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Mission Statement: 

Inclusion Services strives to insure that all residents with disabilities have the same opportunities to participate in all department programs and services as residents without disabilities.

The program will provide an inclusive environment that serves to foster everyone participating together.

Inclusion services will serve to increase public awareness of the various community resources and recreational programs available to people with disabilities.

Our goals and objectives are to give all residents of Bernalillo County, regardless of ability, the opportunity to participate in and experience the benefits of parks and recreation services and programs.

To increase community awareness and understanding of physical, cognitive and emotional disabilities.

Through effective leadership and training, department staff will continuously exhibit an inclusive and welcoming attitude towards all participants with disabilities.

To maintain a system which effectively identifies those participants who require reasonable accommodations and to make available those accommodations when feasible.

Thanks: 

Thanks to all our Parks and Recreation Department partners, for helping make our community better for all

Additional resources:

The New Mexico Autism Society - www.nmautismsociety.org

Very Special Arts, New Mexico - www.vsartsnm.org

NM Special Olympics - www.sonm.org

University of New Mexico Center for Development & Disability - http://www.cdd.unm.edu/Autism/index.html


 

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    Location:
    Westside Community Center
    1250 Isleta Blvd. SW
    Albuquerque, NM
    87105

  • Registration begins Aug. 1 for this recreational program designed for four- and five-year old minds and bodies. Activities vary from music, painting, arts & crafts, to outdoor activities and field trips. The program will run Monday - Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 29 - Dec. 15, 2016 and Jan. 9 - May 4, 2017. Cost is $40 per four weeks, or a $255 flat rate. Registration fees are $15 for the first child; $10 for each additional child. For information, please visit the webpages of the participating BernCo community centers or click on the links below for fliers for individual community centers.

  • This is a high-energy dance class.
    Location:
    Westside Community Center
    1250 Isleta Blvd. SW
    Albuquerque, NM
    87105

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