Publications

 

Montana Disability and Health Program: Living Well under the Big Sky
Publications on Health and Disability


Reports
Research Progress Reports
/ Rural Practice Guidelines
Journal Articles / Books
Manuals
Brochures
Multimedia Events / Video / Audio
Presentations
Maps


Reports

Sustainability Plan PDF

2012-2015 Strategic Plan PDF

Montana Disability and Health Updates, 2011

  • Issue 1 — Distance and Modes of Transportation to Personal Physician/Health Care Provider: 2005 Montana Behavioral  Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) Results, November 2008  HTML  PDF
  • Issue 3 — The Health Status of Montana Adults with and without Disability: Results from the 2003-2010 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Surveys  PDF  text only
  • Issue 4 — Healthy People 2010 Results for Adult Montanans with and without Disabilities  PDF  text only
  • Issue 5 — Living Well with a Disability Improves Health and Saves Money  PDF  text only
  • Issue 7 — The USDA Dietary Guidelines and MyPlate Food Guidance Systems are Good Nutrition for People with Disabilities   PDF  text only
  • Issue 9 – Analysis of the combined 2006-2009 BRFSS survey results for disability among American Indian / Alaska Natives PDF

2011-2012 Montana Mammography Directory  PDF  text only

Montana Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan, 2006-2011

MTDH Updates & Accomplishments, 2006-2010 PDF

Montana Heart Disease and Stroke State Plan 2006-2010

Montana Nutrition and Physical Activity State Plan to Prevent Obesity and Other Chronic Diseases 2006 – 2010

Montana Strategic Plan: 2006-2010Montana Strategic Plan: 2006-2010 Executive Summary

2008 Report of Behavioral Health Risks In Montana: Survey Results From The Montana Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System  PDF;  Summary Chart: Public Health Report Finding Relevant to Montanans with Disabilities  PDF

Creating a Model Using GIS to Assess Accessible Transportation Options in Missoula, Montana  PDF, a report funded and published by Easter Seals Project ACTION, September 2007

Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) And CVD Risk Factors Among Montana American Indians With And Without Disability  Montana Clinical Communication Surveillance Report, April-June 2006.  PDF

Assessing Disability and Secondary Health Conditions of Montana Adults: Results from the 2001 and 2003 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Surveys  PDF

Health Status of Adult Montanans in Supported & Semi-Independent Living Arrangements, June 2001

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Research Progress Reports / Rural Practice Guidelines

Improving Individuals’ Nutrtitional Health with MENU-AIDDs, Success Story, 2012 PDF

Fitness Professionals Promote Inclusive Exercise and Physical Activity Statewide, Success Story, 2011  PDF

Living Well with a Disability Improves Health and Saves Money, Success Story, 2011  PDF

Visitability Testimonies Increase Affordable, Accessible Housing in Montana, Success Story, 2011  PDF

Montana Elementary Physical Education Teachers’ Perceived Self-Efficacy Toward Teaching Children with Orthopedic Impairments: Do Teachers Feel Competent?  November 2011  PDF

Peer Support in Centers for Independent Living: What Do We Know?  June 2011   PDF

Findings from a Study of the Working Well with a Disability Program  Sept 2010  PDF

Working Well with a Disability: Research Progress Report, 2009 PDF

Visitability, Updated 2009

The Wise Choices Food Pyramid: What if We Did Compare Apples and Oranges? 2008 PDF

Building the Case: Health Promotion for Vocational Rehabilitation Consumers
Rural Disability and Rehabilitation Research Progress Report #38, December 2007

Tele-Health Promotion for Rural People with Disabilities: Toward a Technology Assisted Peer-Support Model Rural Disability and Rehabilitation Research Progress Report #37, September 2007

Rural Women with Disabilities and Depression, Part One: Characteristics and Treatment Patterns
Rural Disability and Rehabilitation Research Progress Report #36, July 2007

Rural Independent Living and Physical Therapy: Exploring Collaborations Rural Disability and Rehabilitation Research Progress Report #33, 2006

Working Well with a Disability: Project Update, 2005

Nutrition for Individuals with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities: Nutrition Standards of Care for Use by Personal Assistants, Service Providers, Healthcare Providers,  Nutrition Professionals, and Family Members, 2005

Eat Well to Feel Well: Your Plan for Good Health, 2005

Oral Health Program for Adults with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities: Results of a Pilot Study  Rural Disability and Rehabilitation Research Progress Report #30, 2004 PDF Text Only

Oral Health and Hygiene: Priorities for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities  Rural Disability and Rehabilitation Research Progress Report #29, 2004

Characteristics of the Montana Direct Service Labor Market  Rural Disability and Rehabilitation Research Progress Report #27, 2004

Montana Providers of Adult Developmental Disabilities Services: Direct Service Staff Demographics, Job Characteristics and Job Satisfaction  Report #26, 2004

Montana Providers of Services to Adults with Developmental Disabilities: Urban/Rural Characteristics, and Direct Service Staff Turnover Rates and Replacement Costs  Report #25,  2004

