Autism Supports Toward Independent Living and Learning

Autism Supports Toward Independent Living and Learning

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Contact Information

Toward Independent Living and Learning
Contact: Gail Gillespe , Metro Regional Director
Email Address:
Phone: 781-302-4600

20 Eastbrook Road Suite 201 Dedham, MA 02026
Area Served: Greater Boston

Map Location Autism Supports


The range, scope and flexibility of TILL's support services are extensive and always growing and evolving. The first step is a thorough needs assessment with one of TILL's support managers which will indicate the level of support needed and the services for which one is eligible. Together, we develop a support plan and determine the most appropriate services, extent and location for the services, and the best match of specialists.

Autism Support:

TILL’s Autism Support Center provides support for the whole family, with resources and training for parents and caregivers, inclusive events for the whole family to enjoy, parent support through TILL’s Neighborhood groups, and more. 

Designated by the Department of Developmental Services as the Autism Support Center for the Boston Metro Region, we serve the Greater Boston and surrounding communities, offering exciting activities and resources that provide information and empowerment to children and adults with autism, and their families.

TILL's Autism Support Center provides services to children and adults with autism spectrum disorders, with and without intellectual disabilities, and their families, across the life span.

Registering to become a member of TILL Autism Support Center is free; MassHealth or DDS eligibility is not required.  Simply fill out our online intake form, or contact us at (781) 302-4835/ More information may be found on our website:

Strattus, TILL's Mental Health Services: High quality, professional behavioral health care that is accessible and mobile - now available through Telehealth.

At Strattus, we provide a comprehensive range of services, from assessment, counseling and consultation. Our unique outreach makes counseling truly accessible, in your home, school, work or day setting.

Therapists are available to meet with clients on an outreach basis at home, school or other settings, by Telehealth services, and in our licensed clinic in Dedham. Our clinical team is experienced in working with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families, with and without specialized needs.

Our Clinical Competency and Guardianship Evaluation Team offers the necessary resources and support to guide families through this process.

MassHealth, Medicare and many private insurances are accepted. For more information or to make a referral, visit us on the web at or by phone at 781-329-9365. 

Behavioral Supports:

TILL provides behavioral support and training for families through two distinct services: IHBS, In-Home Behavioral Services, and ABA, Applied Behavioral Analysis.  Our experienced providers can help you decide which programs will be beneficial for you.

In-Home Behavior Services (IHBS) empowers families with training and support to manage behavior challenges while teaching their children self-control, coping strategies and interpersonal skills.  In-Home Behavior Services (IHBS) is funded by Mass Health, under the Children’s Behavioral Health Initiative (CBHI).  For more information, or to apply online, visit or email 

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) for children and adolescents up to 21 years, with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder.  Therapists and Instructors work with the entire family to integrate ABA techniques into everyday life.  ABA Services are covered by many insurance providers, including Mass Health, with specific documentation requirements. For more information, or to apply online, visit, or email 

Service Types

  • Skills Training

Program Type

  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Case Management
  • Counseling
  • Education
  • Mental Health
  • Respite
  • Support Groups

Populations Served

  • Autism Spectrum

Ages Served

  • Birth to 3
  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Languages Spoken

  • Haitian-Creole
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Medical Needs

Additional Information

  • Fees: MassHealth, Medicare, Private Insurance, Personal Funds
  • Licensed By: DPH, MassHealth, DDS