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Disability Rights Montana envisions a society where people with disabilities have equality of opportunity and are able to participate fully in community life by exercising choice and self-determination. Click here to see our mission and philosophies.

Links to other Services

ADAPT: A national grass-roots community that organizes disability rights activists.

Disability History Museum : A library of virtual artifacts about the historical experiences of people with disabilities.

New Mobility: The magazine for active wheelchair users.

Institute on Disability Culture“We are proud of ourselves as people with disabilities.  We claim our disabilities with pride as part of our identity.”

Disability Respect GuideA thoughtful guide for your words and actions when interacting with members of the disability community.

Montana DeafBlind Project Facebook GroupThe major objective of the project is to expand the knowledge  and skills of family members, teachers and service providers who provide services to individuals who are deaf-blind.

Autism Parents Support GroupThe parents meet socially once a month for those who live in Helena to share experiences, advice, and to provide general support for one another in accessing the information and services we need.

Innovative InclusionCreated in collaboration with our Deaf Advisory Board and led by deaf and hard of hearing professionals, these cultural understanding training sessions are designed to be informative and interactive.

Montana-National Federation of the BlindEvery day the National Federation of the Blind raise the expectations of blind people, because low expectations create obstacles between blind people and our dreams.

Montana Hands & VoicesHands & Voices is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting families and their children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, as well as the professionals who serve them.

Montana Association of the DeafAs a nonprofit organization, the mission of MAD is to promote, protect, and preserve the rights and quality of life of deaf and hard of hearing individuals in the state of Montana.

Deaf Community and CultureHow people “label” or identify themselves is personal and may reflect identification with the deaf and hard of hearing community, the degree to which they can hear, or the relative age of onset.

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