New Mexico Department of Developmental Disabilities Supports Division Employment First Authorization and Implementation Policy and Procedure

New Mexico

"Establishes procedures for supporting working age adults to have access to valued employment opportunities as the preferred service in New Mexico. Access to competitive integrated employment will enable the person to engage in community life, control personal resources, and receive services in the community. Case Managers and Interdisciplinary Team members shall give preference to community and natural supports to assist individuals to attain their employment goals and desired outcomes."

State Policies & Initiatives: 
  • Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Customized Employment
  • Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)
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