As part of the University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDDs), we share a vision that all Americans with disabilities, participate fully in their communities.Read more about the Rural Institute
Register now for the Montana Youth in Transition Conference, to be held November 5-7, 2014, in Missoula!
The Rural Institute Consumer Advisory Council is recruiting a representative from the Montana Developmental Disabilities Program, as well as individuals with developmental disabilities from the north and south central areas of the state to serve on the council.
The advisory council helps various Rural Institute projects determine necessary and appropriate activities, establish priorities, develop work plans, craft products, deliver training, and conduct evaluation activities. Term lengths run for 12 months and may be renewed. Meetings are held quarterly; one meeting is face-to-face (generally in Missoula or Helena) and the other three are conference calls. In addition, council members may be asked to serve on work groups or task forces, which could require additional meetings by conference call.
Upcoming RHI Webinar!
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
10:00 to 11:00 A.M. MTN
Register at: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/396049714
Join us to learn about two community-based programs that support the health, quality of life, and participation of people living with disabilities in Montana.
Access to healthcare is both a common rural healthcare problem and a specific problem for people with disabilities. When these two challenges are combined, the individual with a disability who lives in a rural area confronts additional barriers to receiving the quality of care that support health, quality of life, and participation in rural communities.