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Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act

On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, transportation, public accommodations, commercial facilities, telecommunications, and state and local government services. The statistics come from various Census Bureau censuses and surveys, covering different periods of time. The following facts […]

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GIVING, AND GETTING, THANKS: LifeROOTS Custodian Marcus Sanchez Receives Multitude of Thanks, and Dozens of Thank You Cards, from Building Occupants

Since 2009, Marcus Sanchez has worked as a custodian for LifeROOTS at the Pete Domenici Federal Courthouse – where he is tremendously valued and respected by building occupants that he has known for years. Occupants recently showed their gratitude to Marcus by presenting him with dozens of “Thank You” cards – brightening up not only […]

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How We Help … and How We’ve Helped

Our employment program at LifeROOTS continues to provide important opportunities to individuals with disabilities and enable them to secure jobs throughout the community where they can. In fact, for more than 20 years, LifeROOTS has operated affirmative business opportunities that provide valuable services for area businesses while providing employment for people with disabilities – and […]

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Looking for the Most Comprehensive Guide to Local Sports, Recreational and Art Programs Serving the Needs of People With Disabilities in New Mexico?

LifeROOTS is pleased to announce that we are offering a FREE DOWNLOAD of a valuable new booklet for those with disabilities and their families, which was created by Dr. Christina Davidson. The booklet, New Mexico Adaptive Programs, provides a listing of adaptive programs throughout New Mexico – including sports programs, camps, dance programs, art programs […]

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Important News Surrounding the DD Waiver!

There was recently some important news and developments surrounding the DD Waiver!  As many of you know, the Supports Intensity Scale (SIS) has resulted in many individuals with disabilities being denied services that they need simply through this one assessment.  However, an important development recently occurred, with the federal district court issuing an opinion granting a […]

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LifeROOTS Offers Cost-Effective Program To Help Companies And Organizations With Assembly And Repackaging Jobs

LifeROOTS is excited to launch a program that makes good business sense for area companies and organizations … and makes it possible for workers with disabilities to work in meaningful jobs within the community. Through our Assembly and Repackaging services, we offer a cost-effective way for today’s companies to handle many jobs by having our […]

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Our LifeROOTS Hero: Art Williams, RN At LifeROOTS, Honored By Rio Rancho Observer as a 2014 Healthcare Hero

We are thrilled to announce that Art Williams, our LifeROOTS nurse, has been named a “Healthcare Hero” by the Rio Rancho Observer.  As a recipient of this prestigious award, Art is featured in a special “Health Care Heroes” insert in the Rio Rancho Observer’s 2014 Health and Wellness Directory – a directory of all healthcare […]

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The Advantages of Hiring People with Disabilities

October marked the annual celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month — bringing to light the important role that people with disabilities can, and should, have in today’s workplace. This designated month is a valuable way to spread the word about the value of hiring people with disabilities; however, the issue of disability employment is […]

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LifeROOTS Groundskeeping Services: Transforming Yards … While Transforming Lives of Those With Disabilities!

Our Groundskeeping/Grounds Maintenance Services program continues to grow and expand at LifeWORKS. In addition to offering people with disabilities opportunities for meaningful employment within the community, our Groundskeeping/Grounds Maintenance Services program provides people with dedicated workers committed to a job well done – and benefits all involved. Through this program, building managers, property owners and […]

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