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Disability Resources for Pediatrics: Education/School Issues and Transition

Information of resources, community service and support for families of children with disabilities and/or special health care needs.

Early Intervention

Government Web Sites

A more comprehensive listing of Massachusetts State Agenices can be found under the 'Disability Related Websites' tab in this guide.

Transition Services

Support Groups

There are many support groups and advocacy agencies which help with school issues.  Please refer to the 'Support Group' tab and 'Advocacy' tab for additional listings.  

Early Intervention Agencies

Teacher's Corner

Education Resources

Talking Books

The National Library service for the Blind and Print Disabled, Library of Congress offers a free program of talking books and other materials for individuals of all ages who have a disability that prevents them from reading regular print. There are eligibility requirements and an application process.