• Inclusive Health Training
    Inclusive Health Training Flyer (PDF)
    Special Olympics Montana and the Montana Disability and Health Program are hosting a virtual Inclusive Health Training. Attend two 1-hour sessions to help your organization advance health equity through the inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities.
    Register by April 14, 2023:
    Contact with questions.
  • March is Disability Awareness Month!
    March is Disability Awareness Month! Disability and health is the prevention of disease and the promotion of health among people with disabilities. We all must strive for accessible and inclusive design to support equal health opportunities. Read this poster to learn how you can take 3 steps toward accessible and inclusive design (PDF).
  • Diabetes Management for Self- Advocates
    This video project is a collaboration of 10 state disability and health programs: Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, Oregon, and South Carolina.

    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 …

  • 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 + Adaptive Recreation Resources

    Try Adaptive Recreation this Winter!!

    South central region:

    Alpine and X-country skiing with Ski Discovery and the Butte-Silver Bow Developmental Disabilities Council.
    Adaptive Skating and Sled Hocky with Helena Miners and Ability Montana CIL.
    Ice skating, skiing, and snow shoeing with Eagle Mount – Bozeman.

    Western region:

    Alpine and X-country skiing with DREAM Adaptive Recreation.
    Therapeutic and adaptive riding at Two Bear …

  • 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 …