Category: Health and Personal Care

Montana Association of the Blind

Montana Association of the Blind MAB provides/helps with the following items: Getting to know others in your area, your age group, with your eye condition, Connecting with others who as a blind person have faced employment, dating, raising a family ? Interest-free loans for equipment, programs for young people like skiing / hiking, camps (recreational / science) orĀ  scholarships or… Read more →

Talking about Relationships and Sexuality

Discussing relationships and sexuality with teens can be a tricky and awkward conversation in general. For parents and educators of youth with disabilities, it can seem particularly filled with landmines. However, it is an important topic for a wide variety of reasons and finding that you aren’t alone in this journey can be helpful. MYTransitions has several resources available (click… Read more →

Free Workbook: Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Healthcare

Planning Your Transition from Pediatric to Adult Health Care: A Workbook to Help You Take Charge of Your Health is designed for Montanans under age 30 living with special health care needs and/or a disability. It offers information about preparing for the transition from pediatric to adult health care, choosing medical providers, paying for services, taking responsibility for one’s own… Read more →

Developmental Disabilities and Mental Health

Members of the Montana Transition Training, Information and Resource Center (MT-TIRC) Advisory Board, themselves young adults with developmental disabilities, created this brochure to raise awareness of the mental health needs of youth with developmental disabilities and to suggest skills they think are important for mental health professionals to have when working with this population. Click here for the updated brochure. Read more →