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Montana Empowerment Center

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Please reach out for support and assistance!
Call Us 1-877-870-1190
Email Us at
info@MtEmpowermentCenter.org
Message Us on Facebook or our website


We have a name!

EmpowerME!  

 
Congratulations to Alicia Willard for coming up with our new name! 

Alicia will receive a $25 Amazon e-gift card.  Thank you to all.

Don't forget to REGISTER and MARK YOUR CALENDAR for January 28th!
 
 

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Procedural Safeguards

Join us for a webinar on Jan 28, 2021 at 12:00 PM MST.

 
What are Procedural Safeguards? Join us as we discuss what they are and how they protect students' and parents' rights in IDEA.


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
View System Requirements
These four family guides are designed to explain the dispute resolution options under Part C of the IDEA: mediation, written state complaints and the due process complaint and hearing procedures specific to families with infants or toddlers with disabilities (Birth through Age 2). The companion resource, "Quick Guide to Early Intervention Dispute Resolution Processes for Infants & Toddlers (Birth through Age 2)" offers a side-by-side look at dispute resolution options under Part C of the IDEA. These guides have been translated into the following languages other than English: Spanish, Arabic, Korean, Russian, Simplified Chinese, and Vietnamese.

 From our friends at MonTECH

  • Do You Have the AT You Need to Participate in the 2021 Legislative Session?
  • The pandemic continues to dictate our ability to travel and gather, which means your participation in Montana's political process will probably happen remotely. Do you have what you need to share your story or voice support of bills that impact the lives of Montanans with disabilities? Borrow equipment from MonTECH for 30-60 days so you'll be prepared to write, call, or testify.
  • MonTECH houses a wide range of equipment to help you get connected. Borrow iPads, adapted keyboards, hands-free mice, laptops, wearable speakers, headphones, webcams, voice amplifiers, or devices that allow hands-free video calls with motion tracking. Spotty or nonexistent internet? If you’re in range of a cellular tower, borrow a Jetpack Mobile Hotspot and connect up to 15 devices!
  • MonTECH provides free shipping and return shipping anywhere in Montana, and serves any Montanan who has a disability (including learning disabilities). The program is easy to use and does not require medical verification of a disability to borrow this type of equipment. Call or write if you have questions or need help accessing our program: montech@mso.umt.edu, 1-877-243-5511. We look forward to helping ensure you are heard during the 2021 legislative session!  


Online screening is one of the quickest and easiest ways to determine whether you are experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition. Mental health conditions, such as depression or anxiety, are real, common and treatable. And recovery is possible.

Learn more about health screening

Our Staff is available for you.   


Rebecca Richards - Executive Director
rrichards@mtempowermentcenter.org

Jean Schroeder - Parent Training Information Center Coordinator
jschroeder@mtempowermentcenter.org

Tom Lynaugh - Parent Training Information Center Outreach Family Liaison

tlynaugh@mtempowermentcenter.org

Sandy Taylor - Parent Training Information Center Outreach Family Liaison
staylor@mtempowermentcenter.org

Laura McKee - Parent Training Information Center Outreach Family Liaison
lmckee
@mtempowermentcenter.org
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