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The Autism Alliance is a Massachusetts-based organization providing support, programs, and resources to families and individuals affected by autism spectrum disorders.

We help Massachusetts families understand an autism spectrum disorder diagnosis, guide them through the next steps, and connect them to a supportive community.

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January 24, 2022

Autism Welcoming: From the Inside Out

For families of loved ones with autism, getting out in the community often comes with challenges and fear of judgement. Through the Autism Welcoming Initiative, Advocates and the Autism Alliance are partnering with local businesses to create a welcoming and accessible community in the MetroWest area and beyond.

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September 27, 2022

DDS Autism Waiver Program Open Enrollment

An Important Message to Massachusetts Families With Children Under Age 9 Diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder

Open Request Application Period October 14, 2022 to October 31, 2022.

The Autism Division of the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) runs an Autism Waiver Program that provides one-to-one interventions to help children with autism who exhibit severe behavior, social and communication problems through a service called Expanded Habilitation, Education (intensive in-home services and supports).