Movin' On in Montana is a transition seminar for high school students with disabilities who are considering college. It is hosted at the University of Montana by the Rural Institute for Inclusive Communities. Forty-eight Montana high school students have participated since 2015.
View this webinar from these expert presenters, all of whom have lived experience as self-advocates, to discover ways of teaching these skills to others and fostering them in yourself.
November 29th Webinar: Self-Advocacy: Speaking Up for What You Want and Need
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 from 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM MST
Do you know someone transitioning into adulthood that could use support building self-advocacy skills?
Fulfilling the WIOA Mandate of Competitive Integrated Employment (Pre-ETS).
December 8, 2016 from 3:30-5 MST
The first Pre-ETS webinar of the school year is coming up
November 14, 2016 (Monday morning) 9:00am - noon (FREE brunch)!
St. Francis Catholic Church Reception Center, 411 S 5th St, Hamilton, MT 59840
Help parents/caregivers of children with special needs and friends connect & ask questions related to any family, school, medical, or life issues
RSVP required by Monday, November 7 at http://RSVP.PLUK.ORG, or to receive follow-up information if you are not able to join in person.
The Latest in Alzheimer's Research An Alzheimer’s Association presentation
Offered for clinicians, researchers, students, aging-services providers, and caregivers.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 9:00 - 10:00am
Skaggs Building Foyer Coffee and conversation with Dr. Hartley10:00 - 11:00am Skaggs, room 114
No cost to attend. Registration is apprecieated. Visit alz.org/montana or call 800=272-3900
"AUCD is a network of people, with and without disabilities, who are passionate about growing the next generation of leaders and driving positive change for people with disabilities and their families. In this video, learn about the nationwide network of AUCD centers and programs, and the many ways they work to improve our communities. Join us as we work together to advance the well-being of all people with disabilities and their families."
Montana Disability & Health Update: Montanans living with disability experience poorer health compared to those living without disability. Healthy People 2020 (HP2020) “...provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans.”
Living Well and Working Well with a Disability: Two programs provided by Montana Centers for Independent Living to help people realize meaningful life goals. like employment, through peer support and improved health. Working Well builds on the concepts introduced in the Living Well program but focuses on improving health in preparation for, or maintaining, employment.
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."
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