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  • Landmark School,
    Landmark is a co-educational, residential and day school for emotionally stable students who have been diagnosed as having a specific learning disability/dyslexia. There are over 400 students at Landmark, male and female, ages 7-21

  • ACCEPT Education Collaborative
    Organized in 1974, ACCEPT member districts currently include: Ashland, Dover, Dover/Sherborn Regional, Framingham, Holliston, Hopkinton, Joseph P. Keefe Technical School, Medfield, Medway, Millis, Natick, Sherborn, and Sudbury Public Schools. These school districts serve over 30,000 students in Massachusetts.

  • Boston College Campus School
    Boston College Campus School serves students ages 3-21 with multiple disabilities including complex health care needs. The program provides student centered, educational and therapeutic services in a school based setting, as well as consultation and training to local school systems and families.

  • Braintree St. Coletta Day School
    Braintree St. Coletta Day School is dedicated to providing functional daily living skills for home and community living, practical academic, pre-vocational, vocational and recreation programs for children with a range of developmental disabilities, ages 3-22. The professional and paraprofessional staff ratio is 1:2. In Massachusetts.

  • Bridges Associates, Inc.
    A private, non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization located in Hyannis, Massachusetts on Cape Cod. The organization, which was founded in 1989, is dedicated to helping people affected by learning and attention disorders, learning disabilities and related special needs.

  • Cardinal Cushing School
    Cardinal Cushing School provides academic, vocational and residential programs for students with mild to severe special needs. Our mission is to enable persons with special needs to achieve their spiritual, academic, vocational and social potential. The commitment of the school is to work closely with other agencies to offer innovative opportunities for people with disabilities to become active and contributing members of the community. Our programs are designed to meet the individual needs of each student. In Massachusetts.

  • Commonwealth Learning Centers
    Providing supplemental education in reading, reading comprehension, writing, mathematics, study skills, SAT, SSAT, and other academic areas including programs for those with learning disabilities. Located in Massachusetts.

  • COMPASS School
    The Compass is a private, non-profit, community-based organization which provides special education, intensive outreach and tracking, counseling, tutoring, enrichment, and consulting services. Established in 1974, COMPASS has served more than 7,500 high-risk urban youth and their families. Using a team approach, experienced professionals from diverse backgrounds annually serve over 250 children, adolescents and families through our programs, and professional colleagues nationwide through our consulting services.The COMPASS School serves elementary, middle and high school students from the ages of 6-22 in classes with an average student-teacher ratio of 6:1. In addition to an Individual Education Plan, the School employs a comprehensive, individually focused service plan to assist each student.

  • Division for Special Health Needs-Massachusetts
    The division plans, implements and evaluates public health programs for children with special health care needs and their families.

  • Exceptional Schools for Exceptional Children
    The Massachusetts Association of 766 Approved Private Schools (MAAPS) is a non-profit association of Chapter 766 approved private schools dedicated to providing educational programs and services to students with special needs throughout Massachusetts.

  • FLLAC Collaborative
    We are an educational collaborative serving the school districts of Fitchburg, Leominster, Lunenburg, Clinton, Ayer, Shirley and the Nashoba and Wachusett Regions. Located in Massachusetts.

  • Kennedy-Donovan Center
    We are a private, non-profit, human service agency offering a wide range of flexible, individualized, community-based services to infants, children, adults and families with developmental disabilities and other unique challenges. Kennedy-Donovan Center currently provides services to more than 4,000 individuals and families from more than 150 communities in eastern and central Massachusetts.

  • Massachusetts-Bay Cove Academy
    Bay Cove Academy is a therapeutic day school treating 45 urban adolescents from greater Boston. Students range in age from 12 to 21 years and may be learning disabled, emotionally disturbed and behaviorally disordered.

  • Massachusetts - Boston Higashi School for Autistic Children
    WELCOME to the Home page of Boston (Massachusetts) Higashi School. We proudly present this Web site to you after a long period of construction. We appreciate your patience. Even though some pages are still under construction, we believe that our continuous efforts for improvement will satisfy you. We appreciate any comments and suggestions from you on this site. Thank you. Our Mission Boston Higashi School, Inc. is the international program serving children and young adults with autism. Our philosophy is based upon the world renowned tenets of Daily Life Therapy developed by the late Dr. Kiyo Kitahara of Tokyo, Japan. Dr. Kiyo Kitahara's method provides children with systematic education through group dynamics, the intermingling of academics and technology, arts, music and physical education. The goal of this educational approach is for individuals to achieve social independence and dignity, and to benefit from and cont

  • Massachusetts - Camp Starfish
    Camp Starfish serves emotionally, behaviorally, and learning disabled children by providing a safe therapeutic milieu in a natural camp setting. By providing a one-to-one camper to staff ratio the unique demands of each camper may be met while forging individual trusting relationships.

  • Massachusetts-Clarke School East
    Since 1995, director Cara Jordan and her staff have helped deaf children up to the age of seven develop language through engaging activities like storytelling, painting, using computers and playing group games. At CLARKE East, children are enrolled in preschool and kindergarten classes; the entire family receives early childhood intervention and mainstreaming services; and there is special attention for children with cochlear implants.

