Know Your Rights (Deaf community resources)
The OSBMLS has jurisdiction over the following professionals: Medical Doctors (MD), Physician’s Assistants (PA), Physical Therapists (PT), Physical Therapy Assistants (TA), Occupational Therapists (OT), Occupational Therapy Assistants (OA), Anesthesiologist Assistants (AA), Athletic Trainers (AT), Registered Electrologists (RE), Respiratory Care Practitioners (RC), Licensed Dietitians (LD), Pedorthists (LPED), Orthotists/Prosthetists (LO/LPR), and Radiologist Assistants (RA). We also contract our investigative services for Podiatrists (DPM) and Perfusionists (LP).Read More
The Attorney General’s Office has been part of Oklahoma’s state government since 1907 when Charles West became Oklahoma’s first Attorney General. Attorney General Scott Pruitt is the sixteenth person to hold the office. By statute, the Attorney General’s Office provides legal counsel and representation for state agencies and employees. The office also represents the interests of Oklahoma consumers, the state’s natural resources, and Oklahoma crime victims. The Attorney General’s office has multiple units dedicated to carrying out the mission and duties of the office.
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services: Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is a national law that protects qualified individuals from discrimination based on their disability. The nondiscrimination requirements of the law apply to employers and organizations that receive financial assistance from any Federal department or agency, including the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). These organizations and employers include many hospitals, nursing homes, mental health centers and human service programs.Read More
Striving for an America free of discrimination against people with disabilities, where they are valued, integrated members of society with full access to education, homes, health care, jobs, and families.
- File an ACLU violation complaint through the Oklahoma ACLU office
- Urge the DOJ to provide critical guidance on how the police engage with the Deaf