Quote of the Day 8/11/2014

“If you get cancer — any type of cancer — you get sent to a cancer center and get everything you need. That’s not how it works with developmental and intellectual disabilities, and no one is there to explain it to you.”

-Michael Turner, a Tulsa parent of a child with developmental disabilities. Oklahoma Medicaid in-home nursing services have been cut under a new review process, leaving the Turners and other families scrambling for recourse (Source: http://bit.ly/1A6ppJi).


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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