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Programs that provide classes, workshops or other educational opportunities for parents, potential parents, or family members who want to acquire the knowledge and skills to be effective in their parenting role. (adapted from AIRS PH-6100)

8600 Academy Rd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111
Phone: 505-822-0476
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8600 Academy Rd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111
Phone: 505-822-0476
Fax: 505-858-4424
Email: dldschool1@aol.com
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The school has a working board consisting of staff and community. Many of the members have been active since the inception of the school. The board has always been committed to offering the right learning environment for any student who needs to learn in a different way. The Staff of DLD Sycamore School are trained and skilled in working with students with learning differences. They are committed, dedicated, and caring professionals who incorporate Christian values into their teaching strategies. Certified and non-certified personnel work in the intimate and nurturing environment of the school. Among our staff is a language therapist certified in Orton Gillingham for students needing one-to-one work and daily pull-out for dyslexia and reading help. DLD is listed in The Directory of Facilities and Services for Learning Disabled.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/13/2021
201 University Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
Phone: 505-341-0555
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201 University Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
Phone: 505-341-0555
Email: admissions@pathwaysacademynm.org
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Through a spirit of collaboration and a passion and commitment to academic and social excellence for children with special educational needs and learning disabilities, Pathways Academy offers a one-of-a-kind school that delivers an innovative approach to evidence-based learning techniques that realize potential and change lives. Pathways Academy is a year-round school, open Monday through Thursday (No classes Friday). All students who graduate from Pathways Academy are eligible for a New Mexico State High School Diploma (the same diploma received if they attended a public school). We have graduates who have attended and are currently attending New Mexico colleges and universities such as CNM and NMSU.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/13/2021
1634 University Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102
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1634 University Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Toll Free Phone: 800-691-9067
Email: resourceandreferral@unm.edu
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At the local, regional, and state levels, the UNM Early Childhood Services Center collaborates to promote a complete and aligned quality early care, education, and family support system that is equitably available to all children and their families in New Mexico.

This website serves as a great tool for families to search and identify agency program and resources that provide Home-Visiting, Home-Based Child Care, Early Intervention Programs, Head Start and Early Head Start, NM PreK, and Special Education Preschool.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/13/2021
120 South Federal Place, Room 206
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone: 505-827-1457
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120 South Federal Place, Room 206
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone: 505-827-1457
Fax: 505-954-0001
Email: PED.HelpDesk@state.nm.us
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The Special Education Division will work with districts, parents, and SWDs to ensure that kids protected by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act get a free and adequate public education (IDEA). We'll use data to make judgments on how to help SWDs fulfill college and job readiness criteria by providing equal access to demanding courses and high-quality training. Their website includes more information and resources on Data reports for transparency within the agency, Autism Spectrum Disorder, PreK, and much more.
(*Note: Please click on "Special Education Division Staff," to specifically get in contact with someone within the agency for more information).

