Living Well With A Disability

Living Well with a Disability is an evidence-based program that began with the Rural Institute at the University of Montana. It is a 10-session, peer facilitated program that promotes healthy living. Disability Network Capital Area has a number of trained peer facilitators and has been facilitating the program for quite some time, often with help from some very important community partners.

What to Expect

This 10-session class is often provided within the community. The schedule of classes is determined by the individuals themselves. For example, it might be decided that the group will meet once a week or perhaps twice a week; depending on the schedule and needs of the participants. Examples of where the classes may be held include:

  • On-site at the main Disability Network Capital Area office
  • Apartment buildings
  • Community Centers

Topics Include:

  • Goal setting
  • Problem solving
  • Healthy communication
  • Healthy reactions
  • Physical fitness and nutrition
  • Advocacy
  • And much more!

How to Get Started

Space is often limited and registration for Living and Working Well with a Disability is encouraged. Be sure to check the calendar of events to determine when the next session will begin.

*If you are interested in participating in Living Well with a Disability or Working Well with a Disability, and would like your own community to become involved, please contact Diana Maddox to get started. We look forward to helping you on your path to greater independence.

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