List of State Resources - Massachusetts

Autism SpeaksAutism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout life, to the needs of people with autism and their families.
Autism Coalition of MAThis domain functions as a search platform for topics such as Asperger's syndrome, autism, intellectual disability, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and related topics.
HMEA’s Autism Resources CenterThe HMEA Autism Resource Center was conceived in 1996 to serve as a source of information for children and families affected by autism spectrum disorders in Massachusetts. They provide vital services such as education, family activities, referrals, and support to families affected by ASD. They also offer information on a wide variety of topics, so parents and professionals have what they need to provide effective support to people with ASD.
MAC’s Autism CenterThe MAC Autism Center is a pioneering voice in autism advocacy working with elected officials and partners to create laws and regulations to ensure that children and young adults with autism have access to the services and resources they need to reach their full potential.
Department of Developmental Services (DDS)The Department of Developmental Services supports people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including autism spectrum disorder, to enhance their opportunities to become fully engaged members of their community.
Community Autism ResourcesCommunity Autism Resources assists and educates families and professionals to better meet the needs of individuals with ASD by helping to build collaborative relationships with those involved to provide comprehensive and personalized supports. It is funded by the Department of Developmental Services and generous donors to provide services, programs, and supports.
The Autism ProjectThe Autism Project is a unique collaboration of parents, professionals, and community members that has existed since 1997. They provide quality support, training, and programming that is accessible to all for children and adults with ASD, their families, and those who work with them. They work to support people with ASD, other developmental disabilities, and communication, social-emotional, and regulatory challenges.
Autism AllianceThe Autism Alliance is a Massachusetts-based organization that provides support, programs, and resources to families and individuals affected by autism spectrum disorders. They help Massachusetts families understand the diagnosis.
Autism connectionIt is the Autism Resource Center of Western Massachusetts, serving Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin and Berkshire counties, as well as the North Quabbin area. Provides support, information, and practical help for children and adults with autism, as well as their families, friends, and professionals.
Northeast Arc Autism Support CenterThe Northeast Arc Autism Support Center has empowered families who have a member with autism or a related disorder, by providing up-to-date, accurate, and unbiased information on autism, services, referrals, resources, and research trends and is funded by the Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services.
The Lurie Center for Autism The Lurie Center for Autism is a multidisciplinary clinical, research, training and advocacy program dedicated to treating people with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disorders throughout life.
Boston Children's Hospital Autism Spectrum CenterThey provide comprehensive family-centered care and diagnosis services for children with autism spectrum disorder, along with strong family support. Based on your child's needs, visits are arranged with autism specialists, such as developmental behavioral pediatricians, child neurologists, psychologists, psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, geneticists, and gastroenterologists, as well as physical, occupational, and speech and language therapists.
Autism Learning PartnersThe entity provides diagnostic services, telehealth services, comprehensive ABA therapy, ABA focused therapy, social skills programs, parental involvement and training, occupational therapy, and speech therapy. Services may vary depending on location and physician.
Early autism servicesThey provide ABA therapy services to diverse communities around the world, their services include home and center-based ABA therapy, occupational, speech and language therapy, telehealth services, social skills groups, teens, and free apprenticeships. They have a highly qualified and certified staff.
Massachusetts - Applied ABCApplied ABC provides ABA and autism therapy services for individuals with autism. Applied Behavioral Counseling provides behavioral therapy in the home. The organization offers evaluations, treatment plan, behavior analyst, parenting trainings and much more.
Key Autism ServicesProvides applied behavior analysis therapy services to bring about meaningful and positive change for individuals diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. They give people with autism the opportunity to learn, socialize, grow and have fun. They offer their services at home, at the center and at school not only in Colorado but also in Illinois, North Carolina, Georgia and Massachusetts.
Autism Learning PartnersProvides services to children with autism and other developmental disabilities including center-based, home-based ABA therapy, early intervention, diagnostic services, social skills program, parent involvement and training, speech, occupational and physical therapy , telehealth services, comprehensive ABA therapy, and focused ABA therapy.
Rocky Mountain Human ServicesIt is a non-profit organization that provides services such as extensive support for children from birth to 18 years, Early Intervention for the first three years of life, Family Support with state-funded individualized services for families caring for a family member with developmental disabilities, Transition Services, and much more.
InBloom Autism ServicesWorking in 8 states around the country, Inbloom offers ABA therapy services, in-depth services, diagnostic evaluations, speech and language therapy, and finally occupational therapy. It also has resources for parents such as private insurance, health insurance, grants and scholarships, among others.

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Disclaimer: The resources posted on Ability Life Solutions are meant solely as suggestions and should not be construed as child-specific advice. The Center For Autism and Related Disorders recommends working with a board-certified behavior analyst (BCBA) who has experience with autism before starting any intensive behavioral intervention. Any choices you make in determining your child’s treatment are completely at your own discretion.

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