Aietah L Stephens, MS
Disclosures: Nothing to disclose - 01/19/2022

Aietah Stephens is the State Director for Sooner SUCCESS in the Department of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics located at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Aietah has worked at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center for over 17 years.  She has experience in helping families raising a child with special needs, public health program coordination, community inclusion and engagement.  Specifically a background in program development, public health school-based programs, prevention program evaluation and community coalition experience to promote health and wellness initiatives on a community level. She is currently serving on the Department of Development and Behavioral Pediatrics Administration Team, Canadian Region Transition Team, and the Oklahoma Caregiver Coalition. She earned a Master of Science degree in Student Personnel Services from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, a Bachelor of Science degree, double major, in Communications and Indian Studies from the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma in Chickasha, Oklahoma, and an Associate of Arts degree in Liberal Arts from Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas. She is an enrolled member of the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma. She and her husband Lancer are blessed to have four children, their oldest daughter has a rare chromosome anomaly. As a parent, Aietah is passionate and understands the important role and mission that Sooner SUCCESS strives to fulfill. Sooner SUCCESS works with families one on one in their community to provide supports for the families while working towards more inclusive communities.