New Mexico

List of State Resources - New Mexico

NameDescription
Autism SpeaksAutism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout life, to the needs of people with autism and their families.
Autism societyThey are an affiliate of the Autism Society of America and follow their mission statement: "Improve the lives of all those affected by autism." The defense, education, support, services and promotion of research are the pillars of ASA's activities. They are a community of acceptance, support, and connection.
Hearts for autismHearts for Autism Fund is a non-profit organization founded to give children the opportunity to attend a specialty camp in autism. They involve children in physical activities and promote social skills with their peers.
Education for Parents of Indian Children with Special Needs (EPICS)EPICS, is a non-profit organization. It originally began in response to a need expressed by Native American parents who were concerned about their children's entry into the BIE and NM School System regarding Special Education and lack of representation. Today, EPICS specifically serves families of Native American children with disabilities, developmental delays, special health care needs, and deaf or hard of hearing.
Center for self-advocacyThe New Mexico Self-Defense Center is a place where people with intellectual and developmental disabilities come to meet, organize, work, and train others on how to improve their quality of life. Its goal is to help and support people with developmental disabilities to empower themselves, make their own decisions, speak out for themselves and others, take control of their own lives, raise awareness of disability issues, and achieve maximum independence and quality of life.
DDSDThe Developmental Disabilities Support Division provides a variety of services that are available to children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families.
The Center for Development & Disability (CDD)Autism programs offered through CDD are a collection of education, training, and consultation services. These programs include advocacy support and training for people with ASD, their families and their community, Community Awareness and Intervention Workshops, Webinars and E-courses, Professional Skills Development, among others.
EastersealsProvides exceptional services, education, outreach and advocacy so that people living with autism and other disabilities can live, learn, work and play.
Medical home portalHere are programs that offer any of a variety of therapeutic interventions, which can be used individually or in combination, to address the range of social, language, sensory, and behavioral difficulties experienced by children and adults with autism and related disorders.
Autism Behavior Services IncThe extensive services they offer include telehealth that can provide access throughout the state of New Mexico. Programs may also feature a hybrid model of telehealth and direct therapy for your child with autism. Through these innovative models, families can access parent training, autism testing guidance, ABA therapy, social skills, and IEP consultation.
New Mexico - Applied ABCApplied ABC provides ABA and autism therapy services for individuals with autism. Applied Behavioral Counseling provides behavioral therapy in the home. The organization offers evaluations, treatment plan, behavior analyst, parenting trainings and much more.
Autism Learning PartnersProvides services to children with autism and other developmental disabilities including center-based, home-based ABA therapy, early intervention, diagnostic services, social skills program, parent involvement and training, speech, occupational and physical therapy , telehealth services, comprehensive ABA therapy, and focused ABA therapy.

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Disclaimer: The resources posted on Ability Life Solutions are meant solely as suggestions and should not be construed as child-specific advice. The Center For Autism and Related Disorders recommends working with a board-certified behavior analyst (BCBA) who has experience with autism before starting any intensive behavioral intervention. Any choices you make in determining your child’s treatment are completely at your own discretion.

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