Specialty Service Providers
Services for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders:
"Massachusetts Certified Early Intervention providers contract directly with approved agencies to provide services to children with a diagnosis of "Autism Spectrum Disorder" Children must be enrolled in certified Early Intervention programs and have a confirmed diagnosis on the autism spectrum in order to be eligible for these services. The Early Intervention program in which the family is enrolled makes the referral for these services."
BEACON ABA SERVICES
Phone: 508/478-0207 x247
North East ARC - BUILDING BLOCKS
CHILDREN MAKING STRIDES
COMMUNITY HEALTH LINK – LEAP/LIPTON
THE MAY CENTER
Western MA contact: Nancy Lunden
Phone: 413/734-0300 x212
Or: Zaida Carter 413/734-0300 x241
NEW ENGLAND CENTER FOR CHILDREN
Phone: 508/481-1015 /x 3016
PEDIATRIC DEVELOPMENT CENTER
SERVICENET- REACH PGM
Phone: 413/397-8986 x409
Services for Children who are Blind, Deafblind, or have Low Vision:
"The Massachusetts Department of Public Health contracts directly with the following agency to provide services. Children must be enrolled in certified Early Intervention programs in order to be eligible for these services. The Early Intervention program in which the family is enrolled makes the referral for these services."
Catchment Area: Statewide
Perkins School for the Blind
Perkins Educational Partnerships
Services for Families of Children with Hearing Loss American Sign Language Instruction
"Children who have hearing loss may benefit from the assistance of specialty providers who have special skills and knowledge in this area. The MA Department of Public Health does not currently contract with such providers.
The Early Intervention program in which the family is enrolled may contract with appropriate low incidence specialists."