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2300 Menaul Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107

Contact Numbers
Phone: (505) 272-3000
Fax: (505) 272-2014

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(800) 552-8195
(505) 272-8549

Center for Development and Disability

News, Events & Announcements


TRIAD Families First Program

We are pleased to inform you of a joint collaboration between UNM CDD and Vanderbilt University in the areas of Parent Home Training. We will be offering three trainings on three different dates, each dealing with a specific topic.

Registration is required as this is “live” training that will require in person attendance as the video portion of this will be broadcast here at the UNM CDD Building in Room 103 East here at 2300 Menaul Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM, 87107.

Registration will be limited to the first forty people who sign up.

Register Here

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Camp Rising Sun Highlighted in National Magazine

Camp Rising Sun Leaders

Camp Rising Sun was highlighted in the American Camp Association’s “Camping” Magazine in the July/August 2017 issue. The issue highlighted 6 camps throughout the nation that were highlighted as “Program Innovators”.

View the article.


ADOS-2 Workshop: Introductory Clinical Workshop

September 25-27, 2017

Registration CLOSED

Monday, Sept. 25
1:00 pm-5:00 pm
ASD/ADOS 2 Overview

Tuesday, Sept. 26
8:30 am-5:00 pm
Modules 3 and 4

Wednesday, Sept. 27
8:30 am-5:00 pm
Modules 1 and 2

Who: Therapists, Clinicians, Medical Professionals, School Professional Personnel

Payment Deadline: September 15, 2017

ADOS-2 Introductory Clinical Workshop

The ADOS-2 is used for assessing and diagnosing Autism Spectrum Disorders across ages, developmental levels, and language skills. The second edition includes revised algorithms, a new comparison score for Modules 1-3, updated protocols with clearer administration and coding guidelines. The ADOS-2 introductory/clinical training workshop will use a lecture format and live demonstrations to introduce the basic principles of administering and scoring ADOS-2 modules 1 through 4 and provide an essential step toward competence in using the ADOS-2 in everyday clinical practice or for research purposes. This training does not include the Toddler Module Clinical Workshop.


Home Visiting Work Group recognized by Bernalillo County Commission

Home Visiting Work Group

At the Bernalillo County Commission’s regular meeting on April 25, 2017 The Bernalillo County Home Visitation Work Group was recognized with a Proclamation for Child Abuse Prevention Month. Commissioner Maggie Hart Stebbins praised home visiting in the proclamation as “truly making a difference in the lives of children and families.”

Carolyn Salazar, Nurse Supervisor of the Nurse Family Partnership Program, UNM Center for Development and Disability, accepted the proclamation on behalf of the 10 home visiting programs and several partners who participate in the Bernalillo County Home Visitation Work Group.

Home Visiting programs play an increasingly important role in the promotion of infant and early childhood mental health, emphasizing the parent-child relationship and understanding typical child development and unique temperaments. Home Visitors engage families in learning positive behavior support strategies and work to reduce family stress in order to help promote children’s mental health. The Bernalillo County Home Visiting Work Group supports an integrated approach for serving young families. The group demonstrates interagency collaboration among early childhood partners and regularly offers joint professional development in early childhood.

For more information contact:
D. Catherine Sánchez
Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health
Community Outreach & Engagement
UNM/Center for Development and Disability
505.225.9153
csanchezpreissler@salud.unm.edu


CDD Events Calendar

  • FRI, AUG 25, 2017 at 5:00 PM - 6:00PM
    TEST
    Location: CDD
  • SAT, SEP 16, 2017 at 8:00 AM - 11:00AM
    Families First: Developing Communication Skills (More info...)
    Location: 103 East CDD Building
  • MON, SEP 25, 2017 at 1:00 PM - 5:00PM
    ADOS-2 Workshop
    Location: 103 East
  • TUE, SEP 26, 2017 at 8:30 AM - 5:00PM
    ADOS-2 Workshop
    Location: 103 East
  • WED, SEP 27, 2017 at 8:30 AM - 5:00PM
    ADOS-2 Workshop
    Location: 103 East
  • SAT, OCT 07, 2017 at 8:00 AM - 11:00AM
    Families First: Beginning Toilet Training (More info...)
    Location: 103 East CDD
  • THU, NOV 09, 2017 at 12:00 PM - 8:00PM
    Partners in Policymaking (More info...)
    Location: Albuquerque Airport Sheraton
  • FRI, NOV 10, 2017 at 8:00 AM - 8:00PM
    Partners in Policymaking
    Location: Albuquerque Airport Sheraton
  • SAT, NOV 11, 2017 at 8:00 AM - 12:00PM
    Partners in Policymaking
    Location: Albuquerque Airport Sheraton
  • SAT, DEC 02, 2017 at 8:00 AM - 11:00AM
    Families First: Out and About-Preparing for Community Routines (More info...)
    Location: 103 East CDD
  • THU, JAN 11, 2018 at 12:00 PM - 8:00PM
    Partners in Policymaking
    Location: Albuquerque Airport Sheraton
  • FRI, JAN 12, 2018 at 8:00 AM - 8:00PM
    Partners in Policymaking
    Location: Albuquerque Airport Sheraton

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