The Supplemental Security Income-Disabled Children’s Program (SSI-DCP) assists children from birth to age 18 who receive a Supplemental Security Income (SSI) - Disability Payment to receive assistance in getting needed equipment and services. This includes adaptive equipment and specialty formula for children from birth to age 18 and diapers from ages 4-18. SSI-DCP is funded by Title V, of the Social Security Act, Maternal Child Health Act, Children with Special Health Care Needs program.
Oklahoma Department of Human Services
2400 N Lincoln Blvd.
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Fax: (405) 522-3221
- Applicants must be under 18 years of age; and
- receiving SSI benefits.
AT Services Provided/Covered
- Information & Referral
- Locating Alternate Funding
- Fabrication of Devices
AT Devices Provided/ Covered
- Aids for Daily Living
- Mobility/Seating & Positioning
- Recreation & Leisure Devices
- Vehicle Modifications
How to Get the AT
- Contact your county office of the Department of Human Services (DHS).
Pieces of the Puzzle
- This program assists children from birth to age 18 who receive a Supplemental Security Income (SSI) - Disability Payment to receive assistance in getting needed equipment and services.
- This includes adaptive equipment and specialty formula for children from birth to age 18. Diapers are available from ages 4-18 based on a written denial from SoonerCare.
- An education or healthcare professional who works with the child must recommend the services or adaptive equipment needed. Computer or computer software is not in the scope of the program. SSI-DCP funds for eligible families may be available to access the Respite Voucher Program, which provides financial assistance in the form of vouchers to families to pay for respite care so the caregiver can take a break.
- When the family appears to be eligible for the Respite Voucher Program, the worker advises the family to call a designated number to request a respite voucher application.
Dispute Resolution Process
- The family may request a fair hearing within 30 days from the date of the notice of a denial by completing a Request for a Fair Hearing.
- Contact a worker in the local Human Services Centers to complete a H.1 Form (Hearing Request).
- The appeals process will be handled by the local Human Services Center.
- All guidelines for the appeals process will be governed by Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS) policy 340:2-5-60.