Planning Your Transition from Pediatric to Adult Health Care
This publication is designed for Montanans under age 30 living with special health care needs and/or a disability. It offers information about preparing for the transition from pediatric to adult health care, choosing medical providers, paying for services, taking responsibility for one’s own health, and much more.
Medical Home Portal
The Medical Home Portal is a unique source of reliable information about children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN), offering a “one-stop shop” for their families, physicians and medical home teams, and other professionals and caregivers
Agenda: To discuss updates of the IACC Strategic Plan on autism spectrum disorder (ASD) research and services activities.
Remote Access: The meetings will be remotely accessible by conference call. Members of the public who participate using the conference call phone number will be in listen-only mode.
Please visit the IACC Meetings page for the latest information about the meeting, remote access information, the agenda, materials and information.
FALL RISK SCREENING
Come learn how to prevent falls!
Each year, 1 in 3 adults aged 65+ fall. Most falls ARE preventable. Come learn about your individual fall risk factors and how to prevent falls for YOU!
Missoula Senior Center
Thursday, September 22
2PM - 4PM
Meet Tansisiton and Employment project - Featured Emerging Leader
BARCLAY - "Be yourself, and Enjoy Life"
By Lauren Beyer, Rural Institute Project Assistant
Barclay leads a life which is full of meaning. He is active, talented, and kind. I asked about his dreams, and he told me he wanted to keep enjoying his life and his freedom. When I asked what advice he would like to pass along to readers and others with disabilities, he said, emphatically: "Be yourself, and enjoy life."
Continue reading about Barclay
The Rural Institute for Inclusive Communities has been asked by our partners at the University of Washington to help them learn more about ASD and what causes it.
For additional information on how your family can help, please visit the SPARK website for questions and assistance.
The Rural Institute receives no fee or royalty for Montana participation. Our sole purpose is to share information and to be part of the solution.
Please visit the Montana Autism Center for more information about ASD in Montana, www.mtautism.org