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) 
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.
Resource Type(s) 
Occupational Therapist
Region 
Central-West / Greater Boston / MetroWest
Age Range 
Infants and Toddlers (0-4) / School-Age (5-13)
Language(s) Spoken 
English
Colleen Cameron Whiting , MS, OTR/L is a licensed occupational therapist who specializes in sensory processing for children 1-7 years old. She is Sensory Integration
Resource Type(s) 
Counseling / Treatments
Region 
Greater Boston / MetroWest
Age Range 
Adulthood (22+) / School-Age (5-13) / Transition-Age (14-21)
Language(s) Spoken 
English
The Trainor Group specializes in treating anxiety and other mental health disorders with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) under the direction of Dr. Kathleen Trainor.
Resource Type(s) 
Counseling / Education / Recreation / Social Skills and Activities Group / Speech Language Pathologist
Region 
Central-West / Greater Boston / MetroWest
Age Range 
School-Age (5-13)
Language(s) Spoken 
English
The mission of The Whole Child, Inc. is to support the healthy (cognitive, social/emotional, physical) development of children and to empower their families through education,
Resource Type(s) 
Counseling
Region 
Central-West / Greater Boston / MetroWest
Age Range 
Adulthood (22+) / School-Age (5-13) / Transition-Age (14-21)
Language(s) Spoken 
English
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