Free Smoke Alarms and Alert Equipment for Oklahomans with a Disability
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.*
- Installation of smoke alarms and alert equipment in the home
- Equipment will include a bed shaker and very loud, lowfrequency 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
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.