For Service Providers

At dearborn academy, Students benEfit from small classes and  one-on-one support from teachers. photo by richard howard.

Social service professionals, psychotherapists, child advocates—we know that finding educational options for some of your clients can be challenging, so we began a list of resources for you. If you know of additional ones, please email us so we can add them.

Massachusetts Advocates for Children

Massachusetts Advocates for Children is a private non-profit organization dedicated to being an independent and effective voice for children who face significant barriers to equal educational and life opportunities. website

Special Needs Advocacy Network (SPaN)

SPaN has provided continuing professional development and support for advocates and other professionals in the field of special education across Massachusetts. Collaboration exists with other professionals as well as with parents of children with disabilities. website