ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. –The University of New Mexico Center for Development and Disability has received a $15,000 Daniels Fund Grant to support one of its autism programs, Camp Rising Sun.

Camp Rising Sun is a summer camp designed for children and adolescents with autism. The camp offers a supportive environment where individuals with autism can have a summer camp experience, while gaining social skills and independence.

The grant will allow Camp Rising Sun to provide service to more individuals with autism in New Mexico.

For more information about Camp Rising Sun, call 272-9015 or visitwww.camprisingsunnm.org.


Contact: Lauren Cruse, 272-3322