HMEA’s Autism Resource Central

UPDATED: December 3, 2021

HMEA’s Autism Resource Central was conceived in 1996 by a group of parents to serve as a source of information for children and families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Our vision is to be the center of the autism community in Central Massachusetts.

To carry out this mission, we provide vital services such as education, family activities, referrals, and support to families affected by ASD. We offer information on a great variety of issues, so that parents and professionals have what they need to provide effective support to individuals with ASD.

This program is funded by the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) and administered by HMEA Inc. (Horace Mann Educational Associates, Inc.)  HMEA is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to teach, support and empower people with developmental disabilities and their families to live meaningful lives of their choice.

  • Languages:
  • English
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712 Plantation Street
Worcester, MA 01583
United States



(508) 835-4278


Sue Loring

Our Autism Response Team (ART) is specially trained to connect people with autism, their families, and caretakers to information, tools, and resources.

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