Promoting Inclusive Communities
Improving the skills, abilities, and quality of life of people with disabilities in rural communities, including their families and those who serve and support them.
We develop and evaluate innovative health promotion activities in rural areas. Our goal is to help people with physical or mental limitations learn to “live well and safely” in their own homes and communities.
We teach how assistive technology helps people live more independently at home, school, work, and in the community.
We conduct research to improve employment outcomes for people with disabilities in rural areas. Our research and training activities help improve the economic status and independence of people with disabilities.
Our Early Childhood programs offer on-going education and training to childcare providers, families, and to teachers of young children with disabilities. We help children and their families achieve greater independence at home and in the community.
We provide Education and Interdisciplinary Training across the human service and education systems in Montana.