Resources for Families
Website and forum detailing adaptive snowsports and other adaptive recreation activities at major ski areas in New Hampshire and Vermont.
The Adoption Community of New England
Support groups for waiting parents, birth families and adopted persons.
Aspergers Association of New England
Phone consultation and service referrals, support groups for parents and seminars, conferences and workshops for educators.
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
Support groups and other resources for families coping with asthma and allergies.
Opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder
Monthly support groups, links to local resources, and an information line for direct support.
A sight dedicated to educating families on appropriate online use for children and teens.
Community Autism Resources
Offers clinics, fun groups, field trips, events, bulletin board, symposium and more.
Department of Early Education and Care (MA DEEC)
Massachusetts department of early education and care website. Provides provider policies, information and resources for families.
Disability Resources from the Department of Labor
Programs for young children [birth - 3years] with, or at risk for, developmental delays.
For adults and children with disabilities. Assistive technology assessment and training, mini equipment loan program, summer camp and youth leadership program.
Builds positive relationships between parents and their children by educating both families and the professionals who serve them through inspiring, hands-on workshops.
Families With Diabetes
Support groups for families with children who have Type 1 (juvenile) diabetes.
Family Network Programs
Programs for families with children under four. Playgroups, support groups, parent education, recreational activities, etc.
Together in Enhancing Support provides statewide information and parent-to-parent support for families of children with special needs and chronic illness.
Fuel Assistance Program
Provides qualifying low-income households with help in paying heating bills.
Online resource with information on how to build a home where a child with a disability will be able to thrive.
Jewish Family and Children's Services
A non-denominational charity which offers a comprehensive group of programs designed to strengthen families and support individuals through challenging times.
Judge Baker Children's Center Child-At-Risk Hotline
For reporting suspected child abuse or neglect in Massachusetts. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Keeping Special Needs Individuals Safe Around Construction
Legal Resources for Individuals with Special Needs
MassHealth Family Assistance offers coverage to eligible children, some working adults, and people who are HIV positive who cannot get MassHealth Standard or MassHealth CommonHealth.
Parent Professional Advocacy League
Statewide organization dedicated to helping families with children who have mental illness. www.ppal.net
Sign Language for Babies, Children and Families
Videos, classes, resources, and more!
Special Needs: Teacher Resources
Your Storage Finder
Tips for decluttering and rearranging a living space to accommodate a person with special needs.