The Montana Disability and Health Program is organized to respond to the health priorities of Montanans with disabilities across the life course. Disability has been defined by the 2005 Surgeon General’s Call to Action as “a feature of the body, mind or senses that can affect a person’s daily life.”

News

  • How can our differences make the difference?

    How can our differences make the difference for the future of health? Our lifestyle, background and environment can reveal insights about our health that, through research, may lead to better ways to tailor health for all of us. The All of Us research Program is a nationwide research program that aims to learn more about …

  • We’re all human, but we’re not all the same.
    We’re all human, but we’re not all the same. Treatment and care should be based on our individual needs. People with disabilities know all too well that the “one-size-fits-all” method to treatment is not effective. Each person is unique and requires individualized treatment and care. Like if you agree! Join All of Us
  • Call to Action!
    Why should you participate in the All of Us Research program?
    The Rural Institute for Inclusive Communities and the American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) is calling on all people with disabilities to learn more about and consider involvement in the Nation Institutes of Health’s (NIH) All of Us Research Program. The slogan “Nothing About …

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Events

  • Enduring webinar event: Reaching People with Disabilities Through Patient Navigation: Supportive Access to Healthcare Coverage Please join us for this 1.5 hour webinar from the National Disability Navigator Resource Collaborative (NDNRC) at the American Association on Health Disability.
    Disclosure Information –
    This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
    Criteria for Successful Completion: Completion of Posttest with …
  • Broaden your knowledge, help more people!  
    Inclusive Fitness Training Workshop, Missoula, MT (POSTPONED)
    What is inclusive Fitness?
    Fitness professionals must understand how to ensure people who may have a physical, sensory or
    cognitive disability feel welcome and receive appropriate and individualized guidance in order to meet their physical activity and fitness goals, whether in a health club, outdoor and/ or home-based setting.
    What will I …
  • 2017 HRSA Virtual Behavioral Health Conference  
    The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW), Division of Nursing and Public Health (DNPH) is hosting a behavioral health workforce virtual conference to highlight the accomplishments, best practices, and lessons learned from HRSA’s behavioral health workforce programs.
    The conference aims to showcase innovative academic and training approaches used by behavioral health …

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Success Story Spotlight

  • Promoting inclusive community health initiatives About one out of five people in the United States lives with some type of disability, including physical, vision, mental health, cognitive, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and other health conditions that cause limitations in one or more major life activities. In 2014, Montanans with disabilities self-rated their overall health as fair/poor (41%), indicating a substantially …

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