Linking Health, Secondary Conditions and Employment Outcomes Report #24, 2004

Living Well and Medicaid: Better Health for Consumers, Lower Costs for States  Report #23, 2004

Food On Film©: An Innovative Method for Recording Food Intake of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities or Communication Difficulties Report #22, 2004

The Prevalence and Treatment of Pain among Rural Medicaid Beneficiaries with Disabilities: Report #21, 2004

Pain as a Secondary Condition Experienced by Rural Medicaid Beneficiaries with Disabilities: Report #20, 2004

Living Well with a Disability: An Update, Report #19, 2004

Using Commodities and Canned Foods in Group Homes for Adults with Disabilities, 2004

Involving People with Disabilities as Members of Advisory Groups, 2004

Barriers and Best Practices: Marketing Health Promotion for People with Disabilities, 2003

Marketing Health Promotion for People with Disabilities, Report #18, 2003

Direct Service Staff Turnover in Supported Living Arrangements: Preliminary Results and Observations, Report #17, 2002

Nutrition and Disability: Report #14, 2002

Living Well Could Save $31 Million Annually, Report #7, 2001

Cost-Effectiveness of Living Well with a Disability, Report #6, 1999

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Journal Articles / Books

List of Journal Articles

List of Books

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Manuals

Community Activated Living Well: A Guide for Implementing the Living Well with a Disability Health Promotion Workshop for Community Members who have Disabilities, 2005   PDF

Introduction to the Living Well Curriculum  PDF;  Goal-Setting Chapters  PDF

Preventing and Managing Secondary Conditions with Adult Montanans Who have Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities: Health Resource Guide

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Brochures

Visit-ability: Basic Access in Every New Home Built for the Open Market

Living Well Under the Big Sky Brochure   PDF

EWM, The Right to Know, Screening Saves Lives   PDF

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Multimedia Events / Video / Audio

R-5, Center for Independent Living Services and Their Effect on Community Participation: Measuring CIL Services. KU Research & Training Center on Independent Living (Video).

Every Woman Matters: Portraits of Montana Women Living With Disabilities.  A muti-media event developed for installation at statewide community events to launch CDC’s Right To Know campaign, 2009.

Living Well with a Disability Peer Mentoring Training Session 1 (MP3 audiofile)

Living Well with a Disability Peer Mentoring Training Session 2 (MP3 audiofile)

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PowerPoint and Poster Presentations

Montana Disability and Health Program Long Term Care Conference, September 17-18, 2009, Missoula:

Disability and Health and the Prevention of Secondary Conditions: The Importance of Case Management, Service Provider and Peer Support Partnerships (Powerpoint presentation, posted October 26, 2009)

A Brief History of Disability and Health, Peer Support, and Case Management: Merging Paths (Powerpoint Presentation in PDF format, posted October 26, 2009)

Montana CIL Disability and Health Panel  (Powerpoint presentation, posted October 26, 2009)

Peer Support & Secondary Condition Management: Research Report  (Powerpoint presentation, posted October 26, 2009)

The Role of Assistive Technology (AT) in Improving Health and Wellness of Individuals with Disabilities (Powerpoint presentation, posted October 26, 2009)

Mammography Training in Great Falls, MT – Benefis Healthcare West Campus, July 31st, 2008 (PowerPoint presentation in PDF format, posted August 20, 2008)

Visit-Ability: Basic Access in Every New Home Presented on February 19, 2008, in Missoula, Montana by Eleanor Smith, Founder of Concrete Change and the Visitability movement (PowerPoint presentation in PDF format)

Visitability: A National Perspective, Local Possibilities Presented on February 20, 2008, in Helena, Montana by Eleanor Smith, Founder of Concrete Change and the Visitability movement (PowerPoint presentation in PDF format)

Wellness Club Poster Presentation, American Public Health Association 135th Annual Meeting & Expo, November 3-7, 2007, Washington, DC (Posted on the APHA web site)

Materials Supporting Education and Nutrition for Adults with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities (MENU-AIDDs) Poster presentation at American Public Health Association 135th Annual Meeting & Expo, Washington, DC, November 4-7, 2007.

Why Personal Assistant Staff Leave: Factors that Increase Turnover Presented at “Evidence-based Policy and Practice”, 2005 American Public Health Association Conference and Exposition, Philadelphia, December 10-14, 2005. PDF format (Posted 2/22/06)

Living Well with a Disability Symposium: Development, Implementation and Evaluation of a Nationally Recognized Health Promotion Intervention for Adults with Disabilities Presented at “Navigating Our Future: Aligning Strategies and Science”, the 2nd National Conference of the National Center on Birth Defects, Developmental Disabilities, Disability and Health and Inheritable Blood Disorders, Washington DC, July 26-28, 2004. PDF format (Posted 8/16/04)

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Maps

U.S. Census 2000: Montana Percent of the Population 21 Years and Over with a Disability (Montana Overall: 21.1%)  PDF

U.S. Census 2000: Montana Number of People 21 Years and Over with a Disability (Montana Overall: 130,621)  PDF

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