Resources about Special Education and the Transition to Adulthood
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Parent Training and Information at the Federation for Children with Special Needs

The Parent Training and Information Center provides information, resources, training, and support about special education to parents and others.

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Wrightslaw

Wrightslaw offers articles, information, case law, and other resources about the special education process.

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Special Education Information from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

This website has information, guidance, and resources about special education from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

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The Center for Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education

The Center for Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education (CADRE) provides information and resources about dispute resolution options within the special education process.

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The LINK Center at the Federation for Children with Special Needs

The LINK Center connects families, professionals and individuals with disabilities who are of transition age (14-26) with information, supports, and services to achieve students’ future visions.

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Transitions to Adulthood Center for Research

The Transitions to Adulthood Center for Research (ACR) promotes the full participation of young adults diagnosed with mental health conditions in socially valued roles.

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National Parent Center on Transition and Employment

The National Parent Center on Transition and Employment helps youth with disabilities find success in post-secondary education, employment, and life in the community.

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Set to Go

Set to Go offers information, tools and guidance to help young people with the transition to college or career.

Need more help with education, special education, or transition?

Contact the NAMI Mass COMPASS Helpline. COMPASS is available Monday through Friday, 9 am – 5 pm. Call us at 617-704-6264 or email us at compass@namimass.org.

Learn more about the NAMI Mass COMPASS Helpline.