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What is AUCD?

"AUCD is a network of people, with and without disabilities, who are passionate about growing the next generation of leaders and driving positive change for people with disabilities and their families. In this video, learn about the nationwide network of AUCD centers and programs, and the many ways they work to improve our communities. Join us as we work together to advance the well-being of all people with disabilities and their families."

Montana Children’s Special Health Services Survey

Revised Frequently Asked Questions about the 2016 Montana Children’s Special Health Services Survey

This survey is a statewide project, organized in partnership with the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS), CSHS section and the Rural Institute for Inclusive Communities at the University of Montana. The purpose of the survey is to better understand and meet the needs of Montanan children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) and their families. To do this, we are asking randomly selected CYSHCN caregivers to answer questions about the current care their child or youth with a special healthcare need receives in the healthcare setting.

October is Disability Employment Month

2016 Disability Employment MonthMontana Disability & Health Update: Montanans living with disability experience poorer health compared to those living without disability. Healthy People 2020 (HP2020) “...provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans.”

Living Well and Working Well with a Disability: Two programs provided by Montana Centers for Independent Living to help people realize meaningful life goals. like employment, through peer support and improved health. Working Well builds on the concepts introduced in the Living Well program but focuses on improving health in preparation for, or maintaining, employment.

Two programs highlighted at the Best Beginnings Advisory Council

Planning Your Transition from Pediatric to Adult Health Care

transition workbookThis publication 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 health, and much more.

Medical Home Portal

The Medical Home Portal is a unique source of reliable information about children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN), offering a “one-stop shop” for their families, physicians and medical home teams, and other professionals and caregivers

Upcoming Conference Calls of the IACC's Strategic Plan Update Working Groups

Agenda: To discuss updates of the IACC Strategic Plan on autism spectrum disorder (ASD) research and services activities.
Remote Access: The meetings will be remotely accessible by conference call.  Members of the public who participate using the conference call phone number will be in listen-only mode.

Please visit the IACC Meetings page for the latest information about the meeting, remote access information, the agenda, materials and information.

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