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DONATE TODAY!  Your donation will help us ensure the high quality and continued existence of services and continue to support our clients and their families.

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The Governor’s Commission on Disability and The Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management recently partnered to put together a fillable Evacuation Workbook (attached and at the link below) with a focus on people with disabilities. As we’re enveloped in smoke from fires across the state, we wanted to make sure this resource is available to those in our community. Please click the link for the workbook: Evacuation Workbook

DAY PROGRAM SHUTDOWN (Updated last 07/31/20)

Due to concerns over the COVID-19 Crisis, ELADC has decided to take the necessary precautions and shut down our day programs beginning immediately. As of today March 24, 2020, all Management will be working from from their homes. The programs will remain suspended through August 28th or until otherwise directed by the state.

Daily updates regarding the current state of the virus and various NM announcements are available on and

EnSueños Y Los Angelitos Development Center has been providing services in Taos County for over 44 years. We currently serve and support approximately 100 children and 32 adults with various disabilities.  It takes additional financial support to operate all our programs effectively.  So community support is needed now more than ever.  Know that your donation is more than tax-deductible, it is an investment in the future of individuals and families in your community.


EnSueños Y Los Angelitos Development Center (ELADC) provides quality individualized services, birth through life, to children with special needs, adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and their families by a specialized team of caring, trained, professionals.  Click here to read our SUCCESS STORY 2017

Funding Sources

DD Waiver Standards

How do I Acquire Services??

It is quite a lengthy process to receive services, so we advise everyone to begin the process as soon as possible.  You need to go to the North East Regional Office located at 224 Cruz Alta Rd, Suite B, Taos New Mexico, and they will show you your next step.

New Rules Expected to Speed Up Developmental Disability Waiver Process.

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham last week directed the state’s Department of Health and Human Services Department to develop a new Medicaid supports waiver that would that would help bridge gaps in services for New Mexicans on the waiting list. The Legislature allocated $1.5 million for the Department of Health to study and develop the waiver, as well as $7.5 million to help roughly 300 people get off the list. To read full article click here...

How Do You See Me?

Actress Olivia Wilde appears in the latest moving film by Saatchi & Saatchi for Italy's national organization for people with Down Syndrome.
The spot, directed by Reed Morano at Pulse Films, highlights World Down Syndrome Day on March 21. It aims to start a conversation around how those living with Down Syndrome see themselves and how they can be disadvantaged when people pre-judge them based on their condition.
Published March 18, 2016

Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act

EnSueños Y Los Angelitos Development Center operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, and national origin in accordance with Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.  To find out more about our nondiscrimination obligations, to file a complaint, or to request this information in another language, please contact Claudine Valerio-Salazar, Executive Director at 1030 Salazar Rd., Taos New Mexico 87571 or (575) 758-4274 or you can contact the NMDOT Title VI Coordinator, PO Box 1149, Santa Fe, NM 87504-1149 or (800) 554-0936 or (505) 827-1744.

EnSueños Y Los Angelitos Development Center opera sus programas y servicios, sin distinction de raza, color y origennacional, segun en Tituio VI de la Ley de Derechos Ciciles.  Para obtener mas informacion sorbre el programe de derechos civeles de EnSueños Y Los Angelitos Development Center o para obtener mas informacion sobre los procedimientos para presenter una queja, llame a escribida Claudine Valerio-Salazar, Director Ejecutivo en 1030 Salazar Rd., Taos New Mexico 87571 o (575) 758-4274 o puede ponerse en contacto con el NMDOT Title VI Coordinador, PO Box 1149, Santa Fe, NM 87504-1149 o (800) 554-0936 o (505) 827-1744.