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Spotlight on Special Needs



October 28, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.


OU-Tulsa, 4502 E. 41st St.


Spotlight on Special Needs, presented by TulsaKids, is a free and open-to-the-public event that will feature four speakers as well as informational and resource booths providing products related to behavioral, physical, developmental or emotional special needs. The speakers will present information on communicating with schools on IEPs; finding support and resources through the Oklahoma Parents Center, and more.



Sherilyn Walton, LCSW, Family Support Coordinator, TARC

​Topic: IEPs and Communicating with Schools

Rod Yancy, RTY Law

Topic: Special Needs Trusts

Sharon Coppedge Long, Executive Director, Oklahoma Parents Center


Amy Synar, Oklahoma Parents Center

Topic: Understanding and Connecting With Resources and Services for Children With Special Needs

Claudette L. Grinnell-Davis, Assistant Professor, Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work, OU-Tulsa 

Topic: The Importance of Self-care for Parents Caring for Children with Special Needs

Community and Supporting Partners:



Therapy & Beyond

Booth Partners: 

The Bridges Foundation Summer Camp

Building All Children

CALM Center

Camp Barnabas

Camp Perfect Wings

​The Children's Hospital at Saint Francis

Center for Language and Autism Support Services (CLASS) Tulsa

Champions Special Ministries

Citizen CPR

Down Syndrome Association of Tulsa

Glad Wags Service Dogs

Greenhouse Pediatric Therapy

​Hope's Crossing Camp

Home Therapy Resources

K12, Inc.

Lead Learn Live

NewView Oklahoma

Oklahoma Parents Center

Pathways Therapy Center

Sooner Success

Sprouts Child Development



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