Links Mentioned On Sept. 3, 2020


Thursday, September 3rd 2020, 3:28 am
By: News 9


OKDHS Disability Services

Those with developmental disabilities in Oklahoma will soon see $1.9 million in an effort to help.

The money was provided by Senate Bill 1932, to aid Oklahoma Human Services (OKDHS) in their mission to serve individuals on their waitlist. 

To apply for services through DDS, please visit the website.

Help For Lake Charles Woman

The devastation from Hurricane Laura is being felt here in Oklahoma.

A woman from the Lake Charles area is visiting family near Inola. While Oklahomans are already helping with the recovery effort, those living in Louisiana need more help.

If you want to help out, you can email Kasie Denny-Thornton at kec13_13@hotmail.com, as well as find other relief efforts through the Red Cross, donations for NOLA Ready, and Louisiana Volunteer and Relief Organizations.

OU Protest

Students at the University of Oklahoma are protesting Thursday what they're calling inadequate preparation and response from the university to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The rally starts at 12:30 p.m. in front of Evans Hall.

Click here to view a full list of the demands from the students.

DDS Hiring

The Disability Determination Services division is hiring Disability Determination Specialist to serve disabled Oklahomans applying for benefits.

DDS said its looking for people who can multitask, are organized and motivated.

Anyone with questions can email HR@okdrs.gov.