Disability Links

Here are links to resources and organizations in many areas related to disabilities and services.



Am""erican Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD)


""Massachusetts Office on Disability Client Assistance Program




""Coalition of Families and Advocates



""Massachusetts Families Organizing for Change


Sp""ecial Needs Advocacy Network



Disability Law Center


Assistive Technology





C""enter on Technology and Disability







M""ass Assistive Technology Loan Program





Whee""lchair Recycler





Autis""m Speaks: Family Services in Massachusetts




Mas""sachusetts Advocates for Children Autism Center



Brain Injury



Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts




Traumatic Brain Injury – Massachusetts


Caregiver Programs



""Massachusetts Adult Foster Care




""Massachusetts Child Care Resource and Referral – Locator by Town



""Pediatric Special Needs Resources for Massachusetts Families


""Federation for Children with Special Needs Parent Training Center


Chronic Pain


A""merican Chronic Pain Association


Managing Pain""




Pa""in Clinics Locator





Di""sability Friendly Colleges


Community Human Services Organizations


""Massachusetts Providers’ Council






""Health Care For All: Oral Health Campaign



MassHealt""h Dentist Provider List



""National Dissemination Center for Children With Disabilities (NICHCY)






Massachusetts Office  on Disability


 Disability News




Domestic Violence Programs and Shelters



Domestic Violence Programs




Massachusetts Women’s Shelter Directory


Driver Evaluation


Central Massachusetts Safety Council



Heal""th South New England Rehabilitation Hospital


Ada""ptive Driving Program


Drug and Alcohol Abuse


""Substance Abuse Treatment Centers in Massachusetts



Massachusetts A.A. Offices


""Massachusetts Al-Anon & Alateen


Early Intervention

Dire""ctory of Massachusetts Early Intervention Centers by City/ Family Ties


Elder Care

Elder Abuse Hotline


Executive Office of Elder Affairs  Protective Services Program





Find Senior Living Facilities




Senior Care – Massachusetts


Massa""chusetts Assistive Living Facilities Association (Mass-ALFA)


Nursin""g Home Directory


Vis""iting Nurse Association of America (VNNA)


Emergency Preparedness


Disaster Preparedness for People with Disabilities



""Emergency Preparedness and Response



Ma""ssachusetts Emergency Management Agency





Ready.gov – Disaster Help



Ability Resume


Easter Seals Employment Training





Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission – Job Placement and Training



One-Stop Career Centers




Self Employment for People with Disabilities


Ticket to Work

Ticket To Work Program




Energy Programs


LILIHEAP ClearinghouseHEAP Clearinghouse





Contact Representative and Senator by Town




US House of Representatives

US Senate




AssocAssociated Grant Makers iated Grantmakers (serves Massachusetts and New Hampshire)


Grant InformationDepartment of Labr Federal Grants




Division for Children & Youth with Special Health Needs




Health Care Coverage Guides




IMPACT on Health & Wellness – National Family Voices


Health Care for All

Health Care For All




Healthy Relationships, Sexuality and Disability Resource Guide – Massachusetts DPH and DDS


Massachusetts Family Voices



Medline Plus Health Information


Sample Letters of Medical Necessity


Health Insurance


Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services



   Health Care For All Health Insurance Helpline


Health Safety Net Program (Free Care)





Boston Mayor’s Health Line






Medicare and You Handbook


Medicare: for Non-Elderly People with Disabilities Fact Sheet


Home Care Services


Massachusetts Elder Affairs: Eligibility for the Home Care Program




Medline Plus Home Care Services Information



Mass Home Care


Home Care Alliance Resources




City of Boston Public Health Commission Shelter Information


City of Worcester Homeless Assistance


HUD Homeless Information for Massachusetts


New England Center for Homeless Veterans


Western Massachusetts network to end homelessness


Household & Clothes


Furniture Bank



Job Interview Clothing – Boston, New Bedford, Springfield, and Worcester


SuitAbility Community Teamwork
101 Paige Street Lowell, MA 01852



Alternative Housing Voucher Program (AHVP)


Boston Housing Authority


Citizens Housing and Planning Association (CHAPA)


