BOZEMAN DEACONESS TURNS BLUE IN APRIL FOR AUTISM AWARENESS

MARCH 29, 2013
Nearly one child in 90 in the United States has been identified with an autism spectrum disorder according to estimates from the Center for Disease Control’s Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network. Autism spectrum disorder affects more than two million people in this country and is almost five times more common among boys than girls.

Many of those with autism spectrum disorder have not been diagnosed due to the complex nature of these brain development disorders. To raise awareness of the condition, Bozeman Deaconess Health Services is promoting World Autism Awareness Day on April 2. Bozeman Deaconess Hospital will “shine a light on autism” by going blue for the month of April, and Bozeman Deaconess is encouraging everyone to “Wear Blue to Work” on April 2.

People with autism spectrum disorder often are affected by flashing lights, sudden movements and overly loud sounds, making it uncomfortable to participate in many routine activities, such as attending the cinema. BDHS is helping there as well, by offering a free sensory-friendly film on April 27. “The Incredibles” will be shown with volume and lights at appropriate levels in the Wheatgrass Room at 1:00 pm. All are welcome.

For more information call the Health Information Center at 414-1644 or visit bozemandeaconess.org/events.

Announcements

SIGN UP FOR OUR PATIENT PORTAL

PATIENT PORTAL GETTING STARTED
As a patient of Bozeman Deaconess Health Group, you can now access important information in your medical record, request an appointment, and communicate with your medical office team online, with the click of a button, anytime of the day or night.
Go To Patient Portal
Bozeman Deaconess Health Group
CHOOSE A CLINIC
AUDIOLOGY
CARDIOLOGY
COSMETIC SURGERY
DIABETES CENTER
FAMILY MEDICINE
GASTROENTEROLOGY
GERIATRICS
GYNECOLOGY
HEMATOLOGY
INFECTIOUS DISEASE & TRAVEL MEDICINE
INTERNAL MEDICINE
MEDICAL ONCOLOGY
NEPHROLOGY
NEUROLOGY
NEUROPSYCHOLOGY
OBSTETRICS
OTOLARYNGOLOGY (EAR, NOSE, THROAT)
PALLIATIVE MEDICINE
PEDIATRICS
PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION
PULMONARY & SLEEP MEDICINE
PULMONARY EXERCISE TESTING
RHEUMATOLOGY
SLEEP MEDICINE
UROLOGY
WOMEN'S HEALTH

Women's Health

COMMITTED TO CARING FOR WOMEN'S UNIQUE NEEDS

Your life is busy and staying well is important to you. And because women often care for others before themselves, we've committed special time and attention to anticipating and meeting your ever-changing needs. Our women's services programs offer wellness and preventive health screenings from mammography, bone density screening, stroke screening to education on stress management, fitness and nutrition. We're with you at every age and stay of life.
PRIMARY CARE
SPECIALTIES
PHYSICIAN DIRECTORY
CLINICS
ABOUT US
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Bozeman Deaconess Hospital    |    Foundation    |    Synergy Medical Spa    |    Advanced Medical Imaging    |    Hillcrest Senior Living    |    The Knolls at Hillcrest