Category Archive: Events

Ordinary kid with extraordinary talent advocates Autism Acceptance

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At the age of 12, Matthew Rau has already accomplished publishing his first book of poetry. “Heart of the Seasons”  expresses his keen observation and appreciation of nature’s changes throughout the year. Matthew is a sixth-grader in Kalispell,... Read More

Fall Jamboree 2016!

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All CDC families are invited to join us at our Missoula Center–3335 LT Moss RD, out at Fort Missoula–for this year’s Fall Jamboree! Like every year, there will be good food, games and great company. A highlight that’s new this... Read More

Obstacle Course, Barrier-Free!

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Earlier this month, the Child Development Center (CDC) brought its Flathead Valley kids and families together at Kalispell’s Lawrence Park for a colorful afternoon of egg-balancing, slip-n-slidin’, blanket races, leap frogging, water-balloon throwing... Read More

Miracle League baseball in the Flathead!

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In 1997 Rockdale Youth Baseball Association’s coach Eddie Bagwell invited the first child with a disability to play baseball on his team. Michael, a 7 year old child in a wheel chair, attended every game and practice to cheer on his 5 year old brother... Read More

Shift from Awareness to Inclusion

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Western Montana is embracing autism acceptance. Check out this article in the Missoulian, and please consider supporting children with autism in the Child Development Center’s programs by making a donation to our wishlist of educational toys, technology... Read More

Community Spotlight: 3.25.16

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Sandi Tyler, from Karl Tyler Chevrolet & Cadillac, promoted our #AutismAcceptance event on KPAX-TV. Check out footage of her interview, and join us on Fri, Apr 1 from 5 – 8 pm at the MSO Hub (flowing into The Bicycle Hangar) in downtown Missoula!... Read More

First Friday, April 1: Autism Acceptance

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The Child Development Center’s month-long Autism Acceptance campaign kicks off as part of First Friday, April 1 in vibrant downtown Missoula. Join us on Friday, April 1 between 5 – 8 p.m. at the MSO Hub and adjoining Bicycle Hangar in downtown... Read More