Category: Employment

Supported Decision Making Factsheet

New Fact Sheet: Least Restrictive Approaches to Supporting Individuals as Decision Makers Click HERE for pdf http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?m=1102150261897&ca=989708f9-068a-4b9a-85b4-e7e80cd43077 Too often full guardianship (which is very restrictive) is the default option for individuals who need assistance with decision-making. There are alternative approaches to guardianship that are flexible and can adapt to the changing needs an individual may experience. Read more →

Annual Chronic Illness and Disability Conference

Click here for more information. Chronic Illness and Disability Conference: Transition from Pediatric to Adult-Based Care 20th Annual Chronic Illness and Disability Conference: Transition from Pediatric to Adult-Based Care. The broadcast will be Thursday and Friday, October 24th and 25th. There is no charge for people to attend. Major topics to be covered include:*    The current state of health care… Read more →

Supported Decision Making

Through generous support from Disability Rights Montana, the 2016 Montana Youth Transitions conference is pleased to host featured presenter, Jonathan Martinis. Mr. Martinis will provide several presentations about supported decision making, which is an important topic for many people with disabilities and their families. Even if you aren’t able to attend the 2016 MYTransitions conference, you can still access numerous… Read more →

Loans available for Assistive Technology

http://matl.ruraldynamics.org/   Rural Dynamics (RDI) has a loan program for anyone with a disability who needs to purchase assistive technology, including home modifications, vehicle purchases, equipment for school and home life, etc. RDI also helps the borrower with budgeting and financial counseling to ensure success with the loan. Click on the above web address for more information. Read more →