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Oklahoma Advocates Involved in Monitoring  

Ensuring a high quality of life.

Oklahoma Advocates Involved in Monitoring, better known as OK AIM, is the independent component of the system created by the State of Oklahoma to ensure that people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) live quality lives and receive the best possible community-based residential services.

Monitors make the OK AIM program work. Monitors participate in the program because they believe Oklahomans with IDD who live in community-based residences funded by the state should be empowered to make their own choices. All OK AIM monitors are reimbursed for their services and work with our OK AIM field coordinators, who are based in Tulsa.

Monitoring visits give monitors the opportunity to observe the quality of life inside a residence, then report those findings to OK AIM staff. During a home visit, a team of two monitors will evaluate four distinct areas:

  1. Regard for the Individual
  2. Personal Growth
  3. Staff
  4. Physical Setting

Written responses are sent to monitors so they know when unsatisfactory items they may have reported are corrected, improved or changed. This feedback contributes to the survey finding that 95 percent of all OK AIM monitors believe their visits result in real differences in the lives of those who they monitor.

Oklahomans with IDD, members of their families, and interested Oklahomans are welcome and encouraged to enroll as OK AIM monitors. Monitors receive training and materials that prepare them to make monitoring visits.

Monitors are needed in all parts of the state to make visits.

If you would like to register as an OK AIM monitor or just want more information, please fill in and submit the form below and an OK AIM coordinator will contact you soon.

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For more information, contact SFigueroa@TheArcOK.org or call the OK AIM Coordinator at (918) 582-8272.