Legislative Alert

Thank you to everyone who e-mailed or called their state senator and state representative and asked them to co-sponsor important legislation regarding Independent Educational Evaluation rates, and Access to Higher Education for individuals with intellectual disabilities, autism, and other developmental disabilities. An Act Creating...

Featured on Paper Clouds

We are excited and grateful about Brooke’s Paper Clouds campaign to support our work through the sale of her great t-shirts – available thru January 11 – and her mom’s inspiring blog entry about our advocacy for autism. Paper Clouds...

Bill’s Blog: Retrospective Testimony

The “Retrospective Testimony” Rule by Bill Crane, Esq. Bill Crane is Of Counsel to Massachusetts Advocates for Children. He works with other MAC attorneys on systemic special education issues, consults to attorneys representing low-income parents and students in special education...

Join the Team – MAC is Hiring

MAC is hiring a Lead Organizer/Program Coordinator for TLPI. Join our team: Lead Organizer/Program Coordinator – Download the Full Announcement The Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative, a collaboration of Massachusetts Advocates for Children and Harvard Law School, is seeking a Lead...

MAC Somerville Advocate Fellowship – Accepting Applications

MAC’s Somerville Special Education Advocacy Project (SSEAP) Training Fellowship is currently accepting applications from Somerville residents.

The Fellowship provides selected parents of children with disabilities with intensive training at Massachusetts Advocates for Children and will result in an increase in the number of Somerville parents with special education expertise.

This fellowship is only available to Somerville parents, and will begin with the advocacy training session at the Federation for Children with Special Needs (FCSN) which will be held in the fall of 2015 followed by Intensive training, beginning in February 2016.  Scholarships are provided.

Download the application

If you have questions, please contact Johanne Pino


Thank you for an incredible year!

Thank you for making a difference. Every dollar you give to the Massachusetts Advocates for Children has a multiplier effect. Our unique and proven approach provides both personal impact and broad reach. While building strong coalitions and working with partners, we...