Disability-Related Resources & Collections

Libraries and other facilities that offer a range of special collections which provide access to a broad spectrum of general and specialized book and nonbook material as well as reading material in alternative formats. (Adapted from AIRS TJ-4500)

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Alamogordo, NM

Organization Name: NEW MEXICO COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE- SANTA FE
Address: 408 North White Sands Boulevard
Alamogordo, NM 88310
Phone: 575-437-0401
Toll Free Phone: 888-513-7967
Toll Free Phone: 888-513-7967
Services Provided: The Commission for the Blind provides a variety of services enabling blind people to become fully participating, contributing members of society. These services provide the means by which blind persons may realize their fullest potential. The following programs and services provide the means by which blind persons may gain a productive role in society: vocational rehabilitation, students in transition to employment, assistive technology, employment development, emergency eye care, business enterprise, independent living/older bind services, adult orientation center, New Mexico Jobline, and NEWSLINE for the blind. NM Commission for the blind has field offices in : Albuquerque, Farmington, Las Cruces, Las Vegas and Roswell.

Assistive Technology Equipment
Assistive Technology Equipment Acquisition Assistance
Assistive Technology Equipment Loan
Assistive Technology Training
Blind Mobility Aids
Braille Instruction
Braille Materials/Collections
Braille and Tactile Aids
Computer Display/Output Aids
Evaluation for Assistive Technology
Independent Living Skills Instruction
Low Vision Aids
State Administered SSI Supplement Programs
Vocational Assessment
Vocational Centers
Vocational Education
Vocational Rehabilitation
Voice/Audio Output Aids
Original Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 11/7/2018

Albuquerque, NM

Organization Name: UNM/HSC CENTER FOR DEVELOPMENT & DISABILITY (CDD)
Address: 2300 Menaul Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107
Phone: 505-272-0281
Toll Free Phone: 800-552-8195
Toll Free Phone: 800-552-8195
Wheelchair Accessible: No Stairs in Service Delivery Areas
Services Provided: The Center for Development and Disability CDD Information Network offers Information Specialists who can connect you to local, state, and national organizations and program resources. We also offer a specialized library with disability related books, videos, DVDs, periodicals, and journals available for check-out or onsite use by individuals with disabilities, families, healthcare professionals, school personnel, advocates, case managers, and others.

Accessibility Information
Assistive Technology Information
Comprehensive Information and Referral
Comprehensive Job Assistance Centers
Directory/Resource List Publication
Disease/Disability Information
Government Information Lines
Information Lines
Information and Referral
Shelter Information Lines
Specialized Information and Referral
State Government Information Lines
Original Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 3/27/2019
2200 Yale Blvd SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
Phone: 505-841-8844
Address: 2200 Yale Blvd SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
Phone: 505-841-8844
Services Provided: Free dial-in newspaper service for people unable to read ordinary print because of visual or physical limitations.

Reading Services for People With Disabilities
Recordings for the Blind
Original Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 5/13/2014
Organization Name: NEW MEXICO COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE- SANTA FE
Address: 2200 Yale Blvd. SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
Phone: 505-841-8844
Toll Free Phone: 888-513-7964
Toll Free Phone: 888-513-7964
Services Provided: The Commission for the Blind provides a variety of services enabling blind people to become fully participating, contributing members of society. These services provide the means by which blind persons may realize their fullest potential. The following programs and services provide the means by which blind persons may gain a productive role in society: vocational rehabilitation, students in transition to employment, assistive technology, employment development, emergency eye care, business enterprise, independent living/older bind services, adult orientation center, New Mexico Jobline, and NEWSLINE for the blind. NM Commission for the blind has field offices in : Albuquerque, Farmington, Las Cruces, Las Vegas and Roswell.

