Transition to Adulthood

Autism Brief – Supporting Students with ASD in Higher Education

View or download "Supporting Students with ASD in Higher Education" here ...
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Autism Brief – IEP Considerations for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

View or download "IEP Considerations for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder" here ...
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“What do You Want to be When You Grow Up?” Empowering Youth with Disabilities for their First Job

by Marcy Hintz “What do you want to be when you grow up?” is a question adults often ask their ...
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Getting a Diagnosis for Adults with ASD

How-is-Autism-Diagnosed About Autism Why Was My Child Diagnosed with Autism? And What Does It Mean? Where to get evaluation, individuals ...
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After Diagnosis Next Steps for Adults with ASD

Why Was Myself or My Child Diagnosed with Autism? And What Does It Mean? 100 Day Kit (version for adults) ...
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Treatment Options for Adults with ASD

What is effective? Medical and Behavioral Treatments for ASD For more guidance about what interventions would be effective for your ...
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Archived Webinars – Other Topics

Archived webinars are for reference and some information might be outdated. Webinars include: "Using Alternative Communication to Promote Meaningful Language ...
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Archived Webinars – Screening & Diagnosis

Archived webinars are for reference and some information might be outdated. Webinars include: "Overview of DSM-5: Autism Spectrum Disorder" ...
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My child is about to transition into adulthood; what should we consider at this time and who can support us?

There are many considerations during an individual with ASD’s transition into adulthood. Some of the areas include: Education At age ...
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How can I find out about possible summer activities available for my child?

The Recreational Program at the Autism Programs can offer fun community activities that provide inclusive social-recreational programs for adolescents and ...
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As an adult with autism where can I find more information about community opportunities such as advocacy, recreational programs, and other resources?

How can I learn about being a self advocate? The New Mexico Center for Self Advocacy is a program with ...
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What is Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)?

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) refers to a group of disorders that are characterized by difficulties in social communication and restricted ...
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Dental Guide for Families and Caregivers

Dental Guide for Families and Caregivers Dental Care for Individuals with Autism ...
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Resources for Adults with ASD

Autism Programs Family and Provider Resources Team Services Animal Information Network Library A Guide for Military Families Cap or the ...
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Employment Information for Adults with ASD

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Partners for Employment Autism Speak Employment Tool Kit Self-Funded Employer Tool Kit ...
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Guardianship

Guardianship-Developmental Disabilities Planning Council Guardianship-Arc of NM ...
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Self Advocacy

Center for Self Advocacy People First Arc of New Mexico Partners in Policymaking Autism Speaks Advocacy Tool Kit ...
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Individual and Family Support

Center for Self Advocacy New Mexico Autism Society Parents Reaching Out Family Support Took Kit ...
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Education Information for Adults with ASD

Education about Transition Transition Age - News, Blog, Resources, Tool kits Parents Reaching Out forward at 14 Autism Speak Transition ...
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Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis for Adults

How-is-Autism-Diagnosed About Autism Why Was My Child Diagnosed with Autism? And What Does It Mean? Where to get evaluation, individuals ...
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How is Autism Diagnosed?

Mary Boehm, MA, CCC-SLP Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities Programs Division Download the printable brief version of this post here ...
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Insurance

Diagnostic and treatment services for children with ASD are generally available in New Mexico, and are funded by private insurance, ...
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DD Waiver

What is a DD Waiver? This waiver program helps eligible New Mexicans live in their homes and communities by allowing ...
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Medicaid

What is New Mexico Centennial Care? Centennial Care is the name of the New Mexico Medicaid program. Most people who ...
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Supplementary Security Income

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a federal program that provides financial support for low income individuals with disabilities. If the ...
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Income Support Programs

New Mexico Program Divisions New Mexico Human Services Department New Mexico Department of Health Developmental Disabilities Supports Division (DDSD) Centers ...
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