Disability Disability & Health September 2020 - Disability and Diabetes Montanans with disability are two times more likely than those without disability to be diagnosed with diabetes and to have disparities in management of their diabetes. Montana’s Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) is partnering with the Montana Disability and Health Program to improve inclusion of participants with disabilities. Taking charge of your diabetes is possible for everyone; learn ways to stay healthy! July 2020 - 30th Anniversary of ADA July 26, 2020 marks the 30 th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which ensures equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life. The ADA protects anyone who experiences or has experienced substantial limitations to major life activities due to the function of their disability or disease. The ADA has brought projects and initiatives to ensure people with disability are part of the community. Celebrate virtually with the hashtag #ThanksToTheADA or #ADA30. 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.