Disability Awareness Programs

Description: Voluntary health organizations committed to empowering and enhancing the lives of individuals with disability/diagnosis-specific conditions and their families through support and public awareness. Programs that offer workshops, discussion groups, activities and other types of training that sensitize participants to people with disabilities, help them experience what it is like to have a disability, and share techniques for positive communication and interaction with people who have disabilities. (AIRS PH-6200.1850)

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1022 Chestnut St
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: 406-449-2344
Address: 1022 Chestnut St
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: 406-449-2344
Toll Free Phone: 800-245-4743
Fax: 406-449-2418
Email: advocate@disabilityrightsmt.org
Languages Spoken: English, Sign Language Interpreter available
Eligibility: All children and adults with a disability are eligible for services.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Disability Rights Montana envisions a society where people with disabilities have equality of opportunity and are able to participate fully in community life by exercising choice and self-determination. The Mission of Disability Rights Montana is to protect and advocate for the human, legal, and civil rights of Montanans with disabilities while advancing dignity, equality, and self determination.
Original Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 2/13/2018

Billings, MT

Address: 2121 Rosebud Drive, Ste. C
Billings, MT 59102
Phone: 406-248-4801
TDD: 406-652-6046
Fax: 406-652-1781
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Voc-rehabilitation for the blind/visually impaired. Medical-vocational diagnosis, counseling, blindness prevention, rehabilitation, low-vision screening, mobility and training
Original Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 8/1/2013
2132 Broadwater Suite A
Billings, MT 59102
Phone: 406-655-9000
Address: 2132 Broadwater Suite A
Billings, MT 59102
Phone: 406-655-9000
Services Provided: Serving the state of Montana
Original Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 12/20/2014
3814 Parkhill Drive
Billings, MT 59102
Phone: 406-256-0469
Address: 3814 Parkhill Drive
Billings, MT 59102
Phone: 406-256-0469
Services Provided: Our goal is to provide financial and emotional support to children, adults and families of those with chromosomal variations, as they navigate the beautiful, rewarding world of special needs. They have access to resources such as genetic counselor, social worker, all kinds of therapists, naturopathic physician, teachers and parents of children with special needs of all ages and abilities. They organize the annual fundraising Buddy Walk, a resource library, monthly parent support groups, Christmas dinner, Barbecue etc. As Down syndrome is the most common chromosomal variation, they are mostly parents of children with Down syndrome and vocal advocates for them.
Original Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 2/1/2015

Kalispell, MT

1203 Highway 2 W, Ste. 35
Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: 406-257-0048
Address: 1203 Highway 2 W, Ste. 35
Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: 406-257-0048
Toll Free Phone: 800-995-0029
Languages Spoken: English, Russian, and Sign Language interpreters available
Eligibility: Individuals of all ages with all types of disabilities are eligible for Summit services.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Summit Independent Living Center, Inc. is a private, non-residential non-profit organization that offers a wide range of services designed to give people with disabilities the tools and resources that are needed to improve independence, self-confidence, knowledge, skills, and access to community resources. Five core service areas include:
Information and Referrals
Advocacy
Peer Advocacy
Skills Training
Transition Services
Skills Training
Original Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 2/13/2018

Missoula, MT

1280 S. 3rd Street West, Suite 4
Missoula, MT 59801
Phone: 406-541-6442
Address: 1280 S. 3rd Street West, Suite 4
Missoula, MT 59801
Phone: 406-541-6442
Toll Free Phone: 800-241-6442
Services Provided: “To create a better future for those impacted by brain injury through awareness, support, advocacy, community engagement, and the prevention of brain injury.”
Original Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 12/20/2014