Enhancing possibilities for people with disabilities

OKFD Faces Newsletter / Summer 2013

OKFD Faces Newsletter / Summer 2013

I do not know if the television show Family Feud is still on the air, but it’s famous “And the survey says” will forever be in our popular culture lexicon. Click here to read the entire... read more
OKFD Faces Newsletter / Spring 2013

OKFD Faces Newsletter / Spring 2013

When you think of autism, do you think of children? That’s normal, considering that the publicity surrounding the disorder is overwhelmingly focused on kids and families affected by autism. Click here to read the entire... read more

OKFD provides opportunities

NewsOK.com The Oklahoma Foundation for the Disabled was founded 52 years ago and serves about 100 clients from central Oklahoma. By Matt Patterson | Published: October …read more… Oklahoma Foundation for the Disabled provides opportunities,... read more
OKFD Faces Newsletter / Fall 2012

OKFD Faces Newsletter / Fall 2012

Our Impact Oklahoma Recreation Center is a lot brighter these days. Painter Brian Palmerrecently decorated the center’s two main activity rooms with giant graphic images depicting different sports. Click here to read the entire... read more
OKFD Faces Newsletter / Spring 2012

OKFD Faces Newsletter / Spring 2012

If it’s Thursday, it must be Foundation FunNite!,the only program of its kind in central Oklahoma, where adults with disabilities can gather weekly for an evening of fun,food, dancing, friendship, music, exercise and games. Click here to read the entire... read more
OKFD Faces Newsletter / Winter 2011

OKFD Faces Newsletter / Winter 2011

Have you seen one of our freshly-lettered OKFD vans and buses crisscrossing central Oklahoma recently? Were there lots of happy faces looking back at you through the windows? We hope so, as our clients love the transportation service we provide, and the freedom it gives them to attend OKFD programs at our headquarters facility, and to go on field trips throughout the week. Click here to read the entire... read more
OKFD Faces Newsletter / Summer 2011

OKFD Faces Newsletter / Summer 2011

Client scholarships help bridge the financial big gap that occurs when state funding falls short of the actual cost of the programs and services we provide.Scholarship funding is particularly important this year, as the state has cut our reimbursement for services by $10,000, and the cost of fuel for our buses and vans remains high. Click here to read the entire... read more
OKFD Faces Newsletter / Spring 2011

OKFD Faces Newsletter / Spring 2011

As executive director, Georgia Devening is the leading advocate for the services provided by OKFD. Her special passion for the organization’s clients started in the late 90’s when her brother, Gary Owen, enrolled as a client. Together, Georgia and Gary have witnessed and been part of many changes at OKFD, and they have both grown as individuals who have a special commitment to the organization and its clients. Click here to read the entire... read more
OKFD Faces Newsletter / Winter 2010

OKFD Faces Newsletter / Winter 2010

As we near the end of our 50th anniversary year, we feel emboldened by all that we have accomplished as a social services organization in 2010. We have enjoyed reconnecting with former volunteer leaders and clients, welcoming several new board members and starting construction on our recreation center. Click here to read the entire... read more