This portal provides free disability-related information and resources to families throughout New Mexico.
This portal provides free disability-related information and resources to families throughout New Mexico.

Tipsheets

The ABLE Act is a federal law that allows eligible people with disabilities to open an ABLE investment and savings ...
The legislative process relies on you:Our legislative body is made up of real people elected into office by you. The ...
What is the Americans with Disabilities (ADA)? ADA is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities ...
What is Assistive Technology (AT)? AT is any item, equipment, or software program used to improve the capabilities of persons ...
List of Early Childhood Direct Service Programs ...
What is the CDD Library? Located at the University of New Mexico (UNM) Center for Development and Disability (CDD), the ...
What is New Mexico Centennial Care? Centennial Care is the New Mexico Medicaid program. Most people who have Centennial Care ...
What is Child Find? The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) provides for the identification and evaluation of students ages ...
Children’s Medical Services (CMS) program provides services for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disabling conditions in children ...
In college, accommodations are reasonable adjustments that the college provides to students to make it possible for students to access ...
List of contact information for a number of New Mexico College Disability Offices ...
Are you interested in scheduling an event with the UNM CDD Information Network? Click the link to read the tip ...
List of New Mexico Crisis Line contact information ...
What is an allocation to the Developmental Disabilities (DD) Waiver? When a person is found eligible for the Developmental Disabilities ...
What is the Developmental Disabilities (DD) Waiver? This waiver program helps eligible New Mexicans live in their homes and communities ...
NMDVR is a state and federally funded agency that helps prepare people with disabilities to get employment through individualized employment ...
List of Early Intervention Providers for Children Birth to 3 years old ...
List of information about Emergency Food, Shelter, Clothing and Dental Care in Albuquerque ...
What is EPSDT? Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT) services are those services available to children under the ...
What is the Family Infant Toddler (FIT) Program? The FIT Program is a statewide program that provides early intervention services ...
There are many options for free and low-cost food in Albuquerque ...
Guardianship is the legal relationship that is created when the court appoints a guardian foran adult, 18 years or older, ...
Guardianship is the legal relationship that is created when the court appoints a guardian foran adult, 18 years or older, ...
New Mexico is home to several different options for hippotherapy and therapeutic riding facilities ...
Hippotherapy is when the movement of the horse is used as a treatment tool by Physical Therapists (PT), Occupational Therapists ...
Home Visiting programs provide services with trained professionals for families who are expecting, or who have children who have not ...
There are a variety of information and referral agencies available to New Mexicans ...
Please click on the link to learn how to register to become a library patron, how to browse the catalog ...
Please click on the link to learn about a valuable resource for Physicians, Care Coordinators, Service Providers, and Families of ...
This waiver program provides services to individuals who have been determined to have botha medically fragile condition and a developmental ...
Medicare is health insurance for individuals who are age 65 and older, as well as certainyounger people with disabilities, permanent ...
The Mi Via Self-Directed Waiver is a state Medicaid Waiver program that helps people with intellectual and/ordevelopmental disabilities self-direct their ...
Agencies that specifically serve the healthcare needs of Native Americans include IndianHealth Services (IHS), First Nations Community HealthSource, and tribal ...
Each Managed Care Organization (MCO) contracted with New Mexico’s CentennialCare Medicaid program is required to have an Ombudsman. Access to ...
People First Language is using language that is appropriate and respectful about an individualwith a disability. People First Language or ...
There are several organizations which provide assistance with rent, utilities, and food ...
SSDI is a federal program that provides monthly cash benefits to people who have worked,paid Social Security taxes, and now ...
Expedited Reinstatement (EXR) is a safety net for people who return to work and laterlose their Supplemental Security Income (SSI) ...
Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a federal program that provides monthly cashbenefits to people who have worked, paid Social ...
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a program that provides cash benefits to adults andchildren who have disabilities, and who have ...
There are eleven Social Security offices located throughout New Mexico ...
If an individual receives Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and has another sourceof income, Social Security’s Plan for Achieving Self-Support (PASS) ...
Subsidy and Special Conditions are supports that an individual receives on the job. Thesesupports are provided by someone other than ...
A Supplemental Needs Trust, often referred to as a Special Needs Trust, is a trust designedto benefit an individual with ...
State General Funds pay for services for children and adults who have been determinedeligible for the Developmental Disabilities (DD) or ...
The new Supports Waiver, started July 1, 2020, is an option for individuals on the DD Waiver ...
When it comes to transitional housing, there are several options in Albuquerque for both men and women ...
Accessible transportation, or paratransit, is door-to-door or curb-to-curb transportation forpeople with disabilities and senior citizens who are not able to ...
There are many different options for accessible transportation in the ABQ Metro Area ...
Children from birth up to age 18 may get Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. They must be disabled and they ...