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Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals

Advocates: If you need a place to take a break aka Respite.

Autism Focused Intervention Resources and Modules. See link:

Deaf Counseling Center, (DCC):


Department of Mental Health, (DMH):

Disaster Distress Helpline, (DDH):

Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (MCDHH) provides

accessible communication, education, and advocacy to consumers and private and public

entities so that programs, services, and opportunities throughout Massachusetts are fully

accessible to persons who are deaf and hard of hearing. Massachusetts Commission for the

Deaf and Hard of Hearing |

The MA Department of Developmental Services (DDS) provides supports for individuals

with intellectual and developmental disabilities including Autism Spectrum Disorder to

enhance opportunities to become fully engaged members of their community. Department of

Developmental Services |

The MA Department of Mental Health (DMH) is organized into five geographic areas,

each of which is managed by an Area Director. Each Area is divided into local Service Sites.

Each Area oversees an integrated system of state and provider-operated adult and

child/adolescent mental health services. Citizen advisory boards at every level of the

organization participate in agency planning and oversight. DMH allocates funds from its

state appropriation and federal block grant to the Areas for both state-operated and

contracted services. This includes state hospitals, community mental health centers,

contracted inpatient units and a range of community-based services. DMH Services for the

Deaf and Hard of Hearing |

The Massachusetts State Association of the Deaf (MSAD) was founded in 1975 in

Framingham as a cooperative chapter under the National Association of the Deaf (NAD).

MSAD was established for the same reason as NAD: to advocate for the rights and needs of

Deaf and hard of hearing people. Directory – MSAD (

National Deaf Therapy, (NDT):


Suicide Prevention:


Walden Community Service, (WCS): If have issue with your child/ren, and the child/children is Deaf or you as a parent are Deaf can get service from them.


Worcester Recovery Center & Hospital (WRCH), Deaf Inpatient Services:

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