Who Is Eligible?
Oklahomans of all ages with a documented disability of:
- hard of hearing
- low vision
- use of a mobility device
To qualify, applicants must have a professional attest to their disability as part of their completed application.
How Do You Apply?
The Oklahoma Assistive Technology Foundation (OkAT) has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to install smoke alarms and alert equipment in the homes of individuals with a disability. OkAT partners with Oklahoma ABLE Tech and Fire Protection Publications at Oklahoma State University to offer this free program to Oklahomans.
- Installation of smoke alarms and alert equipment in the home
- Equipment will include a bed shaker and very loud, low-frequency bedside alert signal; and, in some homes, a strobe light to alert individuals who are deaf in the event of a fire
- Help with planning a home fire drill
- Assistance with a home safety survey to prevent fires, burns, falls, and other common home injuries