(Tuesday, May 21, 2013)
In response to yesterday’s tornado, the Oklahoma Healthcare Authority, the J. D. McCarty Center, Action Seating and Mobility and other healthcare providers in the area, are coming together to assist children and adults with special needs who are affected.
If you have a specialized piece of mobility or medical equipment that has been damaged or destroyed by the tornado, call the J. D. McCarty Center at 405.307.2800, and ask to speak to someone in DME triage. They will help you get equipment repaired or obtain loaner equipment, while arrangements for permanent replacement equipment can be made.
If you have a child with special needs and need temporary assistance in caring for that child please contact the McCarty Center and ask to speak to someone in social work.
McCarty Center offering free storytime program May 18
(Saturday, May 18, 2013)
Children in the community are invited to attend a free storytime program on May 18 at the J.D. McCarty Center that will feature children's yoga, cooperative play and snacks.
The program is open to kids who are in pre-kindergarten to second grade and will take place from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the center at 2002 E. Robinson St. in Norman.
The featured book is "Not A Box," and activities will be geared toward themes in the book.
The deadline to register for the program is May 13. To sign up, contact Tiffany Sullivan, a speech-language pathologist at the center, at 573-5336 or by
email: Tiffany Sullivan
To view Storytime Program PDF, click HERE
The center's speech-language pathology department is hosting the program to celebrate "Better Hearing and Speech Month," which is recognized each May. The McCarty Center specializes in the care and treatment of children with developmental disabilities and provides medical care and physical, occupational, speech and language therapy for children on an inpatient and outpatient basis.
The J. D. McCarty Center is Oklahoma's center of excellence
in the care and treatment of children with developmental disabilities from
birth to age 21. The McCarty Center provides the physical, occupational,
speech and language therapy that these children need to reach their highest
level of functionality and independence.
For more information about the McCarty Center visit