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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.
The Latest News
Jul 21, 2016
Disability Rights New Mexico 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.
For more information and locations of the public hearings, please click here for the Gallup and surrounding area, click here for the Farmington and surrounding area, click here for the Taos and surrounding area.
Please attend and let your voice be heard.
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.
Mar 24, 2016
The new Residential Accessibility Modification Program (RAMP) may be able to help you.
This program, sponsored by the Governor’s Commission on Disability, strives to improve the lives of individuals with physical disabilities by making improvements in their living situations.
For example, the RAMP may install ramps, roll-in showers, or grab bars in an individual’s home.
To qualify, you must: 1) be a U.S. citizen, 2) have lived in New Mexico for 6 months, 3) have a physical disability, as evidenced by SSI or SSDI benefits OR a statement from a physician, 4) have applied for all other available residential modification community resources, and 5) taxable or reportable income must be within 250% of the most current Federal Poverty Income level.
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