Massachusetts Department of Education
Oversees the public education of all children in Massachusetts. Responsible for ensuring that all the provisions of  Massachusetts special education law are met. Provides training and technical assistance to school districts and parents, reviews and approves local school districts’ programs and plans. Provides mediation and due process hearings, and establishes standards and qualifications for service providers


www.doe.mass.edu

Family Voices 
A national network of Family to Family Healthcare Centers who's focus is to achieve family-centered care for all children and youth with special health care needs and/or disabilities.


www.familyvoices.org

Family Ties
Provides information and referral services, emotional support, and trainings to parents of children and youth with special needs


www.massfamilyties.org

Special Needs Advocacy Network
Provides continuing professional development and support for advocates and other professionals in the field of Special Education across Massachusetts.


www.spanmass.org

Wrightslaw
Provides accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities


www.wrightslaw.com

AGENCIES

Federation for Children with Special Needs 
Provides information, support, and assistance to parents of children with disabilities, their professional partners, and their communities. Projects include Massachusett's Parent Training and Information Center and the Parent to Parent Network


www.fcsn.org

Stork Ready is conveniently located north of Boston in North Ready, MA. Offering Childbirth Education to expectant parents. As well as Infant CPR/Safety, Breastfeeding Classes, Baby Language and more.