Building The Arc
Founded in 1955, The Arc of New Mexico’s mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals with developmental disabilities of all ages by advocating for equal opportunities and choices in where and how they learn, live, work, play and socialize. The Arc of New Mexico promotes self-determination, healthy families, effective community support systems and partnerships.
Lawsuit Filed by Individuals, The Arc and Disability Rights New Mexico
On Wednesday, January 15, 2014 The Arc of New Mexico, Disability Rights New Mexico and eight individual plaintiffs filed a lawsuit against state Department of Health (DOH) and the state Human Services Department (HSD) and top officials of those departments.
Opening The Door People First Chapters
The following presentation was given by Steve Scarton, Arc Self-Advocacy Program Coordinator, and Adam Shand, Advisor, Arc Self-Advocacy Programs, during the 2014 National Arc Convention in Bellevue, Washington. They co-presented with two individuals from New York. Over 50 people attended the presentation. The presentation was excellent and very well received.