Birth – 3

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.

Developmental Disabilities Program

Department of Public Health and Human Services PO Box 4210
Helena, MT 59604
406-444-4545
http://www.dphhs.mt.gov/dsd/homebasedservicestofamilies/earlyinterventionservice…

Early Childhood Intervention

2016 Grand Ave., Billings, MT 59102
406-281-5885
http://www.ecibillings.org/
Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) provides services for families living in Billings, MT with infants and toddlers ages birth to 36 months with developmental delays or disabilities. Early Interventionists employed by ECI are certified Family Support Specialists with undergraduate degrees in early childhood, psychology, etc.. and a 2-year comprehensive certification by the state of Montana. ECI provides early Intervention services according to IDEA Part C law.

Family Outreach

1212 Helena Ave., Helena, MT 59601
406 443 7370
http://www.familyoutreach.org

619 N. Church Unit #1, Bozeman, MT 59715
406 587 2477
http://www.familyoutreach.org

641 Sampson St., Butte, MT 59701
406 494 1242
http://www.familyoutreach.org

Montana Special Education Forms & Guides

P.O. Box 202501, Helena, MT 59620-2501
http://opi.mt.gov/Programs/SpecialEd/#gpm1_7

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.

Social Security Benefit Application

https://secure.ssa.gov/iCLM/dib
Apply online for Social Security benefits

Social Security Office Locator

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

Big Sky Therapeutic Services, PLLC

Great Falls, MT 59405
406 240 2045
http://www.bigskytherapy.com

Child Development Center

3335 Lt Moss Rd, Missoula, MT 59804
406-549-6413 (Missoula)

1725 Hwy 35, Kalispell, MT 59901
406-755-2425 (Kalispell)
http://www.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 the birth – 3 population, they offer:

  • Part C Infant & Toddler Early Intervention
  • Autism screening, evaluation and diagnosis
  • Autism Insurance Services

Ms. Christine Daly, M.S.CCC-SLP (Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology)

4328 Highway 78, A, Columbus, MT 59019
406-579-0819
Ms. Christine Daly is a private speech and language practice in the Stillwater Valley community. Therapy targets areas such as speech sounds, language comprehension and expression, stuttering and social thinking. Ms. Daly offers services in a dynamic environment at the Beartooth Ranch.

Developmental Educational Assistance Program

DEAP 2200 Box Elder, Miles City, MT 59301
406 234 6034
800 224 6034
http://www.deapmt.org

Easter Seals Goodwill

4400 Central Avenue, Great Falls, MT 59405
406 761 3680
800 771 2153
http://www.esgw-nrm.easterseals.com

Consumer Direct Care Network Montana
(Full Circle Autism & Developmental Services)

100 Consumer Direct Way
866-438-8591
https://consumerdirectmt.com/fullcircle/

Personalized intervention plans for individuals with autism spectrum disorders. Licensed and experienced staff provide services through Autism Insurance Services, Children’s Autism Waiver (CAW), & Children’s Waiver Services (CWS). We also provide individual & family therapy to support the development of social skills in individuals with autism. Services can be funded through private insurance, private pay, Medicaid, & other 3rd party sources.

MOSAIC Rehabilitation

11 West Main Street Suite 218, Belgrade, MT 59714
406 388 4988
http://www.mosaicrehabmt.com

MOSAIC Rehabilitation offers therapy to both the pediatric and adult populations. The team of experienced physical, occupational, and speech therapists work together to evaluate and develop specialized treatments that maximize each client’s potential.

P.L.A.Y. Project Billings

Easter Seals Goodwill 1537 Avenue D, Suite 111, Billings, MT 59101
406-657-9728
http://www.esgw.org
http://www.playproject.org

The P.L.A.Y. Project is a play-based, parent training, intensive developmental intervention. It is based on DIR model of Stanley Greenspan, MD and Serena Weider, PhD. The goal of the intervention is to help parents interact with their child by meeting them at the child’s level to encourage engagement and social interaction.

2825 Stockyard Rd., Ste. A23, Missoula, MT 59808
406 850 2977
http://www.esgw-nrm.easterseals.com
http://www.playproject.org

Bozeman, MT 59718
406 217 8768
http://www.esgw-nrm.easterseals.com
http://www.playproject.org

Pediatric Therapy Clinic (PTC), Inc.

1610 Poly Dr., Billings, MT 59102
406 259 1680
http://www.ptcbillings.com
Providing speech, occupational, physical and ABA therapy to children from birth – 21 years of age.

Special Learning 1-on-1 LLC

1122 East Main Suite 4, Bozeman, MT 59715
406-580-2640
http://www.speciallearning1on1.com
SPECIAL LEARNING 1-ON-1LLC serves children with a variety of cognitive and behavioral disorders. Specializing in working with children with needs in the areas of language production, cognitive delays and behavioral disorders. SPECIAL LEARNING 1-ON-1LLC has experience treating children and families affected by Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Asperger’s Syndrome, Speech and Language Disorders, Learning Disabilities, Cognitive Delays and Emotional Disorders.

Step, Inc.

644 Grand Avenue Suite 1, Billings, MT 59101
406-248-2055
http://step-inc.org
STEP, Inc. supports individuals with disabilities in central Montana. STEP serves families in 11 counties by providing home and community based education, developmental screenings & evaluations and resource coordination. Throughout an individual’s life-span, STEP provides individual guidance to promote personal growth.

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.