Continuum of Care Project
Adult Cerebral Palsy Clinic
What is the Adult CP Clinic?
Life's issues change with age, and people with Cerebral Palsy often benefit from a comprehensive approach to medical care that is sensitive to these changing needs.
The adult CP clinic uses a team approach to support patients and their families over the life span.
What Services are Provided by the Adult CP Clinic?
The Adult CP team can offer comprehensive evaluations that may include psychosocial assessments, neurological examinations, attention to medical issues (including sexuality and women's health issues), and facilitation of specialist referrals as necessary.
When and Where is the Adult CP Clinic?
The Adult CP Clinic is held every third Thursday of the month, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., located at:
2350 Alamo Avenue SE, Suite 155
Albuquerque, NM 87106
Meet Our Team:
Toni Benton, MD, is a Medical Consultant and Family Practice doctor who serves as the Medical Director and as Family Practitioner for the Transdisciplinary Evaluation and Support Clinic (TEASC), which provides consultation services for adults with developmental disabilities.
Alyse Drummond, RN, joined the Continuum of Care Project in May of 2009. She is The Clinical Coordinator of The Clovis Outreach Clinic, as well as The Adult CP Clinic. She has expertise in seizure management, The Ketogenic Diet and Vagal Nerve Stimulator. She organizes, participates and provides follow up care for these clinics by working with patients with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and their families, programs and nurses.
Carla Fedor, RN, CDDN, has more than 15 years of experience as a nurse working in the intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) field in New Mexico. As a Coordinator of Clinical Services with the Continuum of Care at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, she organizes, participates, and tracks follow up care for several specialty clinics at the University and around the state.
Kathleen Lankasky, Disability Consultant, teaches continuing medical education classes across the state through Continuum of Care, and makes personal perspective presentations concerning emotional and medical issues faced by adults with developmental disabilities as they age. Being born with cerebral palsy has given her many years of personal experience with, and insight into, the best and the worst aspects of medical care and therapeutics for people with dd.
Ingrid Nelson, MS, is the Senior Program Manager with the Continuum of Care Project. Ingrid makes use of all of her skills as an advocate, trainer, team builder, planner, and motivator, as her job is truly an evolving position. Her love of training still remains at the forefront in her current position, and she is always willing to educate so that individuals can be empowered and make informed decisions.
John Phillips, MD is a UNM Neurologist specializing in the care of children and adults with developmental disabilities. He has specific expertise in spasticity management, with active research in rehabilitation for cerebral palsy and traumatic brain injury patients.
Lourdes Vizcarra, MD, is a Medical Consultant who provides clinical observation and participation in the Adult Special Needs Clinic at the Family Medicine Center. She also works for the Center for Development & Disability as a Physician On Call and as a Family Medicine Physcian for the UNM Health Sciences Center. Currently she is a member of the team on an interim basis.
For more information and scheduling please contact:
(Some insurance companies require referral by the primary care physician before the day of your appointment.)
Carla Fedor, RN, CDDN
(505) 925-2383, or
Alyse Drummond, RN
A Multidisciplinary Clinic Serving Adults with Cerebral Palsy and Related Neurodevelopmental Motor Disorder