Disability Disability & Health February 2020 - Montana Telecommunications Access Program (MTAP) Offers Communication Options for All Join MTAP in celebrating 30-Years of service to the citizens of Montana on February 19th at 1 PM in the Capitol Rotunda. Learn more about the communication services MTAP has to offer for those who are Deaf, hard of hearing, speech or mobility challenged. Find out if you or someone you know is eligible, and apply online. October 2019 - Disability Employment Awareness Month Did you know, the percentage of people with disabilities who are employed (18.7%) is 47 percent less than people without disabilities (65.7%). Employed individuals are healthier than people who are not employed; regardless of disability status. Employment can improve health by providing social, psychological, and financial benefits. Prepare your workplace for people with disabilities using the JAN toolkit or EARN resources. August 2019 - Focus on Montanans with Disabilities Did you know, 1 in 4 adults in Montana have a disability. 34% of individuals with disabilities report having no leisure-time physical activity, compared to 14% of individuals who do not have a disability. The Montana Disability and Health program (MTDH) assists health professionals and organizations in making spaces, programs, and communities more inclusive and accessible. #ThinkInclusionFirst, so Montanans with disabilities can live healthy and fulfilling lives.