Wheelchair-Selecting a Power Chair
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Information & Referral Agencies
There are a variety of information and referral agencies available to New Mexicans.
There are several organizations which provide assistance with rent, utilities, and food.
Wheelchair-Selecting a Manual Wheelchair
For people with limited mobility, a wheelchair allows them to interact with society. It is a
tool of empowerment to grant individuals the independence to go to work, buy groceries,
socialize, study etc. Without this tool, they are significantly limited and are often left in
isolation. Selecting a wheelchair that meets an individual’s needs is crucial to insuring the
best quality of life for that individual.
In college, accommodations are reasonable adjustments that the college provides to studentsto make it possible for students to access the class curriculum and reach educational goals. Students are responsible for connecting with the college disability office and requesting their own accommodations.