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Disability Rights New Mexico – DRNM -  is a private, non-profit organization whose mission is to protect, promote and expand the rights of persons with disabilities. We are the designated protection and advocacy program for New Mexico, and as such we have authority under federal law to pursue legal, administrative and other remedies on behalf of persons with disabilities.


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The Latest News

Jun 15, 2017

Disability Rights New Mexico (DRNM) is seeking public input for our Priorities.  This is your opportunity to give us input about the work we do on behalf of New Mexicans with disabilities. Click here for Roswell location, click here for Las Cruces location, click here for Las Vegas location.

May 22, 2017

The recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District is a victory for New Mexicans seeking special education and related services for children with disabilities.  The Individuals with Disabilities Education (IDEA) requires that State receiving funds to educate children with disabilities provide a "free appropriate public education" (FAPE). To meet the standards of a FAPE, the Court required that the IEP "must be appropriately ambitious in light of [the child's] circumstances," and acknowledged "every child should have the chance to meet challenging objectives."  To read more on the ruling, click here.

May 25, 2016

Is your child getting all the behavioral health services that he or she is entitled to under Centennial Care?  Click here for more information.

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Click here to keep updated on the latest news from the 2017 Legislative Session.


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We are seeking individuals who are interested in serving on the Board of Directors for DRNM.  Click here for information and application. 

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DRNM
is seeking individuals who are interested in serving on the Mental Health Advisory Council. Click here for information and appllication.

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The Policy & Legislative Action Network (PLAN) is a group of individuals concerned with disability-related issues in New Mexico.  Click here for more information on the PLAN.

 


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