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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) 
Recreation / Social Skills and Activities Group
Region 
Central-West
Age Range 
Adulthood (22+) / Infants and Toddlers (0-4) / School-Age (5-13) / Transition-Age (14-21)
Language(s) Spoken 
English
Successfully Social was born out of a desire to help fill in the gaps for those who struggle socially to help them increase their mental wellness with a simple inside out, brain based approach to improving social emotional skills.
Resource Type(s) 
After School Program / Applied Behavioral Analysis Provider / Education / Social Skills and Activities Group / Speech Language Pathologist / Transition Planning
Region 
Central-West
Age Range 
School-Age (5-13) / Transition-Age (14-21)
Language(s) Spoken 
English
Summit Academy-Summit Academy is a licensed, therapeutic school alternative for children with autism and related diagnoses(ages 6-22). Their core values are inclusion, consistency, balance, and
Resource Type(s) 
Adults with High Functioning Autism/Asperger’s / Education / Housing / Self-Advocacy / Social Skills and Activities Group / Support Program / Transition Planning / Transportation
Region 
Central-West
Age Range 
Adulthood (22+) / Transition-Age (14-21)
Language(s) Spoken 
English
Summit Campus is a living, learning community for college and vocational students with autism and related conditions. The mission of the Campus program is to
Resource Type(s) 
Applied Behavioral Analysis Provider / Counseling / Diagnostic Center / Psychiatry/Psychopharmacology / Social Skills and Activities Group / Speech Language Pathologist / Treatments
Region 
Central-West
Age Range 
Adulthood (22+) / Infants and Toddlers (0-4) / School-Age (5-13) / Transition-Age (14-21)
Language(s) Spoken 
English
Summit Health & Wellness Center provides specialized care for individuals (ages 3-30) with autism and related diagnoses such as attention deficit disorder, and anxiety and
Resource Type(s) 
Advocacy
Region 
Central-West / Greater Boston / MetroWest / Northeast / Southeast
Age Range 
School-Age (5-13) / Transition-Age (14-21)
Language(s) Spoken 
English
Susan is a special educator with over 20 years experience in public and private special education schools. She has been in private practice as a
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) 
Advocacy
Region 
Greater Boston / MetroWest
Age Range 
Infants and Toddlers (0-4) / School-Age (5-13) / Transition-Age (14-21)
Language(s) Spoken 
English
I have 20 years of experience as a special educator and ten years as an advocate. I specialize in language based learning disabilities, reading disorders,
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) 
PCA (Personal Care Attendants) Agencies
Region 
Uncategorized
Age Range 
Adulthood (22+) / Infants and Toddlers (0-4) / School-Age (5-13) / Transition-Age (14-21)
The Personal Care Attendant (PCA) Program is a MassHealth program that assists people with long-term disabilities live at home independently. This is a consumer-directed program,
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) 
Adults with High Functioning Autism/Asperger’s / Education
Region 
Central-West / Greater Boston / MetroWest / Northeast / Southeast
Age Range 
Adulthood (22+) / Transition-Age (14-21)
Language(s) Spoken 
English
The Foundation's long-term mission is to create, improve and provide access to educational and vocational opportunities for individuals on the autism spectrum who aspire to
Resource Type(s) 
Adults with High Functioning Autism/Asperger’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.