Organization/Contact Services/Comments Phone

Adelante Development Center, Inc.

Adelante is a nonprofit agency that provides individualized support services for over 900 New Mexicans with mental, physical, and developmental disabilities, as well as adults with neuromuscular diseases, disabled veterans, and the elderly.

(505) 341-2000

Adult Protective Services

Receives and investigates allegations of abuse,neglect or exploitation of incapacitated adults in New Mexico. Statewide coverage; see website for regional information.

(866) 654-3219

Aging and Disability Resource Center

Links to many resources for elders and people with disabilities, including independent living, benefits counseling, prescription drug assistance and long-term options

(505) 476-4846

(800) 432-2080

American Sign Language University

ASL is a resource site for students and teachers.  There you will find information and resources to help you learn and improve your signing.



Supported Living, Independent Living, Family Living, Foster Care, Respite Care, Prader-Willi Syndrome Project, Health Services, Health Matters Project, meaningful Day Program, Supported Employment,Literacy Project, InterCare (ICF-MR), ARCA Organics, La Paloma Greenhouse

(505) 332-6700


Variety of services and advocacy for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities, including guardianship, trust and representative payee arrangements

(505) 883-4630

Center for Development and Disability

Sponsors about 30 programs and clinical services for people with autism, neurological impairments, medical fragility, hearing and vision impairments and more. Also has links to many early childhood and disability resources.

(800) 552-8195

College Guide for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students

We understand, this is why we aim to help prospective students find the school that best meets their needs through proprietary research, user-friendly guides, and hundreds of independent college rankings.


Coordinator of Long Term Services (COLTS)

Medicaid waivers to allow elders 65 and older to receive services to stay in their homes or to find assistance and referrals for affordable assisted living or help applying for Medicaid. Focuses on alternatives to nursing home care.

(800) 432-2080
Waiver Line

Community Options Inc

Offices in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and Las Cruces. Provides housing and employment support to people with disabilities.

(505) 265-7936


Daytime care services for elderly, frail and intellectually disabled adults. Also has a community living support program.

(505) 887-1310

Deaf Education: A New Philosophy

This is a place where brilliant minds assemble and collaborate, where they pool together their individual talents across disciplines in service of big ideas and creative solutions.



Def TEC is unique in the fact that it's focus is on a particular audience, deaf and hard-of-hearing students, rather than on a technical discipline.


Disability Resources & Educational Services

We are here to ensure that qualified individuals with disabilities are afforded an equal opportunity to participate in the benefits of the program.


Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)

State of New Mexico office for residents needing assistance and resources to achieve employment. Includes NM Commission for the Blind, NM Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Governor's Commission on Disability and more.

(505) 841-6450
East NM

(505) 841-5770
Central NM

(505) 877-7673
South Central NM

(505) 836-1774
West Central NM

Graduate Success for Students with Disabilities

The following guide provides resources for students with disabilities, and an expert interview discussion on how to excel in graduate school as a student with a disability. 


Independent Living Resource Centers

Advocacy and services for all people with disabilities. Includes assistance with housing, benefits, transportation, education, employment, home modifications, assistive equipment, transitioning from nursing home back into community and obtaining in-home care.

(505) 266-5022

(505) 832-1128
East Mountains

(575) 835-2486

(575) 439-1112

Learning Disability Testing

Medicaid eligible resources

(505) 255-7016
Dr. Joseph Cardillo

(505) 292-5003
Dr. Barbara Koltuska

(505) 865-7100
Dr. Clifford Morgan (Los Lunas)


Early Intervention helps children and toddlers, birth to age 3, with disabilities or delays in their development and supports families through education and family services. LifeROOTS Adult Programs provides individuals with disabilities ages 18(+) comprehensive services in a manner consistent with their future goals and specific needs. Our Adult Services provide job coaching, supported employment, day habilitation, literacy programs, and much more in Albuquerque and Rio Rancho.

(505) 255-5501

Rio Rancho
(505) 962-0270


"Code of Professional Conduct for sign language interpreters."


National Deaf Center

We are here to provide information on DNC and it's offerings.  Seek out online professional development courses, engage with us, access resources and research, get expert assistance on a variety of topics, and more.


National Deaf Education Center

Our primary purpose is to fulfill the national mission of improving the quality of education afforded to deaf and hard of hearing students from birth through age 21 across the country.


NM Brain Injury Resource Center

The Brain Injury Resource Center host four primary programs: Information. Outreach and Referral; Perr and Family Support Program; Professional Development Training; Annual Brain Injury Symposium.

(505) 272-3000

NM Dept of Health Developmental Disabilities Support Division

We are committed to people with development disabilities or medically fragile health conditions, their families, friends and anyone committed to supporting and advocating for individuals with special needs in New Mexico.

(505) 841-5500

NM Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Employment Program

1 (800) 224-7005

NM Technology Assistance Program

NMTAP offers free services to New Mexicans with disabilities to help them get the assistive technology (AT) services they need.  NMTAP is a statewide program designed to increase knowledge of, access to, and acquisition of assistive or adaptive technology for anyone with any disability, anywhere in the state, of any age.

(505) 841-4464

Parents Reaching Out

Networking for parents of children with developmental delays, medical conditions. Education for parents about children's rights, Medicaid waivers, Social Security Income (SSI). Assistance with applying for benefits.

(505) 247-0192

(800) 524-5176

Personal Care Option (PCO)

Information for people receiving full Medicaid coverage to arrange for their own services for in-home care and assistance with daily living tasks.

(505) 841-8407

(866) 364-3310

Resources for Individuals with Disabilities

Prospective college students with disabilities now have countless resources available to make their transition to post secondary education less stressful


Social Security


(800) 772-1213

Speech Pathology Master's Programs

The right online speech pathology graduate degree is different for everyone-it depends on your schedule, where you wish to practice, where you live, and how you learn best.  We have compiled a list of some factors you should take into consideration  

Supporting Deaf And Hard Of Hearing Students

Tools, Technology and Key Resources to Cultivate Academic Success


The Arc of New Mexico

Improve the quality of life for individuals with developmental disabilities of all ages by advocating for equal opportunities and choices in where and how they learn, live, work, play, and socialize.

(505) 883-4630

Transitional Living Services/Therapeutic Living Services

Offers people with psychiatric disabilities group homes, independent living support, education, financial management, medication oversight, crisis intervention and counseling

(505) 268-5295

UNM Center for Development and Disability

Identifies, develops, and strengthens opportunities and choices for all persons with disabilities and their families throughout

(505) 272-3000

Wheelchair Resources

See Adelante, Independent Living Resource Center, private businesses such as  Numotion, Sandia Wheelchair Solutions, United Access


Wonder Moms

Wonder Moms is a project by three mom's to share real talk, helpful information, and practical advice with parents of kids who have intellectual disabilities, Down syndrome, autism, language and speech delays, deafness, chronic illness, and traumatic brain injury. Go to resources and find even more information.

Working Disabled Individuals (WDI)

A Medicaid category. Program run through New Mexico Human Services Dept.

(800) 318-1469

(888) 997-2583

(505) 827-7750


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