General Resources:

http://fcsn.org/
Federation of Children with Special Needs
Phone: (800) 331-0688

http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/addresses.html
U.S Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (Boston Office)
Phone: (617) 289-0111

http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/osep/index.html
U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs
Phone: (202) 245-7459

http://www.wrightslaw.com/
Wrightslaw
Phone: (877) LAW-IDEA

http://www.doe.mass.edu/pqa/
Program Quality Assurance (PQA)
Phone: (781) 338-3000

http://www.spanmass.org/
Special Education Advocacy Network (SPAN)
Phone: (508) 655-7999

http://www.copaa.org/
Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA)
Phone: (844) 426-7224

http://massadvocates.org/
Massachusetts Advocates for Children
Phone: (617) 357-8431

http://www.doe.mass.edu/
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)
Phone: (781) 338-3000

http://www.dlc-ma.org/
Disability Law Center
Phone: (800) 872-9992

http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/laws-regs/privacy-security/masshealth/edi/masshealth-companion-guides.html
Guide to Mass Health
Phone: (800) 841-2900

http://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/disabled-students/
Bestcolleges.com – College resources for students with disabilities. Prospective college students with disabilities will find that many campuses are equipped with offices and services that address accessibility, accommodation, and assistive technology for a diverse range of needs. Student services offices and disability coordinators at many colleges work to make campuses inclusive environments through specialized advocacy, support, and academic services.

http://fcsn.org/index.php
This non-profit provides guidance to parents concerning all aspects of their child’s life to including transition planning, IEP preparation and basic support.

http://www.ada.gov/cguide.htm
A Guide to Disability Rights Laws written by the DOJ.

http://dlc-ma.org/
The Disability Law Center is the legal advocate for those who cannot afford attorneys. They also advocate for larger social change.

http://dlc-ma.org/_manual/LASE_manual.htm
This manual published by the DLC provides guidance related to transition planning and the issues that surround such planning.

http://www.eparent.com
Is a magazine for parents with disabled children.

http://www.easterseals.com
Easter Seals provides disabled children and adults with the opportunity to live, learn, work and play through resources such as adaptive technology.

http://www.thegenesisfund.org
The Genesis Fund strives to fulfill its mission to raise funds to enrich the lives of children and their families affected by birth defects, genetic disorders and intellectual disabilities