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Resource Directory

Resource Directory

Resource Directory

Explore our growing database of resources for Massachusetts families caring for loved ones with autism. All resources have been found helpful by families we support. Inclusion does not constitute an endorsement by the Autism Alliance or Advocates. Use the filters below to narrow your search by region, resource type, or age served.

Resource Directory

Resource Type(s) 
Diagnostic Center / Neurologist / Psychiatry/Psychopharmacology
Region 
Central-West / Greater Boston / MetroWest / Northeast / Southeast
Age Range 
Infants and Toddlers (0-4) / School-Age (5-13)
Language(s) Spoken 
Arabic / Chinese-Mandarin / English / French / Haitian Creole / KHMER / Portuguese / Russian / Spanish
UMass Memorial Medical Center's Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Center specializes in evaluating autism spectrum disorders.
Resource Type(s) 
Autism Support Center / Recreation / Support Agency / Support Program
Region 
Greater Boston
Age Range 
Infants and Toddlers (0-4) / School-Age (5-13) / Transition-Age (14-21)
Language(s) Spoken 
English
Vinfen's Autism Support Center is designed to provide an array of information and referral services, resources, and supports to children and young adults up to
Resource Type(s) 
Vision and Eye Care
Region 
Central-West / Greater Boston / MetroWest
Age Range 
Adulthood (22+) / Infants and Toddlers (0-4) / School-Age (5-13) / Transition-Age (14-21)
Language(s) Spoken 
English
Vision Care Specialists is a family eye care center that has been found to work well with individuals with ASD and their families. Their comprehensive
Resource Type(s) 
Legal
Region 
Central-West / Greater Boston / MetroWest / Northeast / Southeast
Age Range 
Adulthood (22+) / Infants and Toddlers (0-4) / School-Age (5-13) / Transition-Age (14-21)
Language(s) Spoken 
Arabic / English / Spanish
For more than 40 years the Volunteer Lawyers Project has been dedicated to serving families and individuals in the Greater Boston Area from lower income
Resource Type(s) 
Financial Planning
Region 
Central-West / Greater Boston / MetroWest / Northeast / Southeast
Age Range 
Adulthood (22+) / Infants and Toddlers (0-4) / School-Age (5-13) / Transition-Age (14-21)
Language(s) Spoken 
English
Waymark strives to take complex situations and deliver simple solutions. The Waymark process takes into account many of the complexities that may arise in a
Resource Type(s) 
Autism Welcoming Initiative / Retail
Region 
MetroWest
Age Range 
Adulthood (22+) / Infants and Toddlers (0-4) / School-Age (5-13) / Transition-Age (14-21)
Wegmans' customer service team has been trained by Autism Alliance staff on what it means to be an Autism Welcoming business. They have also been
Resource Type(s) 
Autism Welcoming Initiative / Recreation
Region 
Central-West / Greater Boston / MetroWest / Northeast / Southeast
Age Range 
Adulthood (22+) / Infants and Toddlers (0-4) / School-Age (5-13) / Transition-Age (14-21)
This family-friendly farm—one of the last in Hingham—captivates visitors with its own livestock family of horses, pigs, cows, chickens, and sheep. Originally part of the
Resource Type(s) 
Nutritionist/Feeding Therapy / Occupational Therapist / Speech Language Pathologist
Region 
Greater Boston
Age Range 
Infants and Toddlers (0-4) / School-Age (5-13)
Language(s) Spoken 
English
Wellesley Pediatric Speech Therapy offers speech therapy, feeding therapy and occupational therapy for toddlers, preschool, elementary, middle school and high school age children. They provide
Resource Type(s) 
Occupational Therapist / Physical Therapist / Speech Language Pathologist
Region 
Central-West / Greater Boston / MetroWest
Age Range 
Adulthood (22+) / Infants and Toddlers (0-4) / School-Age (5-13) / Transition-Age (14-21)
Language(s) Spoken 
English
Whittier Health provides outpatient pediatric occupational and speech therapy services.
Resource Type(s) 
Nutritionist/Feeding Therapy
Region 
Greater Boston / MetroWest
Age Range 
Infants and Toddlers (0-4) / School-Age (5-13)
Language(s) Spoken 
English / Portuguese / Spanish
WIC is a nutrition program with the goal of keeping pregnant and breastfeeding women, new moms and kids under age 5 healthy! WIC provides benefits
Resource Type(s) 
Legal
Region 
Greater Boston / MetroWest
At Wong & Boscarine, we advocate for the educational and civil rights of students throughout Massachusetts. We help families successfully navigate the special education process
Resource Type(s) 
Vocational
Region 
Uncategorized
Age Range 
Adulthood (22+)
Language(s) Spoken 
English
Work Without Limits is a network of engaged employers and innovative, collaborative partners that aims to increase employment among individuals with disabilities.
Resource Type(s) 
Advocacy / Education / Legal
Region 
Uncategorized
Age Range 
Infants and Toddlers (0-4) / School-Age (5-13) / Transition-Age (14-21)
Language(s) Spoken 
English / Spanish
Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.
Resource Type(s) 
Recreation / Transition Planning
Age Range 
Adulthood (22+) / Transition-Age (14-21)
You're With Us is a nonprofit 501(C)(3) organization that creates inclusion opportunities for young adults with disabilities. This program identifies and trains college clubs, groups