Resources

Dover Sherborn Special Education Department

Advocacy Groups

Academic Resiliency
Challenge Success
Intervention Central

Anti-Bullying
Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center
National Voices for Equality Education and Enlightenment
Pacer’s National Bullying Prevention Center
SPARK Kindness

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
ADDitude
Attention Deficit Disorder Association
Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance
CHADD:The National Resource on ADHD
My ADHD

Autism
ARICA Fact Sheet
Asperger/Autism Network
Autism Insurance Resource Center
Autism Society of America
Autism Speaks
MGH Aspire
Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative

Cerebral Palsy
Cerebral Palsy Group
Cerebral Palsy Guidance
Cerebral Palsy Guide
MyChild at CerebralPalsy.org

Down Syndrome
Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress
National Association for Down Syndrome
National Down Syndrome Society

Dyslexia & Dysgraphia
American Dyslexia Association
Dyslexia Training Institute
Dysgraphia Fact Sheet
International Dyslexia Association
Learning Disability Association of America
Massachusetts Branch of The International Dyslexia Association

Language-Based Learning Disability
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Landmark School Outreach Program

Learning Disabilities
DisabilityInfo.org
Eye to Eye
Learning Disabilities Association of America
National Center for Learning Disabilities
Nonverbal Learning Disorders Association
Understood

Stuttering
National Stuttering Association
The Stuttering Foundation of America

Twice Exceptional (2e) Students
National Education Association

Assistive & Instructional Technology
AbleData
Apps for Stages© Recommendations
Assistive Technology Industry Association
CAST
Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education
MassMATCH
National Center on Accessible Educational Materials

Associations
American Occupational Therapy Association
American Physical Therapy Association
American Speech Language Hearing Association
Arc of Massachusetts
Association for Behavioral Analysis International
Association for Positive Behavior Support
Association of University Centers on Disabilities
Center for Parent Information and Resources
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (A-Z Index)
Council for Exceptional Children
DisabilityInfo.org
Learning Disabilities Association of America
Massachusetts Advocates for Children
Massachusetts Association of Special Education Parent Advisory Councils (MASSPAC)
Massachusetts Families Organizing for Change
Massachusetts Sibling Support Network
Massachusetts SPED Child and Teen
National Center on Accessible Instructional Material
National Center for Learning Disabilities
National Education Association
National Institute of Child Health & Human Development
Pacer Center: Parent Training & Information for Children with Disabilities
Understood

Behavioral & Mental Health Support
Advocates
Association for Positive Behavior Support
B.U. Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders
Child Mind Institute
Diagnostic & Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5 Manual)
Families for Depression Awareness
Intervention Central
National Alliance on Mental Illness
National Institute of Mental Health
Parent/Professional Advocacy League (PPAL)
Riverside Trauma Center
United Way of Tri-County Call 2 Talk
Wayside Youth & Family Support Network

Disability Awareness Education
Abilities.com
Understanding Our Differences

Early Intervention
Center for Parent Information and Resources
Criterion Middlesex Early Intervention Program
Family Ties of Massachusetts
Mass.Gov Early Intervention Division

Educational Collaboratives
The Education Cooperative
ACCEPT Education Collaborative

Educational Rights

Safety & Protection
SafetyNet Tracking Systems™

Service Dogs
National Education for Assistance Dog Services (NEADS)
4 Paws For Ability
Paws With A Cause

Sports, Recreation & Activities
Academy Metrowest
Boston Ballet Adaptive Dance
Bridge Center
Energy Fitness & Gymnastics
Heated Lions Basketball & Soccer
New England Sports Academy
PathFinders Program
Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH)
Social Dynamix
Top Soccer

Transition Planning & College Resources
ACT
AffordableColleges.com Scholarships and Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities
Autism Speaks Transition Tool Kit
BestColleges.com
College Board
FairTest: The National Center for Fair and Open Testing
Federation for Children with Special Needs: Family Guide to Transition Services in Massachusetts
Federation for Children with Special Needs: Planning a Life Transition Conference
Massachusetts Advocates for Children: Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment (ICE)
Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education: Transition Topics
Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority
Mass.Gov Executive Office of Education: Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment (ICE)
Mass.Gov Health & Human Services: Turning 22
MetroWest Center for Independent Living, Inc. Transition to Adulthood Program
Pacer’s National Parent Center on Transition & Employment
Think College
USA Gap Year Fairs

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