Disability Related Sports

Description: Programs that provide opportunities for people of all ages with functional or cognitive disabilities to learn, become competitive in and enjoy a wide variety of recreational activities and sports, many of which are played in wheelchairs or have otherwise been modified to accommodate the athletes' disabilities. (AIRS PL-7000.3150)

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Billings, MT

Address: 2822 3rd Avenue North
Suite 203
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: 406-969-2949
Fax: 406-969-2952
Email: info@eaglemount.us
Languages Spoken: English
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Eagle Mount Billings’ mission is to enhance the lives of individuals with disabilities through recreation and create opportunities for our participants to “Embrace Life without Limits”.
Original Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 10/26/2018

Bozeman, MT

Address: 6901 Goldenstein Ln
Bozeman, MT 59715
Phone: 406-586-1781
Fax: 406-586-5794
Email: eaglemount@eaglemount.org
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Recreation for people of all ages with disabilities. Summer camps for children with cancer.
Original Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 10/26/2018

Great Falls, MT

Organization Name: Eagle Mount
Address: 4792 13th Street South
Great Falls, MT 59403
Phone: 406-454-1449
Fax: 406-454-1780
Wheelchair Accessible: Varies By Location
Services Provided: We provide recreational and therapeutic activities for children and adults with physical, developmental mental and/or behavioral challenges, striving to improve the quality of life for them and their families.
Original Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 8/1/2013

Helena, MT

Organization Name: Special Olympics Montana
Address: Helena, MT
Email: jbaglien@hotmail.com
Services Provided: Young Athletes™ is an innovative sports play program with 76,000 participants, aged 2 - 7 years, around the world. The program includes active games, songs and other play activities that help children develop motor, social and cognitive skills.

Children with and without intellectual disabilities have this opportunity to learn, grown and have fun because of their families, teachers, coaches, and volunteers.

The Young Athletes™ Curriculum builds on the Young Athletes™ Activity Guide and Training video resources, providing scripted Lesson Plans for an 8 week period. For each week there are 3 days of Lesson Plans for a total of 24 days.
Original Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 12/16/2016

Missoula, MT

Organization Name: The University of Montana Rural Institute
Address: 52 Corbin Hall
Missoula, MT 59812
Phone: 406-243-5751
Toll Free Phone: 877-243-5511
Wheelchair Accessible: yes
Services Provided: Based in Missoula, providing services statewide.

MonTECH oversees various assistive technology (AT) programs and is continually seeking to expand the AT services and supports available to Montanans. A brief explanation of each current program is provided below.

Montana Assistive Technology Program (MATP) is a federally funded program authorized by the Assistive Technology Act of 1998 as amended. The main purpose of this legislation is to increase access to and acquisition of AT devices and services through a variety of state level activities.

Montana Adaptive Equipment Program (MAEP) offers adaptive equipment services to Montanans with developmental disabilities. These services include an equipment recycle program, equipment loan, purchase of new equipment, and clinical evaluations for determination of appropriate adaptive equipment.

MonTECH Microsoft Accessibility Resource Center provides demonstration and training on accessibility features in Windows, Office and Internet Explorer in order to provide solutions for those who experience functional difficulties using a computer.

MonTECH Financial Loan Program assists Montanans with disabilities in obtaining AT devices and services through low interest financial loans.

Recreation: MonTECH now offers two programs to enhance recreational opportunities for individuals with disabilities and those who are aging.

•Montana Accessible Recreation Opportunities (MARO) website is a resource to provide accessibility-related information about public outdoor recreational sites. Visit this website to search by feature or site name to find an accessible place to recreate.

•Montana Access To Outdoor Recreation (MATOR) provides recreational equipment loans to help individuals with disabilities participate in wildlife-associated recreational activities.
Original Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 8/5/2015