Links to Related Resources


This site links visitors to other organizations and resources on information for individuals with developmental and other disabilities and their families. Please send AUCD any suggestions for additional links.


Assistive Technology

  • Accessible Event by Serotek

    Company that makes meetings, lectures, and webinars and other events instantly accessible to the blind, deaf, and blind/deaf members of the audience, staff, or classroom.

  • Accessworks

    Knowbility's employment program providing technology services to government agencies, schools, and businesses delivered by people with disabilities working from home or office.

  • Assistive Technology Journal

    An applied, scientific publication in the multi-disciplinary field of technology for people with disabilities, whose purpose is to foster communication among individuals working in all aspects of the assistive technology arena.



    Academic Autism Spectrum Partnership in Research and Education

    The Academic Autistic Spectrum Partnership In Research and Education (AASPIRE) brings together the academic community and the autistic community to develop and perform research projects relevant to the needs of adults on the autism spectrum. Our partnership adheres to the principles of Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR), whereby academics and community members serve as equal partners throughout the research process.

  • Real People, Real Jobs

    This new website from the Institute for Community Inclusion highlights the employment successes of people with Intellectual Disabilities/Developmental Disabilities (ID/DD) who are working in paid jobs in their communities. Stories represent a variety of categories such as interagency collaboration, self-employment and job creation/negotiation.

  • rethink autism

    rethink autism offers parents and professionals immediate access to effective and affordable Applied Behavior Analysis-based treatment tools for the growing population affected by autism spectrum disorders.


Health Care





  • Timing is Everything! New Mexico LEND Hosts Cerebral Palsy Early Identification and Intervention Virtual Conference

    On October 21, 2023 NM LEND teamed up with the NM Cerebral Palsy Early Identification and Intervention Task Force to provide a full-day conference for over a hundred doctors, therapists, nurses and developmental specialists from across New Mexico. This is the fourth year that NM LEND Director, Sandra Heimerl, collaborated with the task force planning team to organize and offer this training.

  • Growing Threat of a Constitutional Convention and Balanced Budget Amendment

    28 state legislatures have passed resolutions in support of a Constitutional Convention to rewrite the U.S. Constitution to pass a balanced budget amendment. Such a move would restrict federal spending by $8 trillion in the first decade of its implementation and would require devastating cuts to Social Security, education, and healthcare, among other policy areas.

  • Senate Proposal for Balanced Budget Amendment Would Require Extreme Cuts

    An analysis issued by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities finds that the constitutional balanced budget amendment that the Senate may consider this year would compel policymakers to make devastating cuts to vital programs, including those in education, law enforcement, and medical research.


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