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) 
Respite
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
Spectrum Sitter specializes in sitters for children on the spectrum. They are a service that matches families of children with autism with quality caregivers.
Resource Type(s) 
General Information/Helpful Websites / Recreation
Region 
Central-West / Greater Boston / MetroWest / Northeast / Southeast
Age Range 
Infants and Toddlers (0-4) / School-Age (5-13) / Transition-Age (14-21)
Language(s) Spoken 
English
Sped Child & Teen Massachusetts is THE place to view upcoming events and opportunities from many of the region’s organizations. The website offers information regarding
Resource Type(s) 
Pediatricians
Region 
Greater Boston / MetroWest
Age Range 
Infants and Toddlers (0-4) / School-Age (5-13) / Transition-Age (14-21)
Language(s) Spoken 
English / Spanish
Dr. Stacey Maslow is a pediatrician in Framingham known to work well with children with autism.
Resource Type(s) 
Pediatricians
Region 
Central-West / Greater Boston / MetroWest
Age Range 
Infants and Toddlers (0-4) / School-Age (5-13) / Transition-Age (14-21)
Language(s) Spoken 
English
Start Line Pediatrics is a modern office, delivering up-to-date care with an old-fashioned approach. We are dedicated to the care of all children, birth to
Resource Type(s) 
Recreation
Region 
Greater Boston / MetroWest
Age Range 
School-Age (5-13) / Transition-Age (14-21)
Language(s) Spoken 
English
The mission of Swim Angelfish is to provide children of all abilities the lifelong skill of being comfortable and safe in the water, as well
Resource Type(s) 
Safety
Region 
Greater Boston / MetroWest / Northeast
Age Range 
Adulthood (22+) / Transition-Age (14-21)
Language(s) Spoken 
English
Take Care provides teens and adults with special needs with a unique and fun training program in first aid, safety and injury prevention.
Resource Type(s) 
Assistive Technology
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
TAN seeks to improve the lives of children with autism and their families by providing innovative technology solutions. TAN’s outreach vision is to create an
Resource Type(s) 
General Information/Helpful Websites
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
The Arc of Massachusetts' webinar series encompasses a wide variety of topics and practices in the area of intellectual and developmental disabilities- such as autism
Resource Type(s) 
Autism Support Center / Recreation / Support Agency / Support Program
Region 
Greater Boston
Age Range 
Adulthood (22+) / Infants and Toddlers (0-4) / School-Age (5-13) / Transition-Age (14-21)
Language(s) Spoken 
English
The Family Autism Center is one of seven autism support centers in Massachusetts. Their mission is to provide advocacy, supports and services to people with
Resource Type(s) 
Education / General Information/Helpful Websites / Self-Advocacy
Region 
Uncategorized
Age Range 
Adulthood (22+) / Transition-Age (14-21)
Language(s) Spoken 
English
This website helps college students with disabilities identify financial help via available diagnosis specific scholarships.
Resource Type(s) 
Recreation
Region 
Greater Boston / MetroWest / Northeast
Age Range 
School-Age (5-13)
Language(s) Spoken 
English
The Adaptive Dance program at the Dance Inn shares the joy of dance to students ages 4-18 with special needs.
Resource Type(s) 
Dentist
Region 
Greater Boston / MetroWest
Age Range 
Adulthood (22+) / School-Age (5-13) / Transition-Age (14-21)
Language(s) Spoken 
English
The Endodontic Group is a practice in Framingham that has been found to work well with children and adults with ASD in need of a
Resource Type(s) 
Transition Planning
Region 
Central-West / Greater Boston / MetroWest / Northeast / Southeast
Age Range 
Transition-Age (14-21)
Language(s) Spoken 
English
The Ivy Street School helps teens and young adults gain the skills they need to successfully transition to adult life.
Resource Type(s) 
Dentist
Region 
Greater Boston / MetroWest
Age Range 
Infants and Toddlers (0-4) / School-Age (5-13) / Transition-Age (14-21)
Language(s) Spoken 
English
The Pediatric Dental Group is a dental practice in Framingham that has been found to work well with children with ASD and their families.