The following is a list of reputable organizations working to improve the lives of children with special needs here in Massachusetts.  Their websites provide resources to parents and families.

The ARC of Mass

The mission of The Arc of Massachusetts is to enhance the lives of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

We accomplish this through advocacy of supports and services based in the community.

 FCSN – Federation for Children with Special Needs

The Federation for Children with Special Needs provides information, support, and assistance to parents of children with disabilities, their professional partners, and their communities.

SPANMASS – Special Needs Advocacy Network

For over twenty-five years, the Special Needs Advocacy Network (SPaN) has provided continuing professional development and support for advocates and other professionals in the field of Special Education across Massachusetts. Collaboration exists with other professionals as well as with parents of children with disabilities.