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Join us for a Webinar on May 13, 2014


Self-Management Strategies for People to Live and Work Independently      


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This session will illustrate strategies to help youth and adults be as independent as possible in their daily lives.  Instead of jumping straight to the conclusion that someone "needs one-to-one support" or they "can't be independent" let's get creative and find ways for them to "do for themselves." We can teach self-management strategies that support people to live and work as independently as possible.


During this webinar, our three presenters will address:

  • Planning to incorporate assistive technology and other self-management tools and strategies into daily life
  • High, low and no-tech solutions 
  • Keeping assistive technology changes, so do the choices and options

There will be time allotted for audience members to ask questions of the presenters.


Isaac Baldry graduated from Custer County District High School in 2010. He attended the Montana Youth Leadership Project in 2008 and works as the Region 1 coordinator for MyTransitions. He has been a member of the Rural Institute Consumer Advisory Council since 2008, and has presented on multiple webinars for the Rural Institute. He speaks as a Special Olympics Global Messenger and has been a Law Enforcement Torch Run Athlete Ambassador for Montana. In November of 2012 he was awarded the Executive Council International Athlete Award for his work. He is also self-employed as a public speaker focusing on youth issues and technology. His use of technology was featured in the 2012 Spring edition of Apostrophe Magazine. In 2004 he received the "Yes I Can" award in the area of technology. Isaac is a local sports enthusiast. He will often be "at the game" whatever the sport. In the summer time he is busy with his raised garden beds.

Theresa Baldry is a parent of six children, including a son with a disability. Her belief that "knowledge is power" has directed her areas of employment in the disability field. She has worked for PLUK, Parents Let's Unite for Kids, since 2001 and is a member of the Leadership Team. Technology has played a key role in her son's life and as his primary support for the last 20 years; she has needed to stay in front of what he has wanted that technology to do. She began working for MonTECH in October 2012 to share what they have learned over the years. She is a certified trainer for Proloquo2Go, a communication app.  As a parent, she currently serves on the State of Montana Special Education Advisory Panel. She volunteers with Special Olympics on projects of interest. Theresa has been a member of the Rural Institute Consumer Advisory Council since 2010 and has presented at numerous conferences and webinars as a Council member. 


Ellen Condon is the Transition Projects Director at the University of Montana's Rural Institute on Disabilities where she has worked since 1996 on Transition and Employment for youth with significant disabilities.  She is also a consultant with Marc Gold & Associates (MG&A), Griffin-Hammis Associates, and she serves as a Subject Matter Expert for the Office of Disability Employment Policy at the U.S. Department of Labor on the Employment First Leadership State Mentoring Project.  Ellen has worked in the field of Developmental Disabilities since 1986. Prior to coming to Montana her experiences included hands-on service delivery, program development and program management in community residential and supported employment programs.



Self-Management Strategies for People to Live and Work Independently


Tuesday, May 13, 2014


1:00 PM - 2:30 PM MST


After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.


System Requirements
PC-based attendees
Required: Windows� 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server

Mac�-based attendees
Required: Mac OS� X 10.6 or newer

Mobile attendees
Required: iPhone�, iPad�, Android™ phone or Android tablet



One hour of Montana Office of Public Instruction renewal credit is available and may be requested at registration. (You MUST register and attend the full training to receive OPI credit.)


The University of Montana provides reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities who request and require them. Please contact Kim Brown for information. If you will be using a screen reader for this presentation, please notify Kim by Friday, May 9th.


This project is funded in whole or in part under a Contract with the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services. The statements herein do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Department.


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