Massachusetts’ Medicaid program that helps cover health costs for people with disabilities.
Information about services supporting community integration and providing emergency respite. Eligibility criteria and application guidance also included.
University of Massachusetts Medical School
A database of health care professionals, dentists, consultants, other service providers searchable by location and type of insurance accepted.
Provides webinars and fact sheets about autism and insurance coverage. Individual consultations are also available.
A collection of resources for patients and providers based on research funded by the National Institutes of Mental Health.
US Department of Health & Human Services
Links to information about applying for federal disability benefits.
Links to government websites and national programs providing information and guidance on healthy living for people with disabilities and their caregivers.
Links to national databases that locate and compare providers.
Links to websites providing information, advice, and emotional support.
Autism Society of America
Links to the Lurie Center for Autism at Massachusetts General Hospital’s compilation of worksheets, checklists, and online tools from transition projects and programs from across the country.
Provides information about autism and mental health with links to articles and national organizations.
Information about recent legislative activity and services available through Medicaid.
Links to information, advice, and resources divided into the categories of sleep, fitness, and nutrition.
Autistic Self-Advocacy Network
A suite of resources created to empower self-advocates and their allies by breaking down health care concepts important to people with disabilities.
- A Self-Advocate’s Guide to Medicaid
- Affordable Care Act Toolkit for Self-Advocates
- The Affordable Care Act and the I/DD Community: An Overview
- Healthcare Transition Toolkit
- “Our Lives, Our Health Care:” Self-Advocates Speaking Out
Institute for Community Inclusion, University of Massachusetts Boston
A 30-minute online training course for health care professionals treating patients with disabilities. Also includes quizzes and supplementary material.
Links to articles, books, and manuals on such topics as medical insurance, health care provider training, best practices, end-of-life issues, and assistive technology