Living Well with a Disability

Living Well with a Disability is a ten-week peer-facilitated health promotion workshop, provided by the Research and Training Center on Disability in Rural Communities  at the University of Montana, for people with disabilities.  Participants in the program learn the life skills they need to set and achieve quality-of-life goals and the important role health plays in helping them reach their dreams. People who participate in the Living Well with a Disability workshop report: Improved outlook; Positive changes in daily activities; Achieving a goal such as getting a job, going back to school, or leading a more active social life; Reduced limitation due to secondary health conditions; Reduced health care costs; Increased awareness of disability; and rights/advocacy.