Virtual Presentation Rooms
Virtual Presentation will be available on March 11, 2021 at the time indicated.
Click on the link (you may be asked to download and install the Zoom App), enter your first name and last initial, and wait to be admitted to the room. Once in the room you can chat with the presenters and host.
- 1:00-1:30 p.m.
Ruidoso High School: Welcome video
- 1:35-2:05 p.m.
DVR / Lisa Jones and Monique Glenn: NM DVR video
- 2:10-2:40 p.m.
ENMU-Ruidoso / Daniel Waldo: IBest / IET Program video
- 2:45-3:15 p.m.
ENMU-Roswell / Rebecca Cobos: Special Services Program video
- 3:20-3:50 p.m.
NM Commission for Deaf and Hard of Hearing / Susanna Santillan: NMCDHH Services / Free Technology Demonstration
- 3:55-4:25 p.m.
Workforce Connection Center, WIOA program / William Hooper and Krystine Zuest: WIOA program video
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Virtual Exhibitor Tables
(Exhibitors are Listed in Alphabetical Order)
Disability Rights New Mexico (DRNM)
A private, non-profit organization founded to protect the rights of people with disabilities. DRNM is the designated Protection and Advocacy System for individuals with disabilities in the state of New Mexico.
firstname.lastname@example.org · (575) 541-1305 or (575) 647-9027
ENMU-Roswell Special Services Program
The Special Services Department provides an important component in the comprehensive community university mission of ENMU-Roswell by providing services and programs to students with disabilities. The Special Services Department seeks to maximize the educational and career opportunities for all students with disabilities.
Contact: Rebecca L. Cobos, Director of Special Services
Rebecca.Cobos@roswell.enmu.edu · (505) 702-4370
ENMU-Ruidoso Education Programs
ENMU-Ruidoso offers a variety of programs for students interested in teaching and making a difference in the community. Scholarship opportunities exist for our Early Childhood, Elementary, Special Ed, and Secondary Education programs. We offer both certificate programs and Associate’s degrees designed to prepare students to work in a variety of educational settings, or to work towards a Bachelor’s degree.
Contact: Jeff Frawley, Department Chair, Language and Fine Arts
Jeff.Frawley@enmu.edu · (575) 315-1140
Website: ENMU-Ruidoso Certificate Programs
- Child Development Certificate Program
- Educational Assistant (Pre-K – 12) Certificate Program
- Early Childhood Education Associate’s Program
- Elementary/Special Education Associate’s Program
- Secondary Education Associate’s Program
Education for Parents of Indian Children with Special Needs (EPICS)
EPICS aims to assist families to influence change in their communities to maximize positive outcomes for children with disabilities and special healthcare needs.
Independent Living Resource Center
The Independent Living Resource Center (ILRC) serves individuals with disabilities in a sixteen county service area by providing support, advocacy, and removing barriers that prevent people with disabilities from full and equal participation in all aspects of community life. Services are designed to increase independence and self-sufficiency.
Contact: Barbara Baker, Program Specialist
email@example.com · (575) 439- 1112
Website: ILRC NM
- ILRC PowerPoint Presentation download, English; (view ILRC .pdf)
- ILRC PowerPoint Presentation download, Spanish; (view ILRC .pdf)
New Mexico Apprenticeship Office
Apprenticeship and Pre-Apprenticeship programs combine paid on-the-job training with related classroom instruction. The goal is to prepare individuals for skilled occupations while equipping them with the practical experience that employers seek in applicants. As a result, employers often ensure that program completers retain employment at an increased wage.
Contact: Katrina Vigil, State Apprenticeship Director
firstname.lastname@example.org · (505) 841-8565
NM Department of Health – Developmental Disabilities Support Division
Our mission is to effectively administer a system of person-centered community supports and services that promotes positive outcomes for all stakeholders with a primary focus on assisting individuals with developmental disabilities and their families to exercise their right to make choices, grow and contribute to their community.
Website: About DDSD
- Intake and Eligibility Presentation Video
- Home and Community-Based Waivers: Download DDSD Powerpoint; View DDSD.pdf
- Supports Waiver Information
- Developmental Disabilities Waiver Information
- Developmental Disabilities Waiver
- Intake & Eligibility Fact Sheet
- Application Packet
NM Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
The mission of the NMDVR is to encourage and assist the efforts of New Mexicans with disabilities to reach their goals for working and living in their communities.
Contact: Monique Glenn, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
Monique.Glenn@state.nm.us · (575) 437-6550, ext. 36745 or (505) 383-6745
- Online Referral – referral.dvr.nm.gov/Referral/RetrievePersonalInfo
NM Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
DVR is a government agency to assist people with disabilities to obtain, regain, and maintain employment. We serve participants starting at age 14.
DVR serves transition students with pre-employment services including accurate information about what happens to Supplemental Security Income when a student works.
Contact: Jessica Banda, Benefits Advisor/Work Incentive Coordinator
Jessica.Banda@state.nm.us · (505) 383-6811
Region 9 School Based Health Center
R9 SBHC provides exceptional medical and behavioral health care to students in R9 member districts in order to keep them healthy and in class and empower them to take charge of their own health care.
Contact: Ashlee McEwen, Coordinator
Ashlee.email@example.com · (575) 630-7974
Roswell Job Corps
Our mission is to help young people ages 16-24 to improve the quality and satisfaction of their lives through vocational and academic training.
Contact: Etonne Rosprim, Enrollment and Placement Manager
Rosprim.Etonne@jobcorps.org· (575) 347-7408
State of NM Human Services Department Income Support Division
Our mission is to transform the lives. Working with our partners, we design and deliver innovative, high quality health and human services that improve the security and promote independence for New Mexicans in their communities.
Contact: Tamara Sanchez, ICW Staff Manager
Tamara.Sanchez@state.nm.us · (800) 283-4465 (Customer Service)
The Autism Program Family and Provider Resource Team…
… are resource specialists who can assist individuals with ASD, families and providers in finding autism specific resources as well as offer guidance in navigating the service system. Our staff members, through phone or email, are here to help you and your family however we can. The team includes bilingual staff and certified Family Peer Support Workers. We assist with topics ranging from problem-solving individual issues to helping you connect with autism specific resources in your area.
Contact: Autism Family and Provider Resource Team
AutismPrograms@salud.unm.edu · (505) 272-1852 or toll free, (800) 270-1861
- PODCASTS: cdd.health.unm.edu/autismportal/podcast-series
· Autism Office Hours Podcast
· Inside View: Accessing Community Podcast
· Inside View: Sharing Our Voices Podcast
· Educator Voices Podcast
- AUTISM PORTAL: cdd.health.unm.edu/autismportal
- RECURSOS EN ESPAÑOL: cdd.health.unm.edu/autismportal/espanol-proximamente
UNM Center for Development and Disability – Partners for Employment
Our mission is to build capacity by providing training, technical assistance and opportunities for networking and collaboration. We work with state agency personnel, supported employment service providers, educators, family members, self-advocates and employers to advance promising practices for inclusive employment throughout New Mexico.
Contact: Alex Rios, Education Specialist
firstname.lastname@example.org · (505) 269-7536
- Family Transition Resource Guide
A resource guide for families, advocates, teachers, and mentors who are supporting the transition to adulthood of youth with disabilities. Download it here: English | Español
Zia Therapy Center Inc.
Our mission is to provide an array of high quality, person-centered, inclusive programs and services that support the rights and dignity of each person we serve as they work to achieve their dreams.
Contact: Denise Kohls, Direct Services Manager
email@example.com · (575) 439-4900 ext 121