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2017 Special Needs Resource Guide

Local businesses and organizations offering resources for families with special needs.




ACADEMIC ADVANTAGE

Dr. Trissy Pitkin

Owasso, OK 74055

918.231.7669

www.academicadvantage.org


BRAIN BALANCE OF TULSA

Meghan Tappan

6022 S. Yale Ave.

Kingspointe Village

Tulsa, OK 74135

918.488.8991

www.brainbalancecenters.com

Brain Balance of Tulsa offers a comprehensive, drug-free program that helps kids overcome their behavioral and learning difficulties enabling them to reach their social and academic potential. If your child suffers with behavioral issues, ADHD or a learning disability then you’ve experienced their painful frustration and lack of confidence both academically and socially. At Brain Balance Achievement Centers, we can help your child achieve success behaviorally, socially, and academically. We are specialized achievement centers that utilize a drug-free, whole-child approach to address the underlying issues in many of the behavioral, developmental and learning disorders that plague so many children today. Call us today to schedule your free consultation!


CENTER FOR LANGUAGE AND AUTISM SUPPORT SERVICES (CLASS) TULSA

7170 S. Braden Ave., Suite 195

Tulsa, OK 74136

918.280.0090

www.classtulsa.com


COUNSELING & RECOVERY SERVICES OF OKLAHOMA

7010 S. Yale, #215

Tulsa, OK 74136

918.492.2554

crsok.org

Counseling & Recovery Services of Oklahoma provides mental health, physical health and wellness care coordination and services for children/youth/young adults ages 0-25 and their families. Caring professionals are a phone call away at 918.492.2554 to assess, diagnose, treat and provide support, regardless of a family’s ability to pay. Outpatient Services include: individual and family counseling; behavioral rehabilitation; life skills coaching; linkage to community services; psychiatric evaluations; medication oversight by a physician; on-site pharmacy at the Tulsa office. Wraparound Tulsa provides support teams for children and youth experiencing frequent crisis and their families. Teams advocate for the child/youth and coordinate community services. A family support provider is available by phone any time of day or night.
Transition Services helps young people, ages 17-25, with behavioral health issues to set and achieve goals for independent living. 
CALM Center provides immediate crisis support and comprehensive treatment during a short stay for youth ages 10-17 at risk of hurting themselves or others. The CALM Center is available any time at 918.394.2256, 6126 E. 32nd Place, Tulsa, OK 74135. Visit crsok.org to learn more.


MILLER SWIM SCHOOL

6415 S. Mingo Rd.

Tulsa, OK

918.254.1988

www.millerswimschool.com

Miller Swim School has been teaching Tulsa and surrounding communities about water safety for over 50 years. We offer private swim lessons with our specialized instructors for students with disabilities or special needs. Individuals with special needs can benefit from swimming to increase confidence and self-respect, as well as improve physical strength and coordination. Swim lessons offer social interaction, joy, friendship and a sense of accomplishment. Larry and Rita Miller established the school in 1960 in order to teach students to respect and enjoy the water, and to be safe, happy, successful swimmers. Our philosophy is that learning to swim well should be a part of every student’s education for life. We offer year-round swim lessons for ages 6 months to adult. Miller Swim School is an authorized American Red Cross provider and a member of the United States Swim School Association.


MUSIC THERAPY PROGRAM & CLINIC

Oral Roberts University

2448 E. 81st St., #124

Tulsa, OK 74137

918.493.8040

www.oru.edu/academics/coacs/music/music-therapy-clinic/

The Music Therapy Clinic at Oral Roberts University advocates that music therapy improves the quality of life for children and adults with disabilities or illnesses, as well as those who are healthy.  In particular, the ORU Music Therapy Clinic serves the following clinical populations:

  • Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, ADHD, Intellectual Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, Visual/Hearing Impairment and other Developmental Disorders.
  • Individuals with Neurologic Disorders including Stroke (CVA), Parkinson’s, Alzheimer ’s disease (Dementia) and Traumatic Brain Injury.
  • Individuals with Anxiety Disorders, Depression and Emotional & Behavioral Disorders

In every music therapy treatment, music is used as a tool to reach non-musical goals, whether physical, sensory-motor, cognitive, speech/language, emotional, social or spiritual. The music therapy techniques used during sessions are based on research and extended collegiate studies. Many possible goals addressed by music therapist might include: improving motor coordination, improving steadiness of gait, increasing memory recall, increasing attention to task, improving speech and communication, increasing reality-based thinking, increasing interpersonal skills, decreasing anxiety, decreasing pain, regulating mood, developing bonds among family members, and increasing coping skills.

Contact ORU Music Therapy Clinic at 918.493.8040, via email at musictherapy@oru.edu or visit www.oru.edu/music-therapy-clinic for more information.


NEWVIEW OKLAHOMA

501 S. Yale Ave.

Tulsa, OK 74135

918.779.7772

www.newviewoklahoma.org

NewView Oklahoma is the only private in-state provider of comprehensive services for people with significant vision loss that cannot be corrected with glasses, surgery or medication.  NewView is also the largest employer of blind and vision impaired Oklahomans in the state.  We help blind and vision impaired Oklahomans of all ages remain independent where they live, learn, work and play.  Through assessment, occupational therapy, training in assistive technology, on-the-job training and various programs, we help enhance the lives of those we serve.Our Tulsa and OKC Low Vision clinics offer possibilities and opportunities for people who are blind or vision impaired.

Patients receive a comprehensive vision assessment, followed by a variety of services that will allow them to remain independent.  
We never turn anyone away based on ability to pay.


RTY LAW

1214 East 33rd St.

Tulsa, OK 74105

918.200.9094

www.rtylaw.com

Focusing exclusively on estate planning, at RTY Law we think there is nothing more important than family. We believe providing for loved ones is not only a responsibility but a privilege. We would be honored in assisting your family with navigating the challenges of addressing long-term needs. 


THERAPY & BEYOND

308 N. Aspen Ave.

Broken Arrow, OK 74012

844.422.2669

www.therapyandbeyond.com

Therapy and Beyond provides intensive, 1:1 ABA and speech therapy for individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities both in-home and in-clinic.  Our individualized programs encourage family involvement and are designed on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis & Skinner’s Analysis of Verbal Behavior (VB) to focus on major areas of development including behavior, language, social, academic and self-help.  Give us a call to learn more about ABA as an effective and evidence-based treatment for autism.


THERAPYWORKS

7608 E. 91st St.

Tulsa, OK 74133     

918.663.0606

www.therapyworkstulsa.com

Working wonders in children’s lives for over 35 years, TherapyWorks offers physical, occupational and speech therapy at its outpatient clinic in Tulsa. TherapyWorks helps children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, sensory processing, Down syndrome, balance and coordination, orthotics, sports injuries, cerebral palsy, torticollis, fine motor skills, handwriting, speech, language, oral-motor skills, swallowing, feeding, picky eating, food allergies and intolerances and many more neurological and physical impairments. One-on-one treatment is provided by specialized, experienced pediatric therapists. To learn more about TherapyWorks, call 918.663.0606 or visit www.therapyworkstulsa.com. Tulsa’s oldest most respected pediatric clinic. We can work wonders in your child’s life. Call us today!


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