Provides intensive in-home, residential and transitional services in various locations across the state.
Accepts donations and offers durable medical equipment (DME) to families living in Southern NH and MA.
Information and resources for parents of children from birth to age 3 years.
For teens also faced with a severe life-limiting medical condition, the transition from childhood to adulthood can be especially challenging. Wish Upon a Teen offers creative social opportunities such as spa days, family outings, new room design and more.
Online database of articles written by parents of young children with visual impairments or multiple disabilities, as well as links to resources and ways to connect with other families.
A statewide network managed by UMasss Medical School of employers and collaborative partners that aims to increase employment among individuals with disabilities.
Provides the XP family with support, advocacy, information and protection while promoting research. (Offers a summer camp for XP families Camp Sundown).
Maintains resource information on activities, opportunities, and other fun information for children and teens, plus important information and resources for parents.
Offers a variety of services for elders, their families, and caregivers, and persons with disabilities, so that they can remain in their homes such as Adult Foster Care and PCA services as well as offering a full range of information and referrals.
A non-profit organization that helps children and young adults 21 years and younger with disabilities obtain medical equipment or services that is not provided by their insurance companies.
Provides much needed mobility to people without insurance or other means, through recycling and refurbishing used electric power chairs and scooters.
Trained professionals assist individuals with physical and mental limitations to achieve independence through a variety of therapeutic means.
White Mountain Adaptive Snow Sports School at Loon Mountain.
Inclusive arts programs: music, art, and dance/movement ther- apy for individuals or groups. CHAMPS after-school programs; staff will travel into the community.
Offers social skills, life skills and recreational programs after-school, weekend and during school vacation.
Year-round therapeutic riding, hippotherapy, equinefacilitated psychotherapy for children, adults and military veterans with physical, cognitive, emotional and/or social challenges.
Supports research and the development of the most up-to-date educational materials regarding Williams syndrome.
Empowers adults with developmental disabilities to make meaningful life choices. Offers a variety of services that provide opportunities to live, work and socialize in the community.
Provides financial support to local families and individuals with disabilities when private insurance or other institutions do not.
Provides support, resources, curriculum, training regarding fathers of children with special needs.
Instructive horseback riding programs for people with disabilities.
Waterville Valley Adaptive Sports is dedicated to empowering individuals with disabilities through access and instruction in sports and recreation for life.
Athletic programs uniquely adapted to accommodate people with a wide range of disabilities. All programs are custom tailored to the diverse needs of individuals and groups.
Nonprofit telephone information, referral and action service dedicated to resolving people’s problems.
Supports individuals and families in dire need as a result of life-threatening illnesses or other catastrophic situations.
Provides array of horse activities for children with special needs of all ages.
Provides outdoor recreation opportunities in Massachusetts state and urban parks for visitors of all abilities. Free admission to state parks for indi- viduals with disabilities.
Website offers a comprehensive collection of Stories of Hope, patient resources, information about each step in the Transplant process, and links to support groups across the country.
Services homeowners and homebuyers. Education and workshops are offered, as well as subsidies for income eligible fami- lies. USDA may provide financing for accessibility features.
Empowering individuals with disabilities through year-round, statewide sports and recreation.
The Office of Communications and Outreach leads USDOE’s communications and outreach efforts.
Free legal services to income eligible individuals in the areas of Disability/ SSI, special education, housing, family law etc. For referrals, call 617-603-1700 or 617-371-1234.
Supports programs and research that help educate, rehabilitate, and improve the lives of children and youth with disabilities.
Offers unique programs for those with special challenges.
Information specialists housed in offices throughout the state are linked to their own comprehensive database and are avail- able to assist and direct families to local services. Statewide Hotline: 211.
Provides physical, learning and recreational opportunities for children with special needs through horseback riding lessons.
Immediate educational, emotional and financial support to families with a diagnosis of Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome.
Regulates, tests and registers therapy dogs and handlers for the purpose of visiting nursing homes, hospitals, etc.
Aims to increase acceptance of those with disabilities through hands-on classroom activities with 3rd and 5th grade curriculum.
Educational programming, online training, and local chapters to prevent brain, spinal cord, and other traumatic injuries.
Offers an information and referral service, legislative advocacy, technology initiatives and research programs to consumers and families of children with Cerebral Palsy.
Serving families with children diagnosed with cancer through financial grants. Can be used for medical expenses, items for the child with cancer or personal expenses such as rent and utility payments.
Offers grants of up to $5,000 for families of children with critical healthcare treatment, services, or equipment not covered or not fully covered by their parents’ health benefit plans.
Offers resources on adaptive equipment and training to family members of individuals with special needs.
Provides patients and family with information about diseases and identifying resources at the same time that promotes educa- tion and research about Leukodystrophy.
Supports individuals facing physical, cognitive, emotional, behavioral and learning challenges.