Dr. Mary Coakley-Welch Ph.D is a licensed psychologist and Neuropsychologist with 20 years of experience. She works in private practice in Lexington, MA and provides evaluations for children (ages 6.5 and up), teenagers, college students and adults.

Mass.gov:Parent information resources on special education.

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Universal Design Learning Toolkit is a great resource for Assistive Technology websites and tools.

PrAACtical AAC:  This is a blog that was started by two SLP’s, and is a place where you can think aloud about the state of the field, share information about implementing AAC strategies, provide resources, and discuss news of interest to the AAC community. This site offers many good resources for professionals and parents.

Speaking of Speech:This is another great speech therapy blog. It offers a wonderful about of resources and therapy ideas to both professionals and parents.

MassMatch:Through partnerships with community-based organizations, MassMATCH is currently creating new AT programs and working to coordinate AT services throughout the Commonwealth.

Little Bites Feeding Therapy LLC:Janice O'Shea is a certified ASHA speech-language pathologist who specializes in feeding therapy. She is available for therapy, consult or training, and can be reached at either 603-345-8710 or at littlebitesnh@gmail.com

Wrightslaw:Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys can go to Wrightslaw for accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.

AAC Resource Guide for Teachers: This is a great resource created by the State Education Resource Center.

Small Steps in Speechis a non-profit foundation that assists children with speech and language disorders by funding supplemental therapies and treatments for individuals.

Insight Educational Consulting: Allison Brear-Farrell offers direct advocacy services for children with special needs tailored to meet individual client needs. She also offers private consulting, educational testing, school observations, file reviews, IEP meeting preparation and attendance.

JT Fortin Foundation for Autism established a grant fund to help families of children with Autism.

ACT Todayis an organization that helps facilitate early and on-going treatment by providing the necessary resources (including referrals, funding and guidance) to individuals with autism and their families throughout the United States.