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Disclaimer: Montana Vocational Rehabilitation (MVR) is not responsible for the contents of any off-site pages referenced. Links to any of these Web sites should not be construed as an endorsement by MVR of any offered products or services.

This page contains links to Web sites related to disability, education, and employment. For ease of use, these links have been organized into 9 categories. The categories: Physical & Mental Health, Medication Information, and Employment & Careers contain essential information for the Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor in the execution of his or her duties.

Physical & Mental Health

  • Internet Mental Health: A comprehensive and easily accessible guide to the understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illness.
  • MedicineNet Medical Dictionary: An online medical dictionary including a list of diseases and conditions with descriptions, treatment, and medications often prescribed.
  • Medline Plus : A complete medical encyclopedia at your fingertips and a comprehensive health information site.

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Medication Information

  • Benefits Check Up - BenefitsCheckUp helps thousands every day to find programs for people age 55 and over that may pay for some of their costs of prescription drugs, health care, utilities, and other essential items of services.
  • Directory of Free Prescription Medication Programs: A directory of programs with guidelines describing specific drug company programs, covered medicines, and eligibility requirements.
  • Medline Medication Information: Pharmaceutical information in an easily accessible format.
  • MedicineNet Medication Information: A list of medications with side effects and drug interactions.
  • Needy Meds: Information regarding drug assistance programs with a helpful "frequently asked questions" section.
  • Partnership for Prescription Assistance - The Partnership for Prescription Assistance brings together America's pharmaceutical companies, doctors, patient advocacy organizations and civic groups to help low-income, uninsured patients get free or nearly free brand-name medicines.
  • The Medicine Program! This organization was established by volunteers dedicated to alleviating the plight of an ever increasing number of patients who cannot afford their prescription medication.

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Employment & Careers

  • America's Career Infonet : A career exploration tool for descriptions of occupations, education requirements, wage and job trends, and wage comparisons by state.
  • America's Job Bank: A nationwide job search from Department of Labor for both the job seeker and the employer.
  • Federal Jobs: This site allows you to search for federal job openings by key words, series, or by grade. It allows you to narrow your search to one or more states or search nationwide.
  • Jobs in Education: A listing of available teaching positions in Montana and other information from the MT Office of Public Instruction.
  • Montana Workforce Informer - Website for Montana Department of Labor and Industry - Research and Analysis Bureau
  • Montana Workforce Services Division : The definitive source for Montana specific job seeking information, labor market statistics, labor and industry, as well as state and private job openings. This site also includes links to national employment information as well as State and Federal job sites.
  • O*Net, The Occupational Information Network: O*Net is a database of work activities, work content, work values, tasks, and interests associated with various occupations. You can search for occupations by title, key word, code, related occupations, skills, and crosswalks.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook: A nationally recognized source of career information with job descriptions, work conditions, training and education requirements, earnings, and expected job prospects nationwide.
  • President's Committee on Employment: Excellent listing of large, nationwide employers who are committed to the employment of people with disabilities.
  • Willing and Able: A job hunting guide for Montanans with disabilities.

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Education & Training

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Disability Aspects

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Assistive Technology

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Advocacy

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Legislation & ADA

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Other Disability Related Public Programs