• Easter Seals Massachusetts provides services so children and adults with disabilities have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play.
  • Waypoint Adventure– Waypoint’s Mission is to help youth and adults with disabilities discover their purpose, talents and strengths through the transforming power of adventure.
  • Partners for Youth with Disabilities – build the skills and abilities of young people with disabilities, and increase the inclusivity of workplaces, organizations, and communities.
  • Disability Resource for Pediatrics – From UMass Medical School’s Lamar Soutter Library – a resource to help healthcare professionals and caregivers better understand and advocate; be aware of support systems, and be informed of Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and school issues. Some families may need financial aid, and some may need assistance with daily living skills, speech and or occupational therapy.
  • Greater Mass Special Needs Events
  • 18? Section 8! – How to Apply for Section 8 when turning 18 in Massachusetts


Education through High School

Transition – HS to College or Work



  • Massachusetts Partnership for Transition to Employment (MPTE) is a systems-change project of the Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services. The project is designed to improve employment outcomes for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities transitioning from school to adult life.

For Parents