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National Organizations/Resources

  • New England INDEX
    New England INDEX, a project of the UMass Medical School located at the Shriver Center, provides information about programs and agencies, physicians, dentists, and consultants that serve people with disabilities. INDEX also coordinates the Mass Network of Information Providers (MNIP), a multi-agency collaboration that provides telephone information and referral at over 50 sites across the state (800-642-0249).

  • ECTA Center: For Families
    ECTA Center: For Families: provides resources to help you help your child develop and learn, explains how early childhood supports and services can help your child, and gives you ways to share your family's experiences to benefit others.

  • IDEA Resource Center
    IDEA Resource Centers: provides information and technical assistance to families of infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities.

Last Updated: March 15, 2023

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