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  • Diabetes Management for Self- Advocates
    It’s Your Diabetes, But You are Not Alone.

    34 Million adults in the U.S are living with diabetes.
    Get a checkup every 3 months, or as often as your doctor tells you.
    At least once a year, have your kidneys test, get a foot check and eye exam.

    Watch these fun videos to learn from self-advocates about ways to …

  • Webinar: COVID SEP – How is it different?
    Join the American Association on Health & Disability (AAHD) for a webinar on March 24, 2021 at 2:00 PM ET entitled “COVID SEP – How is it different?”. This webinar will address how the COVID Special Enrollment Period (SEP) is different from usual SEPs. It will explore the specifics of how the COVID SEP works …
  • New Report: Disability and Chronic Disease in MT
    NEW Montana Disability and Health Program report examines disability and chronic disease in Montana.
    Having a disability does not mean an individual is not healthy or cannot be healthy. However, people with disabilities experience higher rates of chronic disease and other health disparities compared to those without disabilities. By identifying these disparities, health care programs …
  • Archived Webinar: Increasing Inclusive Fitness Opportunities Under the Big Sky

    We hope you enjoy this National Public Health Webinar.
    Title: Increasing Inclusive Fitness Opportunities Under the Big Sky
    Recorded Date: Tuesday February 23, 2021 from 10:00-11:00 A.M. MST
    What is it about: This webinar is about adaptive recreation technologies and programs that support people with disabilities. Through examples from Montana, people across the nation can discover new ways to explore the …

  • Georgia Tech: COVID-19 Accessible Resources for People with Disabilities
    Georgia Tech: COVID-19 Accessible Resources for People with Disabilities The Georgia Tech Center for Inclusive Design and Innovation (CIDI), with funding from the CDC Foundation and technical assistance from CDC is adapting COVID-19 materials into accessible formats for people with disabilities. The project has created a microsite to house all of the materials which has …
  • Archived Webinar: Achieving Health Equity with Inclusive Interdisciplinary Walk/Move Audits
    We hope you enjoy this National Public Health Webinar.
    Title: Achieving Health Equity with Inclusive Interdisciplinary Walk/Move Audits.
    When: Friday July 24, 2020 from 12-1:30 pm EST (10-11:30 am MST)
    What it is about: During this webinar you will join national and local leaders in a virtual conversation about their interdisciplinary research and advocacy-based perspectives to create inclusive, …
  • Advice for Teaching with a Chronic Illness
    Advice for Teaching with a Chronic Illness: The STEPS guide helps teachers understand their rights under the American Disabilities Act, decide who at school to tell about their condition, and find ways to overcome the teaching challenges their specific condition presents. It also features powerful advice from a teacher who has lost her hair due …
  • COVID-19 Information and Resources
    Montana Updates and Resources
    Resources related to the Governor of the State of Montana, Mr. Steve Bullock, executive order declaring a state of emergency to exist within the state of Montana related to the communicable disease COVID-19, also known as coronavirus (March 12, 2020).
    Updates for Montanans are available through these options:
    COVID-19 phone line: 1-888-333-0461
    COVID-19 questions for …
  • Celebrating the 5th Anniversary of the ABLE Act: Legislation that Gives People with Disabilities the Ability to Save Money
    On December 19th, Montanans will join the 5th anniversary celebrations of the U.S. ABLE Act. The Stephen Beck, Jr. Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act recognizes the late Mr. Beck, who paved the way for a better life for his daughter, Natalie, and for individuals like Natalie, by empowering millions of eligible Americans to …
  • Call to action!

    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 Us Without Us” communicates the notion that no policy or practice
    should be created without full …

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