Information is an essential tool for informed decision-making. This section helps families and their partners in the systems around us as they gather information to best meet their needs.
Support for people with developmental risks, delays or disabilities and their families.
Resources for improving the quality of education for all learners.
Disability Rights New Mexico is a congressionally mandated service run as a non governmental non profit organization. Disability Rights New Mexico is made up of advocates and attorneys who represent the interests of persons with disabilities. Some materials in Spanish.
This is a bilingual site that offers information on services and resources in New Mexico in the following areas: health, social services, education, legal services, transportation, and community centers/recreation.
Private nonprofit organization that advocates for the legal rights of Native Americans with disabilities. Advocacy and education to empower Native people with disabilities to lead independent lives in their own communities.
Great resource for families, health educators and caregivers. Links to approved child care providers, NewMexi Kids Insurance, New Mexico Headstart, publications, and more.
Family Infant Toddler Program serves families and children ages birth to three. Limited Spanish materials available.
The Council provides support, information and advocacy for people with developmental disabilities. The NMDDPC Includes the following divisions: the Brain Injury Advisory Council, the Center for Self Advocacy, the Information Network, and the Office of Guardianship.
Resources, and networking opportunities for all those working to improve outcomes for New Mexico's young children and their families.
New Mexico Family Network is a nonprofit organization formed by families of children and adolescents with neurobiological, emotional and behavioral differences. It was originally founded to provide a collective voice to implement improvements to services and service delivery systems.
Technical assistance and quality assurance to improve student performance in New Mexico schools. Information for educators, students and their families. Limited Spanish materials available.
Resources and guidance to schools implementing IDEA to provide a free appropriate education to students with disabilities. Limited Spanish materials available.
This organization works with parents, schools and communities to promote a quality education and nurturing environment for every child. Limited Spanish materials available.
Keep in touch with your state legislature and the progress of bills being considered during each session.
Links and information for families, educators and service providers.
Year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
Resources, training and advocacy to improve the quality of life for individuals with developmental disabilities of all ages.
The CDD web site now includes an online Disability Resource Directory. This searchable database includes New Mexico programs, agencies and organizations that serve individuals with disabilities. Anyone may search the database by entering an organization name, a category, or specific service. For assistance in Spanish, please contact a resource specialist at: 800-552-8195 or 505-272-8549.
(Limited Spanish materials available.) Consumer Handbook in English and Spanish and list of NM providers.