Assistive Technology Equipment
Assistive Technology Equipment Acquisition Assistance
Assistive Technology Equipment Loan
Assistive Technology Training
Blind Mobility Aids
Braille Instruction
Braille Materials/Collections
Braille and Tactile Aids
Computer Display/Output Aids
Evaluation for Assistive Technology
Independent Living Skills Instruction
Low Vision Aids
State Administered SSI Supplement Programs
Vocational Assessment
Vocational Centers
Vocational Education
Vocational Rehabilitation
Voice/Audio Output Aids
Original Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 11/7/2018
Organization Name: NEW MEXICO COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE- SANTA FE
Address: 2200 Yale Blvd. SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
Phone: 505-841-8844
Toll Free Phone: 888-513-7958
Toll Free Phone: 888-513-7958
Services Provided: The Commission for the Blind provides a variety of services enabling blind people to become fully participating, contributing members of society. These services provide the means by which blind persons may realize their fullest potential. The following programs and services provide the means by which blind persons may gain a productive role in society: vocational rehabilitation, students in transition to employment, assistive technology, employment development, emergency eye care, business enterprise, independent living/older bind services, adult orientation center, New Mexico Jobline, and NEWSLINE for the blind. NM Commission for the blind has field offices in : Albuquerque, Farmington, Las Cruces, Las Vegas and Roswell.

Assistive Technology Equipment
Assistive Technology Equipment Acquisition Assistance
Assistive Technology Equipment Loan
Assistive Technology Training
Blind Mobility Aids
Braille Instruction
Braille Materials/Collections
Braille and Tactile Aids
Computer Display/Output Aids
Evaluation for Assistive Technology
Independent Living Skills Instruction
Low Vision Aids
State Administered SSI Supplement Programs
Vocational Assessment
Vocational Centers
Vocational Education
Vocational Rehabilitation
Voice/Audio Output Aids
Original Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 1/8/2019

Las Cruces, NM

Organization Name: NEW MEXICO COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE- SANTA FE
Address: 277 East Amador, Suite 101
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Phone: 575-524-6450
Toll Free Phone: 888-513-7960
Toll Free Phone: 888-513-7960
Services Provided: The Commission for the Blind provides a variety of services enabling blind people to become fully participating, contributing members of society. These services provide the means by which blind persons may realize their fullest potential. The following programs and services provide the means by which blind persons may gain a productive role in society: vocational rehabilitation, students in transition to employment, assistive technology, employment development, emergency eye care, business enterprise, independent living/older bind services, adult orientation center, New Mexico Jobline, and NEWSLINE for the blind. NM Commission for the blind has field offices in : Albuquerque, Farmington, Las Cruces, Las Vegas and Roswell.

Assistive Technology Equipment
Assistive Technology Equipment Acquisition Assistance
Assistive Technology Equipment Loan
Assistive Technology Training
Blind Mobility Aids
Braille Instruction
Braille Materials/Collections
Braille and Tactile Aids
Computer Display/Output Aids
Evaluation for Assistive Technology
Independent Living Skills Instruction
Low Vision Aids
State Administered SSI Supplement Programs
Vocational Assessment
Vocational Centers
Vocational Education
Vocational Rehabilitation
Voice/Audio Output Aids
Original Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 11/7/2018

Las Vegas, NM

Organization Name: NEW MEXICO COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE- SANTA FE
Address: 2522 Bridge Runner Road
Las Vegas, NM 87701
Phone: 505-425-3546
Toll Free Phone: 888-513-7963
Toll Free Phone: 888-513-7963
Services Provided: The Commission for the Blind provides a variety of services enabling blind people to become fully participating, contributing members of society. These services provide the means by which blind persons may realize their fullest potential. The following programs and services provide the means by which blind persons may gain a productive role in society: vocational rehabilitation, students in transition to employment, assistive technology, employment development, emergency eye care, business enterprise, independent living/older bind services, adult orientation center, New Mexico Jobline, and NEWSLINE for the blind. NM Commission for the blind has field offices in : Albuquerque, Farmington, Las Cruces, Las Vegas and Roswell.

Assistive Technology Equipment
Assistive Technology Equipment Acquisition Assistance
Assistive Technology Equipment Loan
Assistive Technology Training
Blind Mobility Aids
Braille Instruction
Braille Materials/Collections
Braille and Tactile Aids
Computer Display/Output Aids
Evaluation for Assistive Technology
Independent Living Skills Instruction
Low Vision Aids
State Administered SSI Supplement Programs
Vocational Assessment
Vocational Centers
Vocational Education
Vocational Rehabilitation
Voice/Audio Output Aids
Original Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 11/7/2018

