INTEGRIS James R. Daniel Stroke Center

Support Groups in Oklahoma

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Stroke and Brain Injury Support Groups

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    Find a list of local support groups by state and town.
  • Citywide Stroke Support Group/OKC Brain Injury Support Group
    American Heart Association
    4120 W. Memorial Rd. (Glass Pyramid), #102, Oklahoma City, OK 73120
    Host: Dr. Jaelle Grellner
    Contact: Gary Bulmer, 405-271-845
    Meets 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month, 6-8 pm.
  • Norman Regional Stroke and Aphasia Support Group
    Norman Regional Hospital, Hospital Education Center
    901 N. Porter, Norman, OK 73070
    Contact: Lisa Robertson, M.S. CCC/SLP 405-307-1722
    Meets 3rd Wednesday, 2-3 p.m.
  • The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center College of Allied Health Aphasia Support and Communication Group
    1200 North Stonewall Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73117-1215
    Contact Dr. Jennifer Tetnowski 405.271.4214, x 6080
    Meets 1st Thursday at 8:30 a.m. and the 3rd Thursday at 6 p.m.
  • Brain Injury Support Group
    INTEGRIS Jim Thorpe Rehabilitation Hospital,
    Jones Education Classroom
    4219 S. Western Ave., Oklahoma City, OK 73109
    Contact Karen Bryan, OTR/L 405-644-5381
    Meets 4th Thursday of the month, 6-7:30 p.m.
  • Stroke Support Group-Center for Individuals w/Physical Challenges, Tulsa
    815 S. Utica Avenue, Tulsa, OK 74104, Classroom 31
    Contact: 918.584.8607
    Meets 4th Thursday of the month, 3:30-5 p.m.

Outpatient PT and OT – Metro

  • Jim Thorpe Rehabilitation – Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy
    • If insurance exhausted or no benefit, discounted self-pay rate – contact clinic of choice
    • Bioness – functional electrical stimulation – upper and lower extremities - currently only provider in OKC
    • Vital Stim Therapy – electrical stimulation with dysphagia or swallowing therapy – strengthen and restore function of swallow
    • Ekso bionic suit – wearable robot or exoskeleton enables lower-extremity paralysis or weakness to stand and walk
    • Lokomat – stationary robotic device to assist ability to walk
    • Speak Out! Oklahoma – originally speech therapy program for Parkinson’s - Stroke and TBI benefit by improved swallow, improved loudness/clarity of voice, improved cognition 405-810-0695
    • Aquatics Program – Exercise and water aerobics in warm water with decreased gravity allows increased ease of movement, relaxation of muscles, and decreased joint pain. For Scheduling Appointments, call 405-945-4500.
  • South – at Southwest Medical Center campus, Oklahoma City
    4219 S. Western, Oklahoma City, OK
  • North – Baptist Medical Center campus Oklahoma City
    5300 N. Independence, Oklahoma City, OK
  • INTEGRIS Cancer Institute, Oklahoma City
    5915 W. Memorial Road, Suite #210
  • INTEGRIS Canadian Valley Hospital, Yukon
    1201 Health Center Parkway, off I-40 West, Yukon
  • INTEGRIS Health Edmond
    4509 INTEGRIS Parkway, Suite #100 – off I-35N
  • Jim Thorpe Rehabilitation Services – Moore
    1401 SW 34th Street, Oklahoma City, OK
  • Jim Thorpe Rehabilitation Services – Lawton
    3201 W. Gore Blvd., Lawton, OK 73505| 580-250-5833
  • OU Med Center
    1200 Childrens Avenue, 2nd floor – OP Rehab Services Oklahoma City, OK 73104
    • PT/OT/Speech Therapy
    • Sliding Scale
    • Will see all patients
    • Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Valir PACE (Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly)
    721 NW 6th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73102 or 405-609-3688
    • PT/OT/ Speech therapy
    • Prescriptions at no cost
    • Transportation provided
    • Serves OKC and surrounding areas
    • Accepts Medicare/Medicaid/private pay

Outpatient Speech Therapy

  • UCO Speech and Hearing Clinic – Edmond, OK
    • 405-974-5419
    • Evaluation, Treatment and Screening – Consultation
    • Speech therapy – sliding scale/semester
    • University of Central OK campus – Edmond, OK
    • 14 week fall and spring session; 7 week summer
    • Waiting list – get on early
  • Jim Thorpe Rehab – Aphasia Clinic
    • 4100 S. Douglas Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK
    • 405-644-5445
    • Contact person Susan Dowell, MS, CCC-SLP
    • $75 for each 4-week session, including initial evaluation
  • John W. Keyes Speech and Hearing – OUHSC OKC
    1200 N. Stonewall, Oklahoma City, OK 73117
    • Speech therapy – $80/session, may bill insurance, can request sliding scale
    • Accept Medicare and Medicaid
    • Aphasia Clinic
    • 14-week fall and spring session; 7-week summer
    • Short waiting list – call to get on the list

Access to Social Security and Disability Information

Durable Medical Equipment and Assistive Technology

New View Oklahoma

4301 N. Classen Blvd, OKC, OK 73118
  • Specializes in visual changes from stroke and brain injury
  • Vision changes and perception
  • Visual Rehabilitation

Senior Resource Directory

Stroke Magazines

  • Sent at No Charge to stroke survivors and caregivers
  • Stroke Smart – National Stroke Association - 1-800-787-6537
  • Stroke Connection – American Stroke Association - 1-888-478-7653

Stroke Associations and Resources

RX for Oklahoma

  • 1-877-RX4-OKLA or 405-232-0199
  • Prescription assistance for uninsured OR underinsured in Oklahoma
  • Medicare and Medicaid
  • Pharmaceutical company provides