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Improving life for rural Americans with disabilities

University of Montana Rural Institute

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Rural Institute Annual Report 2017Rural Institute (RI) is committed to creating better lives for rural people with disabilities and their families. With innovative services, training and research, RI strives to improve independence and participation of people with disabilities in everyday activities and all aspects of the community.

 

The Rural Institute is one of 67 University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD), funded by the U.S. Administration for Community Living.The national enrollment for the All of Us Research Program is open now!


CDC Gov statistic for disability

22.5% of adults in the U.S. have some type of disability
21.4% of adults in Montana have some type of disability

Disability costs in healthcare expenditures are $1.1 billion per year* in Montana.

https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/disabilityandhealth/impacts/montana.html

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