Spur Western Lodge in Haskell.

2020 will be the 10th year the event has taken place at that location.

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Oklahoma School for the Blind supporters from Haskell earn state Business of the Year award

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Roy and Rose Anna Webb from Haskell earned the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services’ Business of the Year award on March 10 for their support of Oklahoma School for the Blind students.

State Representative Scott Fetgatter (District 16) presented an official citation to the Webbs.

OSB, which is a DRS division, provides educational and outreach services to Oklahoma students who are blind or visually impaired.

The Webbs received the award on DRS’ 25th People with Disabilities Awareness Day at the state Capitol.

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