  • Massachusetts-Clarke School for the Deaf - Northhampton
    CLARKE - School for the Deaf/Center for Oral Education is a leader in teaching hearing-impaired children to listen, speak and understand others using the auditory/oral approach.

  • Massachusetts Organization of Educational Collaboratives (MOEC)
    Offical list of Special Education Collaboratives in the State of Massachusetts.

  • Massachusetts-Organizations and Resources Autism
    A list of resources and organizations for children with autism and other special needs.

  • Massachusetts-Perkins School
    The programs provide care to clients, male and female ranging in age from 3 to 22 who present varying degrees of trauma, behavioral disturbances, psychiatric disturbance, family dysfunction, failed placements, as well as deficits in self-care, community awareness, and interpersonal skills.

  • Massachusetts-Son Rise Autism Treatment Center
    Autism Treatment Center of America" serving parents and professionals seeking a loving, humane, and respectful method for helping children and adults with Autism (and all Autism Spectrum related challenges.

  • Massachusetts-The ARC
    The Mission of Arc Massachusetts is to enhance the quality of life for individuals with specific developmental disabilities. Arc Massachusetts accomplishes this mission by promoting quality community services and advocating for enlightened public policy. Disabilities in Massachusetts formerly known as the Association for Retarded Citizens of Massachusetts.

  • Massachusetts - The Evergreen Center
    The founders of The Evergreen Center have set out to create an integrated learning and living environment where students with severe developmental disabilities can achieve their maximum potential.

  • Massachusetts-The Lighthouse School
    Lighthouse School is committed to providing services to students with diverse needs and disabilities. Students who attend Lighthouse School range in age from 3-22 years of age and have a variety of types of special needs, including developmental/neurological conditions, medical/genetic conditions, learning disabilities and psychiatric diagnoses.

  • Massachusetts - The May Institute Home Page
    Today, the May Institute and our subsidiary, May Behavioral Health, are among New England's most respected, innovative nonprofit organizations in behavioral healthcare, education, and rehabilitation.

  • Massachusetts-The Protestant Guild for Human Services
    The Protestant Guild for Human Services, Inc. is a non-profit human service agency dedicated to providing high quality human services to individuals with special needs. Founded in 1946, the agency has been providing a wide spectrum of services to children, adolescents, and adults with a variety of developmental disabilities.

  • Mass Parents Home Page
    Welcome to Mass Parents.Org. For information about our organization, and our efforts to stop the MCAS, please explore our links.

  • Mercy Centre Preschool/Language Development Program
    Mercy Centre Preschool serves children ages 3 years to 6. The program offers: An integrated environment where children with and without special needs interact. Children with language, cognitive and/or motor skill deficits particularly benefit from this kind of cooperative learning. Children without special needs benefit from individualized attention and derive a unique appreciation of the diversity of others. A full-day program which allows greater consistency and continuity of services in contrast to more traditional half-day sessions. For children with special needs, this extra attention is required. In Massachusetts.

  • Mercy Centre School Program
    The School program services students ages 6 - 22 with special needs. The School Program uniquely focuses on functional academics, and social and emotional development of students. It operates full-day sessions during regular school days, 180 days a year. Students are encouraged to develop listening and attention abilities that prepare them to learn important basic skills of everyday learning. Students are grouped by ability and age. In Massachusetts.

  • South Coast Educational Collaborative (SCEC)
    Established in 1972, South Coast Educational Collaborative (SCEC) conducts education programs and services that complement and strengthen the school programs of member districts and increases educational opportunities for all children. Located in Massachusetts.

  • St. Coletta's of Massachusetts
    St. Coletta's of Massachusetts is dedicated to enabling children and adults with special needs to realize their maximum intellectual, social, emotional, physical and spiritual potential. Our goals are attained through academic, vocational, and residential programs tailored to meet individual needs. The commitment to maintain the dignity and rights of all people is inherent in each of our programs.

  • ''The Braintree Special Education Parent Advisory Council''
    The Braintree SEPAC, ''The Braintree Special Education Parent Advisory Council'', is an organization of parents of children with special needs, parents of typical children, special and regular education staff, and interested members of the community.

  • The Disability Law Center-Massachusetts
    The Disability Law Center is a private, non-profit public interest law firm providing free legal assistance and information to people with disabilities throughout Massachusetts.

  • The Gifford School
    Our more than 100 co-ed students are youngsters ages 7 to 18, from 50 cities and towns located within an hour's drive of Weston. Each day they face challenges to overcome obstacles created by learning, emotional, and/or behavioral difficulties. With a lot of courage and support, they are working daily to overcome these obstacles. In Massachusetts.

  • The Learning Disabilities Association of Massachusetts (LDAM)
    (LDAM) is a non- profit, volunteer organization including individuals with learning disabilities, their families, and professionals. LDAM is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for all individuals with learning disabilities and their families, and to alleviating the restricting effects of learning disabilities.

  • The Walker Home and School
    The Walker Home and School, a non-profit organization based in Needham, Massachusetts, provides a range of services to 3- to 22-year-old emotionally, behaviorally, and learning disabled students and their families.

  • Williamstown Public Library
    Community library serving Williamstown, Mass. (pop.8000).


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