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/13/2021
300 Don Gaspar Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone: 505-827-5800
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300 Don Gaspar Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone: 505-827-5800
Email: PED.HelpDesk@state.nm.us
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The New Mexico Public Education Department collaborates with educators, communities, and families to ensure that ALL children are healthy, confident in their identities, and well-prepared for college, profession, and life; and believe that New Mexico students are part of a culturally and linguistically sensitive educational system that caters to all students' social, emotional, and academic needs. PED provides a wide range of services and supports regarding education in the state of NM such as: College and Career Readiness, Early Education, Licensure, Special Education, Policy and Legislative Affairs, and much more (please see their website and click on "About Us: Departments/Bureaus" for more information.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/13/2021
6400 Uptown Blvd. NE Suite 200 West
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Phone: 505-855-9900
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6400 Uptown Blvd. NE Suite 200 West
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Phone: 505-855-9900
Fax: 505-855-9970
Email: oppel@aps.edu
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The IEP Specialist Liaison is responsible for directing programs that give educational help to students with mental, psychological, learning, behavioral, or physical challenges as part of a school's instructional leadership team.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/13/2021
PO Drawer 5619
Santa Fe, NM 87502-5619
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PO Drawer 5619
Santa Fe, NM 87502-5619
Toll Free Phone: 800-832-1321
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New Mexico Legislature created the Early Childhood Education and Care Department and was launched on July 1, 2020 with the purpose of creating a childhood system that is more unified, equitable, and successful. This entails organizing a range of programs from conception to age five, as well as ensuring that families in all parts of the state have access to the resources they require such as: Child Care Services, Early Childhood Special Education, Early Head Start, Families FIRST Program, Family Infant Toddler (FIT) Program, Family Nutrition Bureau, Home Visiting, and NM PreK.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/13/2021
905 W. Apache Street
Farmington, NM 87401
Phone: 505-566-5880
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905 W. Apache Street
Farmington, NM 87401
Phone: 505-566-5880
Fax: 505-566-5889
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The Native American Disability Law Center is a private nonprofit organization that advocates for the legal rights of Native Americans with disabilities. Through advocacy and education, we empower Native people with disabilities to lead independent lives in their own communities.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/13/2021
301 Bulldog Blvd
Artesia, NM 88210
Phone: 575-746-3585
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#1 Panther Boulevard
Animas, NM 88020
Phone: 575-548-2299
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505 Marquette Ave NW Suite 1350
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 505-244-1101
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505 Marquette Ave NW Suite 1350
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 505-244-1101
Fax: 505-244-1101
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Pegasus Legal Services for Children is a nonprofit agency that provides free or sliding scale civil legal services to children, youth, and their caregivers, including direct representation, community legal education, and systemic advocacy.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/13/2021
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1205 Parkway Drive Suite A
Santa Fe, NM 87504
Phone: 505-471-1001
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1205 Parkway Drive Suite A
Santa Fe, NM 87504
Phone: 505-471-1001
Fax: 505-471-4427
Email: info@newvistas.org
Services Provided:

New Vistas provides disability support and advocacy, independent living skills training, peer support, early intervention, and Information & Referral Services in the nine northern New Mexico counties (Colfax, San Miguel, Harding, Santa Fe, Los Alamos, Taos, Rio Arriba, Union, and Mora).

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/13/2021
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2201 Buena Vista Dr SE Unit 201
Albuquerque, NM 87106
Phone: 505-767-6630
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2201 Buena Vista Dr SE Unit 201
Albuquerque, NM 87106
Phone: 505-767-6630
Email: melissaw@epicsnm.org
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We are a Community Parent Resource Center serving families who have Native American children with disabilities or developmental delays in NM, including those with special healthcare needs, and the professionals that work with them.

TRAINING
We provide FREE community training for families in several topical areas such as Overview of IDEA, the IEP & IFSP Process, Record Keeping, Transition from Part C to Part B, Transition from High School, Transition from Middle School, Bullying, Parent Rights in both Part C & B, and Advocacy. Parents and Professionals can request training.

ADVOCACY
We provide ongoing advocacy support, helping families make informed and relevant decisions best for their children and their family.

PARENT-TO-PARENT CONNECTION
We provide parent-to-parent connections by matching parents with others who have or share similar experiences to provide advice, support, generate ideas, and create a stronger support system.

RESOURCE & REFERRAL
Resource library with computers. We can also provide information on resources, topics, and networks.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/13/2021
2501 Yale Blvd SE Suite 200
Albuquerque, NM 87106
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2501 Yale Blvd SE Suite 200
Albuquerque, NM 87106
Toll Free Phone: 800-524-5176
Services Provided: We are a non-profit organization that works with parents, caregivers, educators, and other professionals to promote healthy, positive, and caring experiences for families and children.

We help families by:

Providing Individual case by case support to meet families where they are in their journey.
Believing all families care deeply about their children.
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/13/2021
Sparta, NJ 07871
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Sparta, NJ 07871
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Provides practical advice, emotional support and the most up-to-date educational information for families of children and adults with disabilities and special healthcare needs as well as to the physicians, allied health care professionals, and educational professionals. Available for free, as a monthly email. 

