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Resources for the Disability Community During this Time of Uncertainty

For over 60 years, LifeROOTS has been dedicated to creating healthy, inclusive communities. Nothing has changed that mission – not even the coronavirus. We are aware that many families across the Albuquerque and Rio Rancho areas may be feeling unsure of what steps they can take to best protect themselves and their families, especially if they […]

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Through the years, these fabulous local small businesses have supported LifeROOTS. We’re asking that you now join us to support them.

They’ve stepped up to the plate to provide pies at our Pi(e) Day Events, and we have been so grateful for the longtime support of so many food service businesses throughout the Albuquerque/Rio Rancho area in the past.  Now it’s our turn to support them, as so many local restaurants face increasingly difficult times.  Please […]

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What LifeROOTS is doing to address the coronavirus

Hello Everyone, I wanted to take a moment to review with you LifeROOTS protocols during this current Pandemic. Please print this out for parent or caregivers who ask how we are addressing issues. First thing-We are in the right business.  We are already very aware of how germs spread and are an industry who systematically […]

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The Pies to Fly Early this Year at 6th Annual LifeROOTS Pi(E) Day Event Fundraiser

LifeROOTS, the central New Mexico not-for-profit organization providing programs and services for children and adults with disabilities, is about to make National Pi Day, and their annual Pi(e) Day Event, sweeter than ever.  For the past five years, the not-for-profit organization has been bringing the community together for a fun and festive celebration of National […]

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Sherri L. Wells Joins LifeROOTS as Major Donor Officer

LifeROOTS, the Central New Mexico-based not-for-profit serving the needs of children and adults with physical, developmental and/or behavioral challenges, has announced that Sherri Wells has joined the organization as Major Donor Officer.  Wells is responsible for developing relationships with long term donors and securing sponsor donations for all LifeROOTS fundraisers, recurring donations and legacy donations. […]

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4 Ways You Can Give to LifeROOTS for FREE

Here at LifeROOTS, we are dedicated to empowering, serving, and shaping the lives of our community members. By donating to our organization, you are supporting early learning programs, career coaching sessions, and adult enrichment, and so much more, which provide our clients with the skills they need to succeed. Now there are plenty of ways […]

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After Early Intervention: Tips for a Successful Transition and What to Do If You Think Your Child Needs Additional Services

Kids grow up fast, don’t they? At age three, your child will have completed their early intervention program at LifeROOTS and is ready to take the next steps in their early education. If your child needs continued support as they move into preschool, it is important that you plan ahead so the transition is smooth. […]

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Early Intervention: How the Right Services, at the Right Time, Can Change a Child’s Life

From getting around on their own to saying their first words, babies and young children have a lot to learn. Countless studies have emphasized the importance of a child’s first few years, and parents may become concerned when their development seems slower than expected. An article from Health Research Funding showed that one in six […]

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KATHLEEN HOLMES CATES NAMED ONE OF ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL’S “TOP CEOS”

LifeROOTS president and CEO Kathleen Holmes Cates received a major honor this month, as she was named one of New Mexico’s “Top CEOs” by the Albuquerque Journal.  The first annual Albuquerque Journal “Top CEOs” recognition was published in a special “Business Outlook” insert in the August 26th edition of the Journal, recognizing and celebrating New […]

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