Otero County Advocates for Developmental Disabilities (OCADD) s a non-profit organization that works with parents, caregivers, educators, and other professionals to promote healthy, positive, and caring experiences for families and children.The social network disseminates relevant knowledge of disability rights and advocacy to families, connects families, and provides families with leadership opportunities, bi-weekly get-togethers in Zoom Meeting or Facebook Live. OCADD provides bi-weekly educational and supportive environments that focus on improving quality of life,independent living, life skills, employment support, self-advocacy, and family support. OCADD is a 501(c)3 organization for people with disabilities run by self-advocates, their family members, and volunteers to bring together self-advocates, advocates, and communities from across Otero County and to unite, educate the public about disability issues, to improve inclusion, decrease discrimination, enhance the quality of life, and community participation with full access to adequate and qualified communication.
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The mission of OCADD is to enhance positive outcomes for family members with intellectual and developmental disabilities, self-advocates, and caregivers in rural areas of the SW of NM; through informed decision making, advocacy related to diversity, equity and inclusion, education, resources, navigating services and networking opportunities for families to be connected with and provide support for each other.1111 10th Street # 495