Contact Information

14 East Central Street""
Morse Institute Library
Natick, MA 01760

(508) 652-9900

View the Autism Alliance of MetroWest website

Information Specialist: Nannette Ohman
E-mail: autismalliance@earthlink.net

Hours: Please call first. Monday – Friday, 9 AM – 5 PM

Additional Locations: None.

Organization Narrative

Autism Alliance of MetroWest, A Program of Advocates Inc. offers resources, services, programs and support to families with children diagnosed with autism /pervasive developmental disorders.

Population(s) Served

Serves children & adults diagnosed with autism.

Language(s)

American Sign Language, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish,

Services

  • Information & Referral
  • Sibshops: Sibling Support Groups
  • Newcomer’s Information Packet
  • Swim Program
  • Family Outings
  • Newsletter
  • Support Groups
  • Support Staff
  • Books,Audio Tapes, Video Tapes*
  • Dougie’s Corner*
  • First Responder’s Trainings
  • Monthly Support Group Meetings (mornings, evenings, singles only, dad’s only)
  • Speaker Series
  • One-on-One Jump Start*
  • Community Awareness Events
  • Teen outdoor recreation program (seasonal)

*”For Safekeeping”  is a twenty-minute video used to train police, fire  and emergency personnel throughout Massachusetts.  Also educates hospital, school and church groups, as well as first responders in any community.

*”Straight AAA’s All About Autism”  is a video that educates elementary school-age children about their peers with autism.

* Dougie’s Corner is a quiet nook at Morse Institute Library that houses materials for newly diagnosed families.

*”One-on-One Jump Start”   Choose an existing program in your community and add a one-on-one aide for your child.  We will provide the funds and the one-on-one aide so that your child can successfully attend a typical art, gym, T-ball or computer program.

Eligibility/Criteria/Enrollment

We strongly encourage eligibility through the State Division of Autism / Fees No fee to join mailing list; registration fees for specific programs.