Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

  • MA Department of Developmental Services – provides supports for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities including Autism Spectrum Disorder to enhance opportunities to become fully engaged members of their community.
  • American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities – AAIDD promotes progressive policies, sound research, effective practices, and universal human rights for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • Developmental Disabilities Resource Center – Mission: Create Opportunities for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and their Families to Participate Fully in the Community
  • The Arc Massachusetts – The mission of The Arc of Massachusetts is to enhance the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including autism, and their families.¬†We fulfill this through advocacy for community supports and services that foster social inclusion, self-determination, and equity across all aspects of society.
  • Autism in Adulthood – Resources for adults with Autism in Massachusetts and beyond. Website is written by Gyasi Burks-Abbott who is an adult in Massachusetts on the Austism Spectrum.