Debbie New joined the staff of Disability Rights in March 2020. Debbie has a master’s degree in Psychology with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis from Purdue University and is a licensed Autism specialist. Debbie has extensive experience personally and professionally advocating for people with disabilities. She is the parent of a son with intellectual disability and autism. She has many years’ experience, as a parent and professionally, working and advocating for needed services and equal treatment for children and adults with disabilities. Debbie is married and has 2 grown daughters and an adult son with disabilities that lives at home. They make Hot Springs their home.