Supporting Parents with Disabilities


Contact Information

Lisa Simmons


Online Training Modules to Support Parents with Disabilities

Parenting Against all Odds: Parenting Blind

Expecting, Episode 202 - Stacy & Erik / Tia & Tre

A pair of first-time parents navigate the challenges of being pregnant in a wheelchair, while a couple juggling life with a toddler turn date night into a unique gender reveal for their second child.  Expecting, Episode 202 - Stacy & Erik / Tia & Tre

Disabled Parents: An Introduction for CPS Workers


Supporting Oklahoma Parents with Disabilities Program

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DHS Region 1 (yellow) - Deana Wilson
DHS Region 2 (orange) – Janet Wilson
DHS Region 3 (red) - Lori Wathen
DHS Region 4 (green) –
DHS Region 5 (blue) – Erin Strayhorn
View and Print Supporting Parents with Disabilties Flyer 

Ways community members can get involved

Sooner SUCCESS would love to hear from you!

Please contact project coordinator Lisa Simmons at

  1. If you are interested in learning more about the project.
  2. If you would like an copy of our PDF resource guide filled with ideas, resources, and strategies to help support parents with disabilities.
  3. If you are a parent with a disability or an interested professional who would like to become a member of one of our regional resource teams.  We are creating 5 teams.  One for each colored area in the map above.  These teams will serve as "think tanks" to help professionals creatively solve problems as they support parents with different types of disabilities.
  4. If you are a parent with a disability and would like to share your story with us.   This helps us to identify what challenges families in Oklahoma are facing and what supports and resources are the most helpful.