Fall Special Needs Events in Western Mass

The Nuts & Bolts of SSI/SSDI, Public Health Insurance & Other Public Benefits

*Springfield – September 13th & 14th.*This training focuses on how earnings from work affects SSI, SSDI, Medicaid, Medicare and other public benefits such as subsidized housing and…Read More
Sensory-Friendly “Leap (Ballerina)”

*September 16th, Cinemagic Theaters in Sturbridge, MA*, Hookset, Merrimac and Portsmouth, NH. Cinemagic Sensory & Family friendly movies are for individuals living with autism and…Read More
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The Art & Science Of Winning Grants

*Framingham, September 12th.* For grant writers of all experience levels. Learn what grant-makers look for in successful grant proposals. This workshop will help you develop or hone your writing skills…Read More [image: DCR+accpool]
Massachusetts Accessible Pools

*Outdoor Swimming Pool Lifts at all State Parks and Pools*. The pools are free. Pools are located in Agawam, Attleboro, Boston, Brockton, Brighton, Chicopee …Read More
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Accessible Beaches & Beach Wheelchairs

*The DCR Universal Access Program for MA state parks* allows free use of the chair, however a companion is needed to push. Reservations required. Parks that offer the chairs include: Artesani Park, Beartown State Forest …Read More
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*Framingham, September 22nd.* Hear Key Note speaker Frank Campagna, a member of the Sesame Street Crew, author of the “Autism Daddy” blog, and who is the father of an Autistic, non-verbal…Read More
Abilities Expo

*Boston, September 8th – 10th.* For all ages and abilities. Workshops are for free and all attendees are welcome – you don’t need to register or sign up in advance. Just arrive early to workshops…Read More

*Teens & Young Adults*
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*Hadley, September 12th.*. Get answers to your questions while you build your financial planning solutions for your one, one step at a time. You will need to know the basics of financial planning…Read More Shared Living & Adult Family Care Conf

*Marlborough, September 26th*. The “Growing Strong Together” conference will feature Emily Perl Kingsley, author of “Welcome to Holland”, and who has a son with Down Syndrome. She is also…Read More
*There’s Just Not Enough Room. *Find more special-needs recreation and events on every page. Disability tab/menus are across the top of the website for easy navigation. *www.spedchildmass.com