OPEN is a focus group for parents of students with disabilities in New Mexico who wish to understand and address systemic dysfunction in delivery of Public Education to students with disabilities.
This groups focus is :
1.)Creating understanding of systemic issues which negatively impact education for children with disabilities in New Mexico.
2.) Identifying and carrying out projects aimed at solutions to these systemic issues.
Their goal is to bring together parents from across New Mexico, from different school districts and different schools, to see the patterns in all of our school districts which create barriers for our disabled children. These meeting are held free of charge to any parents wishing to attend and who may wish to share their child's story with the group to help identify any potential resolution for the parent.