Welcome! We are glad you’ve found the Autism Alliance. We are a dedicated group of professionals who are also experienced parents of sons and daughters with autism. Our goal is to help Massachusetts families who have loved ones with autism spectrum disorder get the support, information, and resources they need to thrive.
You may have arrived here because you suspect that your child, or a child you love, has autism. Or perhaps your child has been diagnosed and you are here to find resources and support. Either way, you've come to the right place! Our website will provide you with a wealth information and resources to guide you on the journey from diagnosis to adulthood, as you move through the journey of parenting a child with autism.
Please know that we are here for you if you have any questions along the way. You are always welcome to contact us by phone, email, or in person at our office in Framingham. We would love to meet your family.
What We Offer
Support groups and recreational events where families can connect with, learn from, and support each other.
School Vacation Programs
Our variety of school vacation activites are fun, free, and inclusive to children with autism and their siblings.
Annual sensory-friendly events for the whole family include Kite Day on Bose Mountain and Sunset at Southwick’s Zoo.
Families receive ongoing, individualized support in any area of need through private weekly or bi-weekly sessions with an autism specialist.
We often host guest speakers and workshop leaders with expertise in the field of autism.
Social Skills and Sensory Programs
Offerings throughout the year include a sensory open gym program, swim sessions, social video gaming program, Friday night group for teens and adults, and much more.
Information and Referrals
Our monthly e-newsletter is full of the latest information and local resources to help families connect with their community and access the support they need. We also provide free information and referral consultation by phone and maintain an up-to-date online Resource Directory.
We provide grants to families that meet financial need criteria or experience a catastrophic circumstance. This funding can be used to assist with direct needs of the family member with autism.
Please visit our Current Programs page to learn about and register for this season's programs, groups, and events.