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  • ARC of Opportunity Self Advocacy Support Group

    The Arc of Opportunity’s Self Advocacy group is led by individuals with disabilities both from within and outside of this organization. The group offers an opportunity for individuals to come together and discuss recent events, legislation, and how changes in the world may affect their families, their friends, and themselves.

  • Attleboro Area Homeschooling Group

    Home Schooling
    The main purpose of the Attleboro Area Homeschoolers is to give families in our area the support necessary to begin and continue the homeschooling experience. This homeschooling group typically has monthly parent meetings on the 4th Tuesday of the month (September through May) at 7 PM at the Attleboro Public Library. Park days, field trips, classes, book groups, Cub Scouts/Boy Scouts. We are a group of families that welcomes all homeschoolers in many communities in southeastern Massachusetts and northern Rhode Island. Please E-mail for details or join us online

  • Bridgewater Area Freelance Learners

    Home Schooling
    Bridgewater Area Freelance Learners is a home-school support group serving Bridgewater and the surrounding towns. This is a forum for any home-school family to post ideas, events, trips, classes, obtain and sell curricula, collaborate on projects, etc., and to ask questions and share thoughts.

  • Hampden/Wilbraham Special Education Parent Advisory

    Presentations will be held at Minnechaug Regional High School, located at 621 Main Street in Wilbraham In December and January: The SEPAC will announce dates and times for parent meetings. Visit the website to call for more information.

  • Hilltown Families

    Home Schooling
    Hilltown Families (“HF”) is a grassroots communications network of homeschool and after-school families with children from Kindergarten to 6th Grade and living in the rural hilltowns of Western Mass. Members share and organize events and activities to supplement their children’s education while offering support and opportunities to socialize. HF moderates a private email listserv for families to communicate and facilitate discussions, and offers free news feed service providing news and updates posted to Hilltown Families website. Check out the 2019 camp directory.

  • National Home Education Research Institute

    Home Schooling
    The National Home Education Research Institute provides online resources and support for parents who are homeschooling their children with special needs. Please visit the website for more information.

  • The Arc Brockton Area

    Is your child between the ages of 14 and 21? What is your vision for his or her future? What can you be doing now to help your child prepare for the transition from school to Adult Services? These questions and more are discussed at our monthly parent meeting. We share information, voice concerns and questions, and get expert guidance from disability professionals. The group meets one evening a month at the Brockton Area Arc. Please call or e-mail for more information.

  • The United ARC

    Self Advocacy and Social Groups
    For over 60 years, the United Arc has been serving citizens with disabilities in Franklin and Hampshire Counties and surrounding communities, providing an array of flexible services for individuals of all ages with developmental disabilities and their families. They sponsor many self-advocacy, and social groups offering peer support, leadership development, social events and learning opportunities as well as Grandparent and Kinship support groups in the North Quabbin and Franklin County area. Please visit the website or call for details.