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DRNM Legislative Report

Every week during the Legislative Session, Disability Rights New Mexico publishes a legislative report that covers legislation concerning all disabilities. For more information visit Disability Right New Mexico Website DRNM-LEGISLATIVE REPORT WEEK 1   [read more…]

NMAS 2016 Pledge Drive

By participating in, pledging and donating to the New Mexico Autism Society during our 2016 pledge drive you are helping ensure the New Mexico Autism Society can increase their programming, continuing building a community of those affected by autism and offer support to thousands of individuals affected by autism in NM! 2015 was a phenomenal year for NMAS and with your help we can make 2016 even better. From collaborations with business to increase their awareness and understanding about autism and offer sensory friendly opportunities, [read more…]

Tis’ The Season

The latest from the New Mexico Autism Society   THE LATEST [read more…]

Nomination information for Super Heroes of Autism

Do you know a champion in the autism community who deserves to be recognized? Now accepting nominations in the following categories: Parent/Family of the Year Individual of the Year(self-advocate) Special Educator of the year(k-8) Special Educator of the year (Secondary/Post secondary) Educator of the year (General educator/Integrated classroom) Autism Service Provider of the year (Children’s services) Autism Service Provider of the year (Adult services) Medical Professional of the year (MD, DDS, Ph.D.) Employer of the year (Employs an individual with autism or person affected by [read more…]

Startlight Cinema 8 Sensory Friendly Movie Experience Pilot Program

New Mexico Autism Society collaborates with Mitchell Theatres Startlight Cinema 8 to offer a sensory friendly movie experience at Los Lunas theatre.   The New Mexico Autism Society is happy to announce a partnership with Mitchell Theatres Starlight Cinema for a 3 month pilot program that will offer a “sensory friendly movie” on the first Saturday of every month. The first show will be Minions on August 1, 2015 at 11:30.   The sensory friendly movie experience offers families affected [read more…]

Rock-Ability Car Show

    CLICK HERE TO ENTER YOUR VEHICLE INTO THE SHOW Waiver For Car Show     [read more…]

Call for Designers Project Connect Season 3

The New Mexico Autism Society and 66 Pin-Ups are looking for local designers, seamstresses and  anyone who wants to try their hand making a dress for our fashion show design challenge. The Challenge: NMAS and 66 Pin-Ups will provide each designer with 2 yards of puzzle piece fabric. The designers will need to create a vintage (1940’s-1950’s) inspired dress using at the minimum 1 yard of  the fabric provided. Categories include: Red Carpet Maralyn, Riveting Rosie, Mad for Mrs. Draper, Teasingly Ditta, Bettie on the Beach, We Love Lucy, Elegant [read more…]

Nominate a mother of a child with ASD

Nominate a mother of a child with ASD for an EXCLUSIVE MAKEOVER! Do you have a special lady in your life affected by autism who you think needs and deserves a little pampering? Nominate them today for a Full Makeover courtesy  of Salon Jerome and Janelle Otero (Makeup). We have not 2, but 4 makeovers that will be granted this year! These ladies will also be guests of honor at this years Charity Design Fashion Show, Project Connect Season 3. The event will [read more…]

Explora collaborates with New Mexico Autism Society

Explora collaborates with New Mexico Autism Society to create materials for children on the autism spectrum   Families with children on the autism  spectrum now have new resources for science exploration, thanks to a partnership between Explora and the New Mexico Autism Society Hundreds of families gathered at Explora for an evening of dinner, fellowship, and shared scientific exploration. All of the families have been touched by autism, but none are letting that stop their children’s ability to explore STEM (science, technology, engineering, [read more…]

New Mexico Autism Society and Explora Community Partnership

We are doing it again! The New Mexico Autism Society has continued their partnership with Explora, which means some exciting Explora fun for YOU!! Explora is New Mexico’s premiere hands-on, innovative discovery learning center in Albuquerque! What does that mean to our autism community? Families and individuals affected by autism will receive a ONE YEAR MEMBERSHIP to EXPLORA for FREE! Your membership entitles you to membership discounts for classes, camps and birthday parties just to name a few! *You do [read more…]