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Thursday, December 10, 2020

The New Mexico
Commission for Deaf
& Hard of Hearing

Providing effective leadership, education, advocacy, and programs to reduce barriers to the social, economic, educational, cultural, and intellectual well-being of Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and DeafBlind New Mexicans and their families, friends, and colleagues.

Upcoming Board Meeting




Thursday, June 6, 2024

The public can watch the meeting livestream on YouTube:

The previous meeting held Thursday, March 7, 2024 can be accessed at this link:

Upcoming Events

    NMCDHH Booth – Anthony
    Apr 22 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

    NMCDHH will have a booth with information about our agency and the services we provide at the Casa De Peregrinos Food Pantry

    Location: Veterans of Foreign Wars Outpost

    Address: 1580 N 4th St., Anthony, NM 88021

    EIPA Written Test in Albuquerque
    Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
    NMCDHH is proctoring the EIPA Written Exam this spring! Please note that this is the only planned testing date for New Mexico in 2024. Spots are limited.
    Registration will be first come first served and opens March 15th.
    The test will be Saturday, April 27, 2024 – 9:00am to 1:00pm at the University of New Mexico, Ortega Hall, Albuquerque, NM.
    For questions, please contact Jessica Eubank at or visit the EIPA website here:
    Please note that you must register for the test through the above website once registration is open. Jessica is not able to reserve a spot for you.
    Interpreted performance of Beetlejuice
    May 11 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    Popejoy Hall at UNM in Albuquerque will have an interpreted performance of Beetlejuice Saturday, May 11, 2024, at 2pm. Find details here: 
    For tickets contact Carissa Gariss at 505-277-3123 or and ask for seats near the interpreters.
    Interpreted Event at The Museum of International Folk Art
    May 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Museum of International Folk Art on Museum Hill in Santa Fe will offer ASL Interpretation for their 2024 Family Mornings at Folk Art programs beginning in January. These free, all-ages programs feature story time, hands-on art activities, and museum exploration.

    Upcoming events are:
    Sunday, May 12
    Sunday, June 2

    Happy golden retriever guide dog

    Outreach and Presentations

    If you would like to invite us to have a booth at an event you are hosting, please send the information to  We also offer free presentations on a variety of topics.  Visit our Community Education page to learn more and request a presentation.

    Community Education

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    COVID-19 Resources

    We have an extensive list of resources related to COVID-19 on this page.

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