Special Education Resources

Below you’ll find a number of resources that I reference during my workshops and parent consultations. You’ll find a treasure trove of information available to you online. Sometimes this information can be difficult or confusing to navigate on your own. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to me using the form to the right. I look forward to helping you.

State Resources

Mass Department of Education Special Education
This website will give you all of the laws, timelines, and regulations that MA schools are obligated to uphold.

Massachusetts Commission for the Blind

Massachusetts Commission for Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Massachusetts Department of Mental Health

Massachusetts Department of Mental Retardation

Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Massachusetts Department of Social Services

Massachusetts Department of Transition Assistance

Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission

U.S. Office for Civil Rights

Other Resources

Federation for Children with Special Needs

Disability Law Center

Family Ties

Massachusetts ARC

Massachusetts Advocacy Center

Mass. Association of Special Education Parent Advisory Councils (MASSPAC)

Parent Professional Advocacy League (PAL)

Parents for Residential Reform

Volunteer Lawyers Project

A Parent’s Guide to Special Education