Tag: Center for Development and Disability

Governor’s proclamation, job fair mark Disability Employment Awareness Month

Governor’s proclamation, job fair mark Disability Employment Awareness Month

By Furhana Afrid | September 29, 2015
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez has proclaimed October as Disability Employment Awareness Month throughout the state, affirming “New Mexico’s commitment to inclusive workplaces and community.” The UNM Center for Development and Disability kicked off the month with a reading of the proclamation and a job fair.
Camp Rising Sun celebrates 10 years, with a Russian twist

Camp Rising Sun celebrates 10 years, with a Russian twist

By Furhana Afrid | June 18, 2015
Camp Rising Sun has been brightening the summer for hundreds of autistic children in New Mexico for a decade. Now it's serving as a model that could change the way Russian children with autism experience summer camp.