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MonTECH Welcomes New Program Director, Molly Kimmel

Molly Kimmel

MonTECH continues its forward momentum under the leadership of a new director beginning mid-April. Molly Kimmel is an occupational therapist with a passion for assistive technology (AT) and a creative approach to helping people with disabilities live as independently as possible.  She is amply qualified to advance MonTECH's mission and determine the program's future focus.  

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COVID-19 Resources for People with Disabilities

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There are lots of resources out there to support people with disabilities, their families, and service providers as they navigate COVID-19 and keep themselves safe, healthy, and informed.

Here is a short list of some that you may find useful. This list is not intended to be exhaustive, but intended to be a place to start.

See the list of resources

The Title V Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant Program Assessment

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Project Spotlight

The Rural Institute was awarded a one-year state contract to assess the Title V Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Services Block Grant Program. Title V MCH Block Grant is a federal program that provides support for promoting and improving the health and well-being of mothers, children (including children with special health care needs), and their families.

Read more about V MCH Block Grant

ABLE Account Webinar

Montana ABLE Accounts March Webinar

How can an ABLE account help you meet your goals? Join the webinar to find out! Hint: you can save for qualified disability expenses without losing your eligibility for certain assistance programs, like Supplemental Social Income and Medicaid.

Tuesday, March 24 from 1:00-2:00 PM MDT

Registration is FREE
Register at http://bit.ly/ABLERegister

Presenters:
Theresa Baldry, Isaac Baldry, and Travis Hoffman

Download the ABLE Account Webinar flier (PDF)

This webinar will be recorded and archived with a transcript. Real time captioning will be provided. Please request other reasonable accommodations by March 19th. Office of Public Institute renewal credit available. For questions or accommodation requests contact Mackenzie Jones at 406.444.2744 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2020 Community Investment Fund

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Applications for the 2020 Community Investment Fund are now being accepted! The Community Investment Fund is made available annually for innovative projects that help people with disabilities live, learn, work and play in their communities alongside people without disabilities. Any Montana organization, agency, non-profit group, or individual with a creative idea developed by/with people with disabilities to promote community inclusion is eligible to apply. Please note: due to University contracting requirements, successful applicants will be required to have liability insurance and either Workers' Compensation coverage or a Workers' Compensation exemption certificate.

More Information and Applications

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