Oklahoma Association on Higher Education and Disability

About Us

OK-AHEAD is an affiliate chapter of AHEAD.  OK-AHEAD continues its mission for disability service providers and the students they serve to further full participation for individuals with disabilities in Oklahoma post-secondary education through collaboration, information dissemination, advocacy, professional and policy development, and research.



As a local affiliate of AHEAD, OK-AHEAD and its members represent a diverse network of professionals who actively address disability issues for students while they attend higher education institutions.

AHEAD and OK-AHEAD are active in all facets of promoting full and equal participation of individuals with disabilities in higher education and support the systems of this important mission by encouraging more voices to be heard.

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OK-AHEAD offers post-secondary scholarships to Oklahoma students with disabilities. 

Scholarships may be awarded to students with disabilities who attend a college, university, or career tech.

Students can complete and submit the application using the Word doc or Google Form below.

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New Membership Rates Start 7/1/2021

OK-AHEAD membership rates will increase starting July 1st, 2021. Click on the Membership button below to see the new rates.

Institutional Membership: This membership level starts at $100 annually and covers designated employees from a single or multiple campus setting.

  • Institutional Level 1 (1-3 people): $100 annually

  • Institutional Level 2 (4-8 people):  $150 annually

    • $10 for each additional person after 8​


Professional/Individual Membership: This membership level costs $50 annually and covers any employee in any arena related to disability services.


Affiliate/Student Membership: This membership level costs $25 annually and covers students, parents, advocates, and retired professionals.


Get in touch with OK-AHEAD to learn more about our work and how you can get involved.