Local Resources:


Special Learning 1-on-1 LLC

Specializes in working with children with communication disorder, cognitive delays and behavioral disorders.


Youth Dynamics

Offers a variety of services to children with mental, emotional and/or behavioral problems.


A.W.A.R.E. Inc

Offers a variety of services from early intervention to adult services for people with disabilities.


The Arc Montana

The Arc Montana works to insure people with intellectual and developmental disabilities as well as their families can help advocate and promote self-advocacy along with appropriate resources and support that are needed.


Parents, Let's Unite for Kids (PLUK)

Provides informational support to families of children with disabilities in the form of offering information about advocating for your child, knowing your rights, finding services, etc.  They have a large library of books for both parents, siblings and the child with disabilities as well.


Family Outreach

Offers services to children and adults with developmental delays or intellectual disabilities.


Bozeman Help Center

The Help Center is a 24 hour crisis hotline and referral service.  They help people who need help due to depression, anxiety, suicidality, abuse, etc.   406-586-3333



Camps for kids with special needs


PLUK's list of camps of children with special needs in Montana




Online Resources:


IEP Toolkit for parents

Free printable IEP toolkit to help prepare for your child's IEP meeting.



An amazing website with information about just about any learning issue your child my have.  Lots of information about school, friends, family, etc.  Very easy to navigate.


Smart Kids

Information about evaluations for a variety of learning disabilities, getting help and connecting with others.


Alternatives to Guardianship (PDF)


Alternatives to Guardianship, Decision Making Support (PDF)


Rural Institute Transition Project (PDF)


Sample for Designated Patient Advocate (PDF)






Previous Years Special Needs Expo Information


2016 Special Needs Expo Speakers


Shawna M Heiser MS BCBA
Director:  Special Learning 1-­‐ON-­‐1 LLC

Celebrating Neuro-­Diversity in Our Students


Chad Berg
Director of Special Education
Bozeman School District #7

College, Career and Community Readiness Alternate Achievement Standards:  Consideration for Board Adoption

School Health Services and Disability Related Accessibility Issues


Kat Patterson
SEPTA Treasurer

ABLE Accounts