Ability Connection New Mexico

Contact Information
Mailing Address: 
401 San Pedro NE, Suite E
City: 
Albuquerque
State: 
New Mexico
Zip: 
87108
Counties of Location: 
Bernalillo
Phone: 
(505) 268-5076
General Organization Email: 
Program Information
NTEE Code: 
P- Human Services
E- Health Care
G- Disease, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Mission Statement: 
The mission of Ability Connection is to provide a full array of services to individuals with physical and intellectual disabilities as they strive to achieve their highest level of independence. At Ability Connection, our passion is providing the very highest quality care and support.
Programs: 
Our passion is providing the very highest quality care and support to children and adults with disabilities. Our organization has been building on this passion for over 58 years while continuing our commitment to level the playing field for those with disabilities. We empower individuals to live the best life possible by removing barriers that inhibit independence and autonomy. At Ability Connection, we focus on each person’s ability and believe in each individual’s potential for success. Removing Limits through Technology / Assistive Technology Program: Demonstrations of assistive technology, training for hardware and software, and assistance in securing assistive devices that enable individuals to perform tasks with greater independence, such as voice recognition software and adaptive keyboards. Public Education: Training provided to the community about programs, events and disability-related topics with the goal of positively influencing public opinion and attitudes related to persons with disabilities and enhancing understanding of cerebral palsy and other disabilities. Information and Referral: Response to requests for information about physical and intellectual disabilities and related community services. General questions and specific requests for assistance are addressed. Home and Community-Based Supports for children and adults: Work with individuals and families to provide necessary supports for individuals to remain independent.
Populations Served: 
Disabled
Families
Counties Served: 
Statewide
Year Founded: 
1953
Annual Budget: 
$5,000,000 or more
Personnel: 
100 or more FTE
Executive Director: 
Bill Knudsen
Board and Volunteer Positions: 
Accepts inquiries about volunteering
Nonprofit Status: 
Has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS
Is registered as a Nonprofit Corporation with the State of New Mexico
Current Volunteer Opportunities
There are no volunteer opportunities from this organization.
Current Job Listings
Job City Posted onsort icon How to Apply
Event Specialist Albuquerque Mar 20 2012 Email resume and cover letter to development@abilityconnectionnewmexico.org

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