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.
DISABILITY RIGHTS NEW MEXICO PRIORITIES
Decrease the abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disabilities by improving the practices of programs and facilities in congregate settings for people with disabilities and/or where there are significant allegations of abuse, neglect or exploitation.
Increase the number of individuals with disabilities who receive appropriate, high quality community-based services that enable them to live productively and independently in community settings.
Expand, support and utilize the capacity of DRNM as well as individuals and organizations in the disability community to influence public policies and systemic changes in policies, statutes and regulations affecting individuals with disabilities.
33rd Annual Conference on Aging
Share Your Care will be doing a workshop on: PREPARING AND CARING FOR THE AGING POPULATION EXPLOSION: ADULT DAY SERVICES,THE BEST KEPT SECRET, TUESDAY, AUGUST 23RD 10:45AM-11:45AM