Resources

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Welcome to our newly renovated Resources page! Below, you will find options allowing you to view resources based on topic, or by age category. Please click your preferred option and proceed to finding your resources. We have compiled lists of resources organized into various categories for your use. If you have any suggestions or helpful links you think we might be able to add to any of these pages, please contact us.

Advocates for Autism of Massachusetts (AFAM)
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26), Adulthood (18+), Aging (50+)
Topic
Advocacy & Self Advocacy
American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD)
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26), Adulthood (18+), Aging (50+)
Topic
Advocacy & Self Advocacy
Massachusetts Developmental Disabilities Council (MDDC)
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26), Adulthood (18+), Aging (50+)
Topic
Advocacy & Self Advocacy
Massachusetts Families Organizing for Change (MFOFC)
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26), Adulthood (18+), Aging (50+)
Topic
Advocacy & Self Advocacy, Transition
AbleData
Listing Title
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26), Adulthood (18+), Aging (50+)
Topic
Assistive Technology
Easter Seals Massachusetts Assistive Technology Services
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26), Adulthood (18+), Aging (50+)
Topic
Assistive Technology
Technology for Autism Now (TAN)
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22)
Topic
Assistive Technology
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26), Adulthood (18+), Aging (50+)
Topic
Civil Rights
The Arc of the United States: Civil Rights Issues
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26), Adulthood (18+), Aging (50+)
Topic
Civil Rights
Center for Public Representation (CPR)
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26), Adulthood (18+), Aging (50+)
Topic
Civil Rights
Disability Law Center (DLC)
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26), Adulthood (18+), Aging (50+)
Topic
Civil Rights
Massachusetts Advocates for Children (MAC)
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26)
Topic
Civil Rights
Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD)
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26), Adulthood (18+), Aging (50+)
Topic
Civil Rights
Massachusetts Office on Disability (MOD)
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26), Adulthood (18+), Aging (50+)
Topic
Civil Rights
New England ADA & Accessible IT Center
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26), Adulthood (18+), Aging (50+)
Topic
Civil Rights
Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26)
Topic
Education
DESE Special Education Policy
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26)
Topic
Education
Federation for Children with Special Needs (FCSN)
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26)
Topic
Education, Transition
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26)
Topic
Education
Massachusetts Association for Approved Private Schools (MAAPS)
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26)
Topic
Education
Massachusetts Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment Initiative (MAICEI)
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26)
Topic
Education
Massachusetts Parent Advisory Councils (MassPAC)
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26)
Topic
Education
Special Needs Advocacy Network (SPAN)
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26)
Topic
Education
Think Inclusive
Listing Title
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26)
Topic
Education
Understood
Listing Title
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26)
Topic
Education
US Department of Education: Office for Civil Rights
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26)
Topic
Education
WrightsLaw
Listing Title
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26)
Topic
Education
The Beach Center on Disability
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26), Adulthood (18+), Aging (50+)
Topic
Family Support
Charting The LifeCourse
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26), Adulthood (18+), Aging (50+)
Topic
Family Support
DDS Family Support Services Information
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26), Adulthood (18+), Aging (50+)
Topic
Family Support, State and Federal Services
Family Ties of Massachusetts
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26)
Topic
Family Support
Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress (MDSC)
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26), Adulthood (18+), Aging (50+)
Topic
Family Support
Massachusetts Sibling Support Network (MSSN)
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26), Adulthood (18+), Aging (50+)
Topic
Family Support
PACER Center
Listing Title
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26)
Topic
Family Support
Parent to Parent
Listing Title
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26), Adulthood (18+), Aging (50+)
Topic
Family Support
United Arc Positive Parenting Resource Center
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26), Adulthood (18+), Aging (50+)
Topic
Family Support
The National Research Center for Parents with Disabilities
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26), Adulthood (18+), Aging (50+)
Topic
Family Support
SPED Child and Teen
Listing Title
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26)
Topic
Family Support
New England Index
Listing Title
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26), Adulthood (18+), Aging (50+)
Topic
Family Support, State and Federal Services
Family Ties Resource Guide
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26)
Topic
Family Support
MassOptions
Listing Title
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26), Adulthood (18+)
Topic
Family Support
Disabilities and Faith
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26), Adulthood (18+)
Topic
Family Support
The Arc of the United States on Spirituality
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26), Adulthood (18+)
Topic
Family Support
Rewarding Work
Listing Title
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26), Adulthood (18+), Aging (50+)
Topic
Family Support
The Sibling Leadership Network
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26), Adulthood (18+), Aging (50+)
Topic
Family Support
The Sibling Support Project
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26), Adulthood (18+), Aging (50+)
Topic
Family Support
ABLE Accounts
Listing Title
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26), Adulthood (18+), Aging (50+)
Topic
Future Planning
The Arc’s Center for Future Planning
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26), Adulthood (18+), Aging (50+)
Topic
Future Planning
Choosing a Lawyer to Help Plan for the Future
Age Range
Early Childhood (0-5), School Age (4-22), Transition Age (14-26), Adulthood (18+), Aging (50+)
Topic
Future Planning