Benefits and Assistance
State Programs and Services in Massachusetts
The documents below will provide you with information on state services for children and adults with Intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, including Autism in Massachusetts. Please note that many of these services will require that you meet eligibility.
4. A short summary of frequently asked questions
Prepared by The Arc of Massachusetts, with assistance from The Arc of Greater Haverhill and Newburyport
Individual supports, such as assistive technology and personal assistance, make it possible for all people with intellectual disabilities to function in daily life. They must receive the supports necessary to lead a meaningful life in the community. These supports should be available based upon functional needs, not eligibility criteria such as diagnosis or income.
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