Habitat for Humanity


Housing Works



How to Get Housing Assistance in Massachusetts


HUD in Massachusetts


MassAccess – Online Search for Accessible Housing


Massachusetts Housing Authorities Listings


Rebuilding Together Boston


Independent Living Centers


Massachusetts Independent Living Centers 


Interacting with People with Disabilities


United Spinal Cord Association – It Starts with Disability Etiquette

Disability Etiquette



Literacy Resources

First Literacy Boston




System for Adult Basic Education Support


Massachusetts Department of Education – Office of Literacy


Massachusetts Reading Association


Massachusetts Libraries Providing Literacy/ESOL Programs


Learning Ally for Blind, Visually Impaired and Dyslexic


Massachusetts Statewide Agencies





Mental Health


Massachusetts Clubhouse Coalition



Mental Health in Central Massachusetts


Massachusetts National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI)


Rape Crisis Centers in Massachusetts



Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Treatment Locator


Parents with Disabilities

NCD Parents with Disabilities Toolkit


College Scholarships for Children of Parents with Disabilities



Patient Rights

The Assertive Patient Directory

Personal Care
Massachusetts PCA Directory

Physical Activity and Disability

The National Center on Physical Activity and Disability


Physical Therapy

American Physical Therapy Association of Massachusetts


Physician Finder

Medline’s Doctor and Dentist Locator Directories

Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine Physician Profile



Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) Pharmacy Outreach Program



Medicare Prescription Drug Program



Needymeds – Patient Assistance Programs





Accessible Swimming Pools

All Out Adventures

Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary



National Parks Accessibility


Mass Dept of Conservation and Recreation Universal Access Program

Northeast Passage Recreational Therapy


Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship


Respite Care

Arch Respite Resource Center

Massachusetts Lifespan Respite Coalition
Massachusetts Respite Care for Seniors

Autism Speaks Massachusetts Respite Care Services




Massachusetts Association of 766 Approved Private Schools

Massachusetts Home Learning Association – Homeschooling

New England Psychologists Listing of Massachusetts Residential Schools

Montessori Foundation


Service Dogs & Therapy Animals

Pet Partners Therapy Animals


International Association of Assistance Dog Partners



National Education for Assistance Dog Services




Service Dogs for Veterans

Service Dog Providers for Veterans


Social Security

Beneplan – Social Security & Work


Social Security Local Office Locator


Social Security Disability Starter Kit

Social Security Ticket-to-Work program

Social Security Work Incentives


Special Education

Disabilities and Testing


The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

Internet Special Eduction Resource (ISER)

The Federation for Children with Special Needs


Massachusetts Parent Advisory Council

Massachusetts SPED PACs Directory


Special Olympics

Special Olympics Massachusetts






Kids In Disabilility Sports


STRIDE Adaptive Sports





Summer Camps

Camps for Children with Diabetes

Easter Seals Summer Camp


Federation Children Special Needs Camp Guide


Kids’ Kamps.com


Summer Camps for Amputees and Children with Limb Differences


Support Groups

Sibling Support Project


Well Spouse Foundation – Support for Spousal Caregivers



Easter Seals / Assistive Technology


Center on Technology and Disability



Tenant Rights

Boston Tenant’s Coalition


Massachusetts Landlord and Tenant Law





Cape Cod Transit Authority Transportation

Disability Plates and Placards

MBTA Accessible Buses

MBTA the Ride

MBTA / Reduced Fare Passes for Disabled and Seniors

National Patient Air Transport HELPLINE

Pioneer Valley Transit Authority

Access Unlimited – Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles 



Access Travel Center: Accessible van rentals, van sales, hotels, cruise ships by STATE


Access-Able Travel Source

Accessible Air Travel – TSA Helpline for Travelers with Disabilities

Society for Accessible Travel and Hospitality

Accessible Travel Planning

Air Carrier Access Act for Passengers with Disabilities

Amtrak  Accessibility and Assistance



Corporate Angel Network – Free Flight Cancer Patients


Fly Rights for Passengers with Disabilities

 National Patient Travel Helpline

The Guided TourSupervised Travel for People with Intellectual Disabilities

Trips Inc.  for People with Intellectual Disabilities

Trips R Us for People with Developmental Challenges



Wheelchair Accessible Travel Guide


University Centers of Excellence in  Developmental Disability (UCEDD)

Association of University Centers on Disability Resource Directory


Fact Sheet last updated on: 12/12/2016