Resources which could not be classified elsewhere will appear in this section. Spiritual or religious resources are one example. People with intellectual disabilities have the right to choose their own expressions of spirituality, to practice those beliefs and expressions, and to participate in the religious community of their choice or other spiritual activities. The person also has a right to choose not to participate in religious or spiritual activity.
Religion and Spirituality Resources
A selected listing of websites offering resources and information for people with disabilities.
A listing of state and local organizations providing information, services and referral for persons with autism.
Recursos en español
(Resources in Spanish)
The Arc of the United States
The parent organization of the The Arc of Mass., The Arc of the U.S. is the national organization of and for people with mental retardation and related developmental disabilities and their families. Website contains an extensive collection of information
on mental retardation and a wide variety of related topics, as well as links to other sites.
Created by the federal government, this website offers a wealth of information on a wide variety of topics relevant to people with developmental and other disabilities.
The Family Village
A national virtual community that includes informational resources on specific diagnoses, communication connections, adaptive products and technology, adaptive recreational activities, education, worship, health issues, disability-related media and literature.
The Nickerson Collection
A special collection of books, videos and other materials on learning and developmental disabilities at the Bedford, Mass. Free Public Library
Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation
Provides seed funding for projects that enhance the lives of persons with mental retardation. Information and links for families and individuals.
New England ADA & Accessible IT Center
Provides information and guidance on the ADA, Section 508, and accessible information technology to individuals living in New England. Online resources include an extensive collection of publications offering information on the ADA and disability rights for individuals with disabilities, business owners, government officials, employers, school officials, law enforcement agencies, and others. Also maintains a toll-free V/TTY information line staffed by people who can answer your questions about the ADA and accessible IT.
Several PDF Files providing information or examples of projects