Developmental Disability Waiver (DD Waiver) Program
ADID Care is a licensed provider with the State of New Mexico DD Waiver Program.
The DD Waiver program is an alternative to institutional care. Allowing individuals to live, work, play and live a fulfilling life. ADID Care provides the following programs:
Living Supports - Supported Living
Your house, your Home :)
Homes throughout Albuquerque and Rio Rancho
Here to help. Whether you need a home with ADA accessibility or just some day-to-day assistance, ADID Care has the home for you. Our staff are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to support you.
Living Supports - Family Living
Your support knows no bounds
Family takes care of each other. At ADID Care, we proudly support the family being a family :)
Living Supports - Independent Living
Serving you in your home
Assistance when you need.
Your independence is important to us. ADID Care is here to assist those who need it in the comfort of their own homes.
Customized Community Supports - Group
Engage in YOUR community.
You live here too
Engage with other individuals in the community. That is what DayHab at ADID Care is all about. From group activities to volunteering within the city, be a member who lives, works, and plays.
Customized Community Supports - Individual
Engage in YOUR community
Work, Fun, Live
For when group activities are not your thing, ADID Care is proud to offer community activities on a one-on-one setting.
21 years experience | Hundreds of Happy Individuals | Welcoming You :)
Meet the team!
Emad is the Executive Director of ADID Care. An alumni of the University of New Mexico, he earned his bachelors in biology and chemistry.
As Executive Director, Emad paved the way to Electronic Health Records (EHR), allowing ADID Care to transition completely to electronic documentation. This has further allowed a greater level of transparency for Individuals’ Guardians and greater level of care.
Ana HillHead Registered Nurse (RN)
With 19 years experience as a Nurse, and over 10 years of working with children with special needs, Ana loves to care and connect with others. Ana is fluent in both Spanish and English and is always willing to take a new challenge. She is an avid bike rider and enjoys being outdoors.
Lauran ShanerService Coordinator
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Cristiana SantillanesService Coordinator
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Laura WiskemanRegistered Nurse (RN)
Laura is originally from Virginia. She spent 20 years in Steamboat Springs, CO, where she earned her Associate in Applied Science of Nursing in 2010. She then graduated with her Bachelor of Nursing in 2017 from Western Governors’ University. Laura has over 13 years of experience in adult acute and critical care, along with geriatrics, infection prevention and dermatology. Outside of work she enjoys travel, kayaking, hiking and spending time with her family
Jacqueline WildHealthcare Coordinator
Jackie, a native of Florida, received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Criminology from Florida State University and is currently furthering her education in Computer Science at UNM. Her passions include spending time with her pets, hiking, and being an advocate for the individuals we serve.
Rita ArellanoFamily Living Service Coordinator
Rita has over six years working with the individuals we serve. Coming from a small town, Silver City, Rita values family and friends. For fun she enjoys spending time with her children and the great outdoors.
Jennifer KeryteOffice Manager
Originally from Massachusetts, Jennifer grew up here in Albuquerque. Jennifer received her Bachelors in Journalism with a minor in American Literature from the University of New Mexico. Jennifer is a licensed therapeutic Yoga instructor and enjoys teaching Individuals we serve the practice of mindful meditative Yoga.