Did you see the ad for Microsoft’s adapted Xbox controller during this year’s Super Bowl? You know the one, “When everybody plays, we all win” (cue happy tears). The ad […]
MontComm, MonTECH’s AAC Conference, Coming this August!
Don’t miss out! MonTECH’s one-day conference on augmentative and alternative communication is set for August 5th in beautiful downtown Missoula! Educators, direct support staff, family members, therapists, and other professionals […]
Community for Everett Begins with Communication
Rebecca Miner thinks about community – community for her son, Everett. How will he make friends, when he cannot speak? How will he be included, if other parents are fearful […]
Annual Report FY2018
MonTECH – Improving Lives with Technology Annual Report FY2018 Montana’s Assistive Technology Loan Program and Training Resource “We had the great pleasure of working with (MonTECH) staff this year. We […]
Due to the McGill Hall closure, MonTECH staff have been temporarily relocated to Corbin Hall. For assistance, please call (406) 243-5751. […]
When a Traditional Loan Is Not an Option: Hamilton Woman Purchases Van with MATL
As a social worker, Sarah Imoe investigated allegations of child abuse for Child Protective Services. Facing parents resentful of her presence in their homes was part of the job, […]
Toddler Marches Forward Knowing A Tremendous Support Team Has His Back
Last New Year’s Eve, Elaine Casey’s seventh child was born at home. Her previous home births were complication-free, so there was no reason to expect anything different this time. But […]
Dyslexia: Outwitted, Outplayed!
Ask 11-year-old Olivia Hawley what she wants to be when she grows up, and you’ll get an impressive answer: “I wanna be a neurosurgeon.” Achieving that goal would mean a […]
Eye Gaze Finally Affordable!
Written by Scott Thomas Eye gaze, switch control, and similar technologies hold great value, permitting people with little to no function of their extremities or voice to live productively; unfortunately, […]
Tech and Success in the Workplace
Finding stable employment has not been easy for Robert Wilkins, 31. Diagnosed with Bardet–Biedl syndrome, along with two of his five siblings, Wilkins has low vision. His quest for work […]