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 7/30/2021
2228 Ball Drive
Saint Louis, MO 63146
Phone: 314-432-4330
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2228 Ball Drive
Saint Louis, MO 63146
Phone: 314-432-4330
Toll Free Phone: 866-728-4968
Fax: 314-432-8963
Email: info@parentsasteachers.org
Eligibility: At-risk families with children under the age of 5.
Services Provided: Parents as Teachers helps organizations and professionals work with parents during the critical early years of their children's lives, from conception to kindergarten. By administering home visits to families, developing curricula, training professionals and advocating for children and family.
Locate a Parents as Teachers program in your area.
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 11/7/2019
12410 Milestone Center Drive Ste 600
Germantown, MD 20876
Phone: 301-948-0599
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12410 Milestone Center Drive Ste 600
Germantown, MD 20876
Phone: 301-948-0599
Fax: 301-948-6776
Email: info@fatherhood.org
Eligibility: For peer fathers or for fatherless children.
Services Provided: The National Fatherhood Initiative aims to improve the well-being of children through the promotion of responsible fatherhood.
Fatherhood program locator.
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 1/6/2020
5100 SW Macadam Ave, Suite 300
Portland, OR 97239
Phone: 503-222-4044
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5100 SW Macadam Ave, Suite 300
Portland, OR 97239
Phone: 503-222-4044
Email: info@nicwa.org
Services Provided: Provides educational and informational resources for families, service providers, caseworkers and tribal leaders related to the welfare of Native American and Alaska Native children. This includes information about child abuse, adoption and foster care, policy, and advocacy.
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 1/3/2020
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Organization Name: Auburn University
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Eligibility: Member of a blended/stepfamily
Services Provided: Stepparenting Toolkit
Smart Steps Family Life Curriculum for Stepfamilies
Directory of Support Groups for Stepfamilies
Directory of professionals who have complete the NSRC's clinical training for working with stepfamilies
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 4/9/2020
250 West First Street Ste 250
Claremont, CA 91711
Phone: 909-621-6184
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250 West First Street Ste 250
Claremont, CA 91711
Phone: 909-621-6184
Toll Free Phone: 855-427-2736
Fax: 909-621-0614
Email: info@nationalparenthelpline.org
Languages Spoken: Spanish
Eligibility:

No restrictions

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Organization dedicated to mitigating and preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences through a community of parents, organizations, and volunteers. Adverse Childhood Experiences could include major health and mental health concerns, fostering well-being and family functioning, strengthening families, achieving leadership, improving programs, etc.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Offering ongoing online support groups for people of all ages.

  • Bereavement Support Groups
  • Parenting Helplines
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 6/3/2021
PO Box 7038
Denver, CO 80207
Phone: 303-433-6200
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PO Box 7038
Denver, CO 80207
Phone: 303-433-6200
Fax: 303-302-1691
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Email: info@brightbytext.org
Languages Spoken: Spanish
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No restrictions, information for children ages 0 - 8

Services Provided: Bright by Text provides free activities, games, and resources in the form of text message. This program offers parents and caregivers expert tips and resources via text for children up to the age of five years old, including positive parenting tips and information about the child(ren)'s physical development.

  • Parenting Helplines
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 6/2/2021
451 North LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL 60654
Phone: 888-431-2229
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Address:
451 North LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL 60654
Phone: 888-431-2229
Email: fussybaby@erikson.edu
Languages Spoken: Spanish
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Those struggling to care for a baby who is fussy, crying excessively, or has difficulties with sleeping or feeding.

Services Provided: A warmline for parents with a fussy or crying baby.

  • Parenting Helplines
Source: Help Me Grow Utah via United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/2/2021
515 W. Entiat Ave.
Kennewick, WA 99336
Phone: 5097359405
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515 W. Entiat Ave.
Kennewick, WA 99336
Phone: 5097359405
Fax: 5093967730
Email: info@readingfoundation.org
Eligibility: Available to all
Services Provided:

The Children’s Reading Foundation focuses on engaging parents and caregivers in a child’s learning, beginning from birth. Our early literacy and learning programs and campaigns provide families, schools and communities the knowledge, tools and skills necessary to ensure every child has the strongest literacy and learning beginning to thrive in school and life.

These evidence-based, proven literacy and early learning campaigns and programs are at work across the United States and in Canada, and growing. They are modeled to be replicated and adapted to meet the needs of the communities served, including families in poverty and non-English-speaking families.

Tools include:

  • Read with a child
  • READY! for Kindergarten
  • READ Up
  • Help Children Succeed

Chapter Directory: Find a local reading foundation chapter or program partner.

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 12/23/2020