Roswell, NM

Organization Name: NEW MEXICO COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE- SANTA FE
Address: United Bank Plaza
400 N. Pennsylvania, Suite 900
Roswell, NM 88201
Phone: 575-624-6140
Toll Free Phone: 888-513-7961
Toll Free Phone: 888-513-7961
Services Provided: The Commission for the Blind provides a variety of services enabling blind people to become fully participating, contributing members of society. These services provide the means by which blind persons may realize their fullest potential. The following programs and services provide the means by which blind persons may gain a productive role in society: vocational rehabilitation, students in transition to employment, assistive technology, employment development, emergency eye care, business enterprise, independent living/older bind services, adult orientation center, New Mexico Jobline, and NEWSLINE for the blind. NM Commission for the blind has field offices in : Albuquerque, Farmington, Las Cruces, Las Vegas and Roswell.

Assistive Technology Equipment
Assistive Technology Equipment Acquisition Assistance
Assistive Technology Equipment Loan
Assistive Technology Training
Blind Mobility Aids
Braille Instruction
Braille Materials/Collections
Braille and Tactile Aids
Computer Display/Output Aids
Evaluation for Assistive Technology
Independent Living Skills Instruction
Low Vision Aids
State Administered SSI Supplement Programs
Vocational Assessment
Vocational Centers
Vocational Education
Vocational Rehabilitation
Voice/Audio Output Aids
Original Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 11/7/2018

Santa Fe, NM

Organization Name: NEW MEXICO COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE- SANTA FE
Address: 2905 Rodeo Park Dr East
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Phone: 505-827-4479
Services Provided: The Business Enterprise Program BEP provides employment opportunities for blind individuals who wish to operate food service facilities. The BEP has food establishments from small stands, to vending routes, to a full military cafeteria at Kirtland Air Force Base. The BEP provides the public and government employees with quality food service that is conveniently located within government buildings. Thirty-four blind persons participated in the BEP program and vendor earnings were $3,226,674, contributing $210,587 in gross receipt taxes to the state.

Assistive Technology Equipment
Assistive Technology Equipment Acquisition Assistance
Assistive Technology Equipment Loan
Assistive Technology Training
Blind Mobility Aids
Braille Instruction
Braille Materials/Collections
Braille and Tactile Aids
Computer Display/Output Aids
Evaluation for Assistive Technology
Independent Living Skills Instruction
Low Vision Aids
State Administered SSI Supplement Programs
Vocational Assessment
Vocational Centers
Vocational Education
Vocational Rehabilitation
Voice/Audio Output Aids
Original Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 11/7/2018
Address: 2905 Rodeo Park Dr. East, Bldg. 4
Suite 100
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Phone: 505-476-4479
Toll Free Phone: 888-513-7968
Toll Free Phone: 888-513-7968
Wheelchair Accessible: Ramps
Services Provided: The Commission for the Blind provides a variety of services enabling blind people to become fully participating, contributing members of society. These services provide the means by which blind persons may realize their fullest potential. The following programs and services provide the means by which blind persons may gain a productive role in society: vocational rehabilitation, students in transition to employment, assistive technology, employment development, emergency eye care, business enterprise, independent living/older bind services, adult orientation center, New Mexico Jobline, and NEWSLINE for the blind. NM Commission for the blind has field offices in : Albuquerque, Farmington, Las Cruces, Las Vegas and Roswell.

Assistive Technology Equipment
Assistive Technology Equipment Acquisition Assistance
Assistive Technology Equipment Loan
Assistive Technology Training
Blind Mobility Aids
Braille Instruction
Braille Materials/Collections
Braille and Tactile Aids
Computer Display/Output Aids
Evaluation for Assistive Technology
Independent Living Skills Instruction
Low Vision Aids
State Administered SSI Supplement Programs
Vocational Assessment
Vocational Centers
Vocational Education
Vocational Rehabilitation
Voice/Audio Output Aids
Original Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 11/7/2018

Nationwide

Organization Name: Library of Congress
Address: Washington, DC 20542
Phone: 202-707-5100
TDD: 202-707-0744
Eligibility: Physically or visually impaired US residents
Services Provided: This service is free and loans Braille books and magazines, recorded books and magazines, music in large print and Braille, and playback equipment designed for the visually impaired. Available to US residents with physical or visual impairment.
Provider Profiles: Administered nationally through cooperating regional and local libraries.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 5/30/2018