Special Needs Advocacy Network Special Needs Advocacy Network, Incorporated (SPaN)

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Contact Information

Special Needs Advocacy Network, Incorporated (SPaN)
Contact: Cynthia Moore, President
Email Address: info@spanmass.org
Phone: (508) 655-7999

177 Huntington Ave # 1703, PMB 52476 Boston, MA 02115-3153
Area Served: Boston

Map Location Special Needs Advocacy Network


SPaN's membership is open to anyone interested in the field of Special Education Advocacy including parents, guardians, students, professionals, and others. The purpose of SPaN is to: 

  1. train and support child advocates in providing care for youth with special needs,
  2. assist child advocates for children with disabilities to gain information about and access to available services,
  3. provide child advocates with continuing education programs, provide a forum for advocates to share and disseminate information,
  4. provide advocacy services on behalf of children with disabilities as well as their care providers, and
  5. conduct such other charitable or educational activities and programs in furtherance of the foregoing purposes to be carried out by the corporation organized under Chapter 180 of the MGL and described within Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code.

Service Types

  • Education Law

Program Type

  • Advocacy
  • Education
  • Legal
  • Self-Advocacy Training

Populations Served

  • All Disabilities

Ages Served

  • Birth to 3
  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22

Accessibility Features

  • Able to serve clients in their wheelchair
  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Elevators
  • Sign Language
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service, Sliding Scale