About us

mission

Hands & Voices New Mexico Chapter is dedicated to supporting families with children who are deaf or hard of hearing without a bias around communication modes or methodology. We're a parent-driven, non-profit organization providing families and others who care about children who are deaf or hard of hearing with the resources, networks, and information they need to improve communication access and educational outcomes for their children.


vision

Hands & Voices New Mexico Chapter's vision is to provide outreach activities, parent/professional collaboration, and advocacy efforts that result in systemic changes that empower children who are deaf or hard of hearing to reach their highest potential.


Values

  • Communication mode as a personal choice and right of the family

  • Access to information and services

  • Collaboration between families and professionals

  • Right to fluid communication at home, school, and in the community

  • Respect for family culture

"What works for your child is what makes the choice right!"