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  • New England Index - Directory of disability resources and information specialists.
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  • Arc Massachusetts - Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for individuals with specific developmental disabilities.
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  • Center for Applied Special Technology - Researches and develops assistive technology solutions for disabled individuals.
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  • Charles River Arc - Serves people with developmental disabilities through family support, day and vocational programs, community residential programs, respite care and special events. Serves the Needham, Newton, and West suburban area.
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  • Child Care Circuit - Provides information and referral to parents or guardians of disabled children seeking child care.
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  • Citizens League for Adult Special Services - Provides job training and placement, on site production work, day habilitation and other services to assist developmentally disabled adults to integrate with the community.
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  • Community Gateway - Provides disability resources, fact sheets about disability issues, event calendars for various disability organizations, disability books and an on-line discussion group.
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  • Department of Developmental Services - Provides services to developmentally disabled individuals through assistance in job placement, transportation, residential services, or intense levels of treatment, monitoring and care.
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  • Disability Law Center - Provides free legal assistance and information to people with disabilities throughout Massachusetts.
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  • The Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism, Inc. - Provides help to other families facing childhood autism through support and education.
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  • The DRM Regional Resources Directory-Massachusetts - Provides a directory of disability resources.
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  • Easter Seals Massachusetts - Helps children and adults with disabilities expand their independence.
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  • Eastern Massachusetts Association for Retarded Citizens - Serves developmentally disabled individuals and their families through employment services, day support programs, recreation programs and family support. Serves the Middlessex area.
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  • Family Ties of Massachusetts - Provides information and support by and for families of children with special needs.
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  • Family Voices - Provides education and support for the families of children with special health care needs.
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  • Federation for Children with Special Needs - Provides information, support, and assistance to parents of children with disabilities, their professional partners, and their communities.
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  • Framingham Special Education Parent Advisory Council - Provides parental input into the planning and programs in the special education department of the town school district.
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  • Genesis Fund - Sponsors clinics and therapeutic recreational programs for the benefit of children born with birth defects, genetic diseases and mental retardation.
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  • Greater Waltham Arc - Serves individuals dealing with developmental disabilities through life skills training, employment services, family support, recreation, and inclusive summer camp programs. Serves the Eastern Middlesex County area.
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  • Institute for Community Inclusion - Develops resources and supports for people with disabilities and their families, fostering independence, productivity, and inclusion in school and community settings.
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  • Latham Centers - A non-profit agency in Brewster providing residential care for people with Prader-Willi Syndrome and girls aged 8-22 requiring special assistance.
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  • Lifeworks - Teaches living skills, social skills and vocational skills to assist developmentally disabled adults to integrate with the community. Located in Norwood, Westwood and West Roxbury Massachusetts.
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  • Massachusetts Association for the Parents of the Visually Impaired - Provides information and resources relating to visually impaired children.
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  • Massachusetts Association of Approved Private Schools - Provides a directory of Special Education Chapter 766 approved private schools in Massachusetts.
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  • Massachusetts Chapter of the Tourette Syndrome Association - Provides information, referral and support for people dealing with Tourette Sydrome.
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  • Massachusetts Developmental Disabilities Council - Enhances independence, productivity, integration and inclusion of people with developmental disabilities by promoting self-advocacy, and the development and maintenance of strong coalitions.
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  • Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress - Provide information and resources to parents, professionals, self-advocates and all people who wish to gain a further understanding of Down syndrome.
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  • Massachusetts Families Organizing for Change - A grassroots coalition of families with children and adults who have disabilities and/or chronic illness with the conviction that family and individual support can be comprehensive and flexible.
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  • Massachusetts Special Olympics - Provides sports training and athletic competition for individuals with mental retardation or developmental disabilities.
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  • Massachusetts State Resources for Literacy and Learning Disabilities - Provides a directory of resources related to literacy and learning disabilities.
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  • MBTA: Accessible Services - Information about public transportation services, including "The Ride," accessible stations, and passes.
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  • Motion Automotive Specialty - Provides custom vehicle adaptations to meet the specific needs of the disabled user. Located in Brimfield Massachusetts.
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  • National Braille Pres - Providing braille transcription services and produces and sells books and magazines in braille, in large print and on computer disk.
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  • Parents For Residential Reform - A grass-roots parent support organization for parents of children with special needs served in residential settings.
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  • PRIDE - Offering a range of community-based programs, providing quality services to individuals with disabilities.
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  • Riverside Industries - Promotes the inclusion of disabled individuals into the community through job placement, supported employment, and supported living. Located in Western Massachusetts.
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  • Seven Hills Foundation - Offers advocacy, residential and home care, supportive living options, transportation, respite services, therapeutic and social recreation programs, and associated services. Located in Worcester Massachusetts.
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  • Southern Norfolk County Association for Retarded Citizens - Provides advocacy, support and services to developmentally disabled individuals and their families.
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  • Talking Information Center - A radio-reading network for visually impaired citizens of the commonwealth. This network reads newspapers, magazines and books to blind people seven days per week, 24 hours per day.
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  • Toward Independent Living and Learning - Offers residential, support, and vocational services to promote the independence of disabled adults.
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  • Triangle, Inc. - Assists people with disabilities by providing vocational evaluation and training, employment, social development, and residential services to support full integration into the community.
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  • Visually Impaired Blind User Group - Provides information to advance access by visually impaired and blind persons to the world of computer applications.
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  • WGBH About: Access: Services for People with Disabilities - TV captioning and video descriptions for people who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, blind, or visually impaired
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  • WORK, Inc. - Provides rehabilitation services, develops community based employment and other programs for individuals with disabilities. Located in Quincy Massachusetts.
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