Support and Resources in Portuguese:

Providers working with Portuguese Families: We hope that you find it helpful to have the names in English for the links to Portuguese resources found at

Videos in Portuguese – YouTube click here

1:1 Support or IEP Review Scheduling – click here

Facebook – Page: Federation for Children with Special Needs click here

Facebook – Private Group: click here



Parent Leadership Program in Portuguese – 9/22/22

3 Levels: Beginner / Intermediate / Advanced – Interested and for more information – Contact us

Calendar of Events – click here

VOC Extended Videos – click here


Parents’ Council of English Language Learners

DDS – Department of Developmental Services


  • How to understand the report card – click here
  • Assistance tips for families click here
  • When you’re stuck at homeclick here
  • Snow science for preschoolers click here
  • Self-regulation activities for young children click here
  • Cell phones, part 1: Is your child ready for a cell phone? click here
  • Cell phones, part 2: Setting rules about cell phones click here
  • Super Symmetry: Symmetry activities for preschoolers – click here

Discipline and School

Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA) & Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP) – click here

Massachusetts Law on Student Discipline – click here


Basic Rights in Special Education in Massachusetts


Special Education

Family Engagement

  • Understanding Massachusetts Public Schools: click here
  • Rights of Immigrant Students and Parents in School: click here
  • Families are Key to Family Engagement: click here
  • Families are Key to Family Engagement – continued: click here
  • How to Get Involved with Your Child’s School – click here

Academic Expectations in Massachusetts

Emergency Planning Guide

  • For Parents with an uncertain immigration statusclick here

Early Intervention

Youth with IEPs in Transition

Legal Services in Massachusetts – click here

Financial Resources

  • SSI – Benefits for Children with Disabilities – click here


  • Relationship with your Pediatrician – click here
  • 10 Tips for working with your health care provider – click here
  • How to Apply for MassHealth CommonHealth – click here
  • Frequently Asked Questions about MassHealth CommonHealth – click here
  • How to Access ABA Services with Insurance – click here
  • ABA and MassHealth Coverage – click here
  • Dependent Adults with Disabilities and Insurance – click here
  • Medical Insurance and Autism – click here
  • 10 Questions for ABA professionals – click here
  • Developing your child’s Individualized Health Plan – IHCP click here
  • Home & Hospital Form – click here



Thank You Very Much!