Lurie Center for Autism: Helpful Organizations & Websites

A list of resource organizations and website related to autism spectrum disorder from the Lurie Center for Autism at MassGeneral Hospital for Children.

 

Pediatric Services

American Academy of Pediatrics
Autism Care Plan (MGH Hospital Care Plan)
Autism Consortium
Autism Speaks; 100 Day Kit
CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
First Signs
Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services
SPED Child and Teen

Transition Age

Arc of Mass: Transition from School to Adult --Time Line
Autism Care Plan (MGH Hospital Care Plan)
Massachusetts Special Education Law: Transition from School to Adult Life
Autism Consortium Transition Manual
Autism Speaks Transition Tool Kit
Coming of Age in Massachusetts, A Legal Resource Guide for Individuals with DD and their families
Mass Department of Developmental Services Guide for Transition Services "The Road Forward"
Mass Probate and Family Court Department information and links for guardianship and conservatorship
National Healthcare Transition Center: Got Transition?:
SPED Child and Teen
The Federation for Children with Special Needs Transition planning (ages 14-22)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Autism Transition Resources: Moving from Pediatric to Adult Healthcare                                                                                                                      

Adults

Advocates for Autism Massachusetts
Autism Care Plan (MGH Hospital Care Plan)
Building a Future
Massachusetts Developmental Disabilities Network
Mass Arc
Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services
Real Friends Project

Education

A Parents Guide to Special Education
Anti-Bullying Law
Federation for Children with Special Needs
Mass Advocates for Children
Mass Parent Advisory Councils
Massachusetts ASD special education law
Massachusetts special education law on evaluations
Massachusetts special education law: Transition from School to Adult Life
Special Needs Advocacy Network, Inc.
Urban PRIDE: advocacy for Boston families
Wrights Law

Advocacy

AFAM (Advocates for Autism Massachusetts)
Autism Speaks
Disability Law Center
Federation for Children with Special Needs
Mass Advocates for Children
PALS: Personal Advocacy and Lifetime Support Inc. (978) 369-0025
Special Needs Advocacy Network, Inc.
Urban PRIDE: advocacy for Boston families

Resources and Information

AANE (Asperger's Association of New England)
Autism Consortium Resource Database
Autism Society of America
Autism Society of North Carolina Bookstore
Autism Support Centers
Department of Developmental Services
Friends of Lurie
SARRC (Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center)
SPED Child and Teen

Insurance/Financial

Advocates for Autism
Autism Care Plan (MGH Hospital Care Plan
Autism Insurance Resource Center of NE Index
Massachusetts Family to Family Health Information Center
MassHealth's Children's Behavior Health Initiative
MassHealth CommonHealth
Social Security
Text of ARICA (An act relative to insurance coverage for autism)                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

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