Special Education Resources

  • LD OnLine

    LD OnLine seeks to help children and adults reach their full potential by providing accurate and up-to-date information and advice about learning disabilities and ADHD.

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  • Wrightslaw

    Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.

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  • The Federation for Children With Special Needs

    The Federation for Children with Special Needs provides information, support, and assistance to parents of children with disabilities, their professional partners, and their communities. We are committed to listening to and learning from families, and encouraging full participation in community life by all people, especially those with disabilities.

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  • Map Academy

    Introducing Map Academy, a new public charter school located in Plymouth, designed to provide a free option to students that want or need something different than the traditional high school.

    We put students at the center and designed a school to meet their individual needs. Flexible scheduling and support, personalized academics, career development opportunities, and more.

    Opening in Fall 2018. Welcoming students from anywhere in Massachusetts.

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  • Massachusetts Advocates for Children

    Massachusetts Advocates for Children is a private non-profit organization dedicated to being an independent and effective voice for children who face significant barriers to equal educational and life opportunities.

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  • Understood

    Parents want the best for their children. We do, too. For the first time ever, 15 nonprofit organizations have joined forces to support parents of the one in five children with learning and attention issues throughout their journey.

    With the right support, parents can help children unlock their strengths and reach their full potential. With state-of-the-art technology, personalized resources, free daily access to experts, a secure online community, practical tips and more, Understood aims to be that support.

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  • Disability Law Center

    The Disability Law Center (DLC) is the Protection and Advocacy agency for Massachusetts. DLC is a private, non-profit organization responsible for providing protection and advocacy for the rights of Massachusetts residents with disabilities. DLC receives federal, state and private funding but is not part of the state or federal government.

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  • Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

    The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE) is committed to preparing all students for success in the world that awaits them after high school. Whether you are a student, parent, educator, community leader, taxpayer, or other stakeholder interested in education, we invite you to join us in this endeavor.

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  • Department of Education Problem Resolution

    The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is committed to helping individuals and school districts resolve problems promptly. Laws exist to protect the rights of all students in the Commonwealth, and to ensure that all students receive equal educational opportunities.

    Through its Problem Resolution System (PRS), the Department handles complaints that allege a school or a district is not meeting legal requirements for education.

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  • Franciscan Hospital for Children - Neuropsychological Testing

    Franciscan’s team of psychiatrists, developmental pediatricians, psychologists, neuropsychologists, and social workers specialize in the evaluation and treatment of children with neurodevelopmental disabilities, seizure disorders, traumatic brain injuries, psychiatric disorders (such as mood disorders, anxiety, and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder), learning difficulties, and behavioral challenges.

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  • Life Dimensions Neuropsychology Services

    LifeDimensions Neuropsychologists are trained to understand changes in thinking, memory, emotion and behavior that can occur with many neurological, developmental or psychological diagnoses.

    Through consultation and testing, the neuropsychologist identifies the patient’s specific strengths and weaknesses and makes recommendations to the patient, family, therapists, and/or physicians. Once recommendations are made, an individualized plan is developed so that the patient’s goals can be achieved.

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  • Center for Parent Information and Resources

    The Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR) serves as a central resource of information and products to the community of Parent Training Information (PTI) Centers and the Community Parent Resource Centers (CPRCs), so that they can focus their efforts on serving families of children with disabilities.

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  • Tufts Center for Children - Neuropsychological Services

    The Center for Children with Special Needs (CCSN) at Floating Hospital for Children works with infants, children and adolescents who have developmental, behavioral and emotional issues that interfere with their growth, learning and family or social functioning.

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  • Boston Neuropsychological Services, LLC.

    Our clinical team includes professionals with diverse training and specialization. We have experts for every age group, from infancy through adulthood. We have staff who specialize in autism spectrum disorders, neurodevelopment, ADHD, learning disabilities, behavioral management, emotional difficulties, working with gifted children, brain injury, learning and memory, tutoring, and individual, group, couples, and family counseling.

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