Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

Continuation Request: Behavioral Health Urgent Care for Children with ASD/IDD

To work to implement the programming, frameworks and policy changes outlined in the Children’s Mental Health Campaign report: Pediatric Behavioral Health Urgent Care, 2nd Edition: Including Considerations for Meeting the Needs of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.

CATEGORY: Community Change
LOCATION: Lexington, MA
AMOUNT: $150,000

Empowering Parents to Advocate for Inclusion

Massachusetts Advocates for Children is working to remove the barriers that exist in education to create equitable opportunities for children and youth to learn, grow, and thrive. The organization focuses its advocacy efforts on children and youth who face significant barriers, inequities, and/or discrimination because of their economic status, disability, race, ethnicity, culture, or immigration … Continued