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Learn About ABLE Programs

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The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) program allows individuals who are disabled before age twenty-six to set money aside in an account to pay for disability-related expenses. Earnings on an ABLE account would not be taxed, and account funds would generally not be considered for the supplemental security...

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Our look has changed. What we believe in remains.

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For twenty-six years, Consumer Direct has supported people in directing their own care to maintain independence at home and in the community. We have worked to expand choice and control for people with disabilities, the elderly, and their families. Today we’re happy to introduce our new brand identity. Our...

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Special Olympics Montana Summer Games

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This week, over 1,100 Special Olympics Montana athletes compete in the Summer Games in Missoula. We are proud sponsors of the Summer Games and would like to thank all coaches, volunteers, supporters, and dedicated athletes who make it possible. We look forward to the results and stories of success!

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CANdemonium 2016 In Missoula, Montana

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Every year local businesses partner with architect and engineer firms to compete by building art structures with cans of food. All cans of food used in the structures are donated to Missoula Food Bank. This year Consumer Direct Care Network partnered with architecture firm Encompass v2, llc to raise...

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Disability Permit / License Plate Application

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The Motor Vehicle Division recently changed form MV-Application for Disability Permit/License Plate Application. Here is the permit form and the letter for medical providers regarding the change. Permit – http://consumerdirectmt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Disability-Permit-License-Plate-Application.pdf Letter – http://consumerdirectmt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Letter-for-Medical-Providers-regarding-MV5.docx

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Congratulations Eva Medina!

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Today marked Eva Medina’s first day as acting Program Manager for Consumer Direct Nevada! Eva was promoted to Program Manager in November and worked alongside Laura Coger for the past two months. Laura retired as CDNV Program Manager last week. Eva has been with Consumer Direct since October 2005. Most recently, Eva has been the...

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Happy Retirement Laura Coger!

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Laura is on her way to new adventures! She will remain active in advocating for seniors, those with disabilities, and caregivers.  She’s been appointed to Nevada AARP’s executive council.  She will also be spending time with family, especially grandbaby Avery.   We thank Laura for being a great Program Manager! Laura’s...

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Caring for Grace, Honoring Charlene

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Charlene has been working with Grace since 2012. She loves Grace and taking care of people. In November, we had the opportunity to recognize Charlene for her outstanding work as a caregiver. At the 10th Annual NV Caregiver Coalition’s Caregiver Recognition Luncheon, she received a certificate of recognition from...

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Self-Directing Community Change and Personal Best

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Curtis Wolff is a Peer Trainer for Consumer Direct Colorado, bringing numerous years of experience in training and advocacy. He contributes and shares his knowledge of the Consumer Directed Attendant Supports and Services (CDASS) program, the disability community, and passion in expanding choice and control for people living in...

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