Ages 3-5

Montana Services


DeWit RiteCare

406-243-2405
RiteCareReception@mso.umt.edu
https://coehs.umt.edu/departments/csd/dewit-ritecare-clinic/default.php

Autism through the lifespan, YETI School Age Social Skills, MOSSAIC Adult Autism Intervention and Support

The DeWit RiteCare is a training facility for future speech-language pathologists and collaborates with other disciplines on the UM campus and in the community. All students receive clinical supervision from highly qualified clinical faculty. Services offered include individualized therapy, peer mediated intervention, social skill groups, and summer intensive programs.

Montana Department of Education Special Education Division

Helena, MT 59620

406 459 5303
http://opi.mt.gov/Programs/SpecialEd/

Montana Special Education Forms & Guides

P.O. Box 202501, Helena, MT 59620-2501
https://opi.mt.gov/Educators/Teaching-Learning/Special-Education/Special-Education-Forms-Guides

Parents, Let’s Unite for Kids (PLUK)

516 North 32nd Street, Billings, MT 59101
406 255 0540
800 222 7585
http://www.pluk.org
PLUK is a private, nonprofit organization formed in 1984 by parents of children with disabilities and chronic illnesses in the state of Montana for the purpose of information, support, training and assistance to aid their children at home, school and as adults.

IDEA Special Education Part B Procedural Safeguards Notice

406 444 4429
https://opi.mt.gov/Portals/182/Page%20Files/Special%20Education/Guides/Procedural%20Safeguards%20EDITED%20APRIL%202017.pdf?ver=2017-08-31-125132-883

Social Security Office Locator

1-800-772-1213
https://secure.ssa.gov/apps6z/FOLO/fo001.jsp
Find your local Social Security Office

Child Development Center

3335 Lt Moss Rd, Missoula, MT 59804
1725 Hwy 35 Kalispell, MT 59901
406-549-6413 (Missoula)
406-755-2425 (Kalispell)

http://childdevcenter.org

All children deserve the opportunity to develop their potential. Since the early ‘70’s, the Child Development Center has served children with autism and other disabilities. Their team of Family Support Specialists, Board Certified Behavior Analysts and Behavior Technicians partners with families across western Montana to provide home, community and center-based treatment and support. For children ages 3 – 5, they offer:

  • Family Education & Support
  • Autism screening, evaluation and diagnosis
  • Children’s Autism Waiver
  • Autism Insurance Services

Recreation

Eagle Mount Bozeman

6901 Goldenstein Lane, Bozeman, MT 59715
406 586 1781
http://www.eaglemount.org
Eagle Mount Bozeman is a non-profit organization that provides therapeutic recreation for persons with physical and mental disabilities and children with cancer. Activities include horseback riding, swimming, skiing, cycling, ice skating, fishing, and more.

Erik’s Ranch and Retreats

Bozeman, MT
406 451 2722
http://www.eriksranch.org
Erik’s Ranch & Retreats provides safe and unequaled living, working, social and recreational environments for young adults with autism.

Missoula YMCA – Special Needs Swim Instruction

3000 S Russell St, Missoula, MT 59801
406 721 9622
http://www.ymcamissoula.org/index.php?page=adaptive

R.A.V.E

PO Box 80185, Billings, MT 59108
Within Billings: 406 237 0025
Outside Billings: 888 882 1927
http://www.rsdinc.org/recadv.html
This program is funded solely by the people with disabilities who take vacations with us, and we have received no outside funding. Since its inception in 1998, approximately seven hundred people in Montana and Wyoming have participated in hundreds of vacations or recreational events.

Special Olympics Montana

406 216 5327
http://www.somt.org
The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.