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Our blog discusses social security disability benefits and our law firm serves people in Bixby, Broken Arrow, Jenks, Owasso and Tulsa, Oklahoma.

What Is Tulsa Doing to Help the Disabled Rejoin the Workforce?

Tulsa World recently reported on a program designed to help disabled people in Tulsa receive the training they need to qualify for jobs. The program, which is called the Visual Service Assistive Technology Lab, was developed to help those who are visually impaired or blind acquire the skills they need to find work. The Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services, which is Oklahoma’s employment agency for persons with disabilities, is behind the program. How Does the Program Help Disabled People Rejoin the Workforce? Regardless of the disability level of a person, there is help available for them at the Assistive Technology Lab. The office provides blind and visually impaired individuals with assistive technology and trains them to use it. Assistive technology includes any system or piece of equipment that helps people with disabilities improve their functionality. In the case of the visually impaired and blind this includes items such as braille…
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Tulsa Ranked 129th in the Country for People with Disabilities

Oklahoma may have some work to do when it comes to being a destination for people with disabilities. According to the website Wallethub.com, the state only had two cities rank among the top 150 in the country when it comes to affordability, jobs, schools and attractions for the disabled. The website placed Oklahoma City 38th in the country in its rankings of the best cities for a person with disabilities to live in, while Tulsa ranked 129th. The rankings were based on three factors—economic environment, quality of life and health care—to determine cities with the “most suitable” living situations for individuals with disabilities. Among the criteria was the rate of employed people with disabilities to park accessibility. The top three cities included Overland Park, Kansas, and Peoria and Scottsdale, Arizona. According to the website Wallethub.com, Oklahoma City ranked third for its economic environment, 67th for its quality of life and…
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Where Can I Find A Jenks Social Security Disability Attorney?

Jenks is a city located in Tulsa County, Oklahoma with an estimated population of more than 17,000 people. It is one of the fastest growing cities in the state and is nestled along the Arkansas River and U.S. Route 75. The Midland Valley Railroad, between Tulsa and Muskogee, established Jenks in 1904 as a community site. It was named after William Henry Jenks, the owner of the Midland Valley Railroad. Early industry included petroleum, as there were major discoveries made in the area resulting in oil depots. Current major employers in Jenks include Kimberly-Clark, which built a manufacturing facility in the city in the 1980s. Other prominent employers include Green Country Energy, Public Service Company, Tulsa Winch and Continental Wire Cloth. Popular attractions in Jenks include the Oklahoma Aquarium, and the city’s downtown shops, boutiques and restaurants. The city has been nicknamed the “Antique Capital of Oklahoma” because of its…
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