Sup- ports programs and research that help educate, rehabilitate, and improve the lives of children and youth with disabilities.
Information on policies, programs and personnel at U.S. Department of Educa- tion. Features updates on current education legislation.
The Office of Communications and Outreach leads USDOE’s communications and outreach efforts.
Residential school for students with mental health issues, au- tism, developmental disabilities, and emotional and behavioral challenges, ages 6 to 22 years.
A nonpartisan policy resource and technical assistance center partnering with foundations, government agencies, school dis- tricts and providers to support school-connected initiatives.
A collection of internet accessible information and resources for individuals in the fields related to special education.
A project of MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Edu- cation, providing educational advocates for children who receive services from the Department of Children and Families.
Supports the academic, social, and emotional growth of stu- dents impacted by homelessness through tutoring, mentoring, and providing backpacks and school supplies.
Strives to recruit, train, and support volunteers who will support the needs of children in state custody through the educational advocacy process.
Mass. Report Card allows parents to learn about local public schools, find out how well they perform, and compare them with other schools from across Massachusetts. The tool is available at:
Offers individualized education programs for children ages 0-22 with blindness, visual impairment, and deafblindness, including additional disabilities.
Residential and day school for students with complex medical needs. Community recreation programs, after school and sum- mer day programs and hippotherapy.
A not-for-profit association of parents, educators, students and other citizens active in their schools and communities.
Promotes high-quality programs for individuals with disabilities and their families and advocates for access to alternative place- ments and services. Free on-line referral service.
Provides education & awareness about eating disorders & their underlying causes, in order to develop a compassionate commu- nity that promotes hopefulness & supports.
Home-based, center-based and school consultations for children who have Autism, brain injury, behavioral health, or develop- mental disability. Residential and year-round programs provide education and vocational training to individuals ages 2.9-22. Programs are based on applied behavioral analysis (ABA).
Statewide network of Special Education Parent Advisory Coun- cils (PACs). Support and coordinates the development of Special Education PACs in each school district.
Advocates and educates for home learning as an alternative to public or private schooling. Dedicated to maintaining and broadening homeschooler freedoms.
A support center for advocates who represent low-income, elder- ly, or disabled persons. Help with public programs, health care, employment, housing, family law, immigration, and disability rights.
A nonprofit association of Chapter 766-approved private schools dedicated to providing educational programs and services to students with special needs.
Free information on Adult Secondary Education GED/HiSet prep, ESOL reading, writing, math and citizen classes for adults offered throughout Massachusetts.
Provides education, training, advocacy, mediation, adoption ser- vices, counseling, housing, transportation and residential ser- vices.
Residential care and support for individuals, ages 8-22, chal- lenged with Prader-Willi Syndrome, Asperger’s Syndrome, Bipolar Disorder, reactive Attachment Disorder, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and developmental and educational disabilities.
Offers training and technical assistance, develops innovative, ed- ucational employment, as well as recreation and living options for children and adults with disabilities.
Committed to leadership in education by developing and supporting leaders, strengthening School-Family-Community connections, and improving systems that serve children and youth through its programs.
Online database profiles 200,000 public, private and charter schools pre-K to grade 12; offers articles, worksheets and videos to help parents support learning at home.
Find useful tips on educational supports, diet, field trips, and more! Information on 37 conditions.
Offers social opportunities to children 3 months to 6 years, with complex medical needs requiring individualized education, developmental, and rehabilitative services.
Provides information, support, and assistance to parents of children with disabilities, their professional partners, and their communities. Services include through such services as its web- site, publications, phone consultation, conferences, workshops, publications and many others.
Free, online Guides for parents of children with developmental disabilities to help them navigate through difficult processes such as how find out if a child qualifies for special education, and access social security (SSI) and other disability benefits.
Scholarships for summer Autism Camps and scholarships for Tools for Trade to graduating Shawsheen Tech students.
A national information system designed to provide ready access to an extensive body of education-related literature. Adminis- tered by the National Library of Education (NLE).
State-specific resources for state and local education and early intervention systems, sample letters (in 13 languages), litera- ture search tool, and parent centers, families and educators to improve programs and results for children with disabilities.
Provides 1:1 tutoring and assessment services to all ages in all subject areas. Specializing in working with individuals who learn differently.
A range of services including COMPASS School, a day program in Jamaica Plain, Holden School, a middle/high school program in Chelsea, and supports for families who have involvement with the Department of Children and Families.
Parents and educators collaborating to create and fund pro- gramming like after-school, recreational, technology, and train- ing programs for special education students in Scituate.
The first day school in the country for children with physical and medical challenges to learning. We also operate HOPE House, a post- graduate transitional residence serving 8 young adults.
A nationwide information network, sponsored by US DOE, which gathers information about the education and development of individuals who have disabilities and /or who are gifted.
Provides educational, residential, therapeutic, medical, clinical and behavioral services to children and adults living with severe to profound mental and physical disabilities. :
Offers comprehensive audiological services. Hearing screen- ing and assessment available at Assistive Devices Center in Northampton.
Offers comprehensive audiological services.
Provides music therapy education and music therapy to those who most likely would not receive such opportunities due to social, environmental, emotional and financial constraints.
A web-based distance learning service for blind and visually impaired individuals and rehabilitation professionals.
The central resource for Parent Training Information PTI-Centers and Community Parent Resource Centers (CPRCs).
Strengthens the capacity of Head Start and child care programs to improve the social and emotional outcomes of young chil- dren; offers technical assistance and online Parent Training Modules.
Provides academic, vocational, and support services to children ages 3 to 22 who have autism and/or developmental disabilities.
Provides academic, vocational, housing, recreational, and transi- tion services for individuals ages 6-22 with autism and develop- mental disabilities.
Serves blind/visually-impaired persons by providing rehabili- tation, skills training, education, and self-sufficiency. Summer programs for students ages 15-22.
Post-secondary school for special learners with musical abilities. Two-year program. Summer program also available.
The Children’s Center for Communication at BSD provides com- prehensive educational programs including Toddler Playgroup, Baby Sign, American Sign classes, and SibShops.
A therapeutic after-school program for youth ages 6-11 who have experienced traumatic events or negative circumstances in their lives. Provides clinical and case management services designed to improve youths’ functioning in all domains.
Pairs students ages 9+ who have Autism Spectrum Disorder with graduate students for weekly lessons. A complementary team that includes a music therapist, speech therapist, special educa- tors, and professional musicians and educators with a diagnosis of Autism.
A resource guide including scholarships listed by disability, deadlines, and debt-forgiveness options. Shares specific AT and accommodations.
An educational program for African refugee and immigrant children offering a Saturday program, one-on-one tutoring, mentoring, life skills, and extracurricular activities.
826 Boston is a nonprofit organization dedicated tosupporting students ages 6 to 18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write. Each of our free programs seeks to strengthen each student’s power to express ideas.
Offers special education programs, transportation, home- based services, behavioral consults, professional development, technol- ogy services, Medicaid, and E-rate reimbursement.