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UNM Center for Development & Disability

Our mission is to advance exemplary services, research, education and policies to support the well-being of all New Mexicans. We provide lifelong care for people with and at risk for developmental and other disabilities.

CDD is New Mexico's only federally funded Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service. 

Serve. Educate. Advocate.


CDD Programs for Families & Professionals

Browse the skill-building, educational and direct-service programs we offer New Mexicans in their homes and through outreach centers across the state.

CDD 30th Anniversary Conference

The CDD yearlong conference will provide trainings on a variety of topics from all the different divisions and programs that make up the Center for Development & Disability. Trainings will be provided by national and CDD presenters, as well as presenters from all over the state of New Mexico.


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Your One-Stop Center for Family & Community Resources

Get access to the Information Network, Babynet and other resources for families with development and disability needs.

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Autism Portal: Services & Advocacy Across New Mexico

Parents, providers and people with autism have been instrumental in bringing much-needed autism services to New Mexico.

CDD partners with these advocates to raise awareness and share information throughout the state. Visit the CDD Autism Portal to listen to our podcast, join an online training and find resources.

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