Healthy Communities

Welcome to Special Olympics Montana Healthy Communities~Igniting Change for Inclusive Health

Special Olympics Health, made possible by the Golisano Foundation, is working to achieve inclusive health for people with intellectual disabilities, which means equitable access to quality healthcare, education, and services throughout the community.

Click here to learn more about the Special Olympics Healthy Communities Grant

Click here to learn more about health issues for Special Olympics Athletes

Fit 5 Health and Wellness Classes

Fit 5 Health and Wellness Classes

Fit 5 Health and Wellness Classes for SOMT athletes will be starting in January. The 8-week class focuses on hydration, fruits and vegetables consumption and different types of exercises.

YMCA Helena

Tuesdays 4:30-5:15 pm starting January 22

(If interested contact Vickie Donisthorpe, SOMT Health and Wellness Director

(406)-315-4215 or vdonisthorpe@somt.org)

Spring Meadows Resources

Thursdays 10:00-10:30 am and 1:00-1:30 pm starting January 24

(If interested contact Mary Ulrich, (406)-439-9511)

 

Meet the New Clinical Directors

Special Olympics Montana held its first Train-the-Trainer training in Missoula on October 12 and 13. Donna Bainbridge, SOI Global Clinical Advisor trained 5 new FUNFitness Clinical Directors and Mary Pittaway, SOI Global Clinical Advisor and Rebecca Morley, Health Promotion Clinical Director, trained 5 new Health Promotion Clinical Directors. Congratulations to Amanda Grove, PT, DPT, Cory Murphy, PT, DPT, Jennifer Stephens, PT, DPT, PCS, Mike Tran PT, DPT, Patty Jo Lane PT, DPT, Heidi Linhart, DNP, Nicole Swartz, FNP, Brianne Owings FNP, Allison Brumet, Dietitian, and Carly Corrigan, RN!

For more information contact:

Vickie Donisthorpe, SOMT Health and Wellness Director

vdonisthorpe@somt.org  (406)-315-4215