Education & Health
Assistive Technology Services (ATECH)
Evaluation and consultation for those in need of specialized equipment (wheelchairs, adaptive switches, communications, etc.).
Services for the Blind & Visually Impaired
A statewide no-cost program providing services to adults 55 and older, with significant vision loss, living at home. Services may include assessment, skill training, and adaptive aids and devices.
Association for the Blind, NH
Future in Sight
Individual, family, and peer support counseling and referral, group services, rehabilitation teaching, orientation and mobility training, low-vision services, volunteer services, technology and braille, technical aids and devices, public education, and diabetes education.
NH State Library Services to the Blind & Physically Handicapped – Talking Book Library
Talking books, free service to people with disabilities, including dyslexia. Supplies by mail, digital books and players. Call for application information and details.
Bureau of Special Education / NH State Department of Education
Ensures that school districts provide a free and appropriate education to children who have educational disabilities. Parents should call the local school district first. If problems arise with the school, call the state department for help.
Bureau of Special Medical Services, NH Dept. of Health & Human Services
Health programs for diagnosis and treatment of children (ages 0-20) who have physical disabilities, chronic illnesses, or developmental delays.
M – F 8 am – 4:30 pm
Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center (CMRC)
Easter Seals New Hampshire
Assisting people with disabilities who are re-entering the work force
Child Resource & Referral.
Provides information and referrals for child care
Monadnock Developmental Services (MDS) – Birth to Three
Early Supports and Services
Provides early supports and services (early intervention) to children birth to age 3 and their families. Initial evaluation process available to determine eligibility.
TTY for the hearing impaired.
Developing, delivering, and evaluating innovative barrier-free recreation and health promotion programs. Promotes client independence through education and problem solving, creating opportunities, and collaborating with others to create a strong network of accessible recreation.
Autism Specialty Services
Resource Center for Autism, Institute on Disability
Ready, Set, Connect
Crotched Mountain’s autism program for young children provides ABA therapy in a lively and fun group setting. Therapists work one-on-one with children to help them build skills, placing them on a path to success in school and at home. Locations in Concord, Manchester and Greenfield.
Adult Autism Life Coaching
RISE for Baby and Family
ATECH (Assistive Technology) Services Hearing Network
Monadnock Developmental Services (MDS)
Provides assistance to individuals of all ages with developmental disabilities, children with chronic health conditions, and adults with an acquired brain disorder. Services include residential and community participation supports, employment, family support, and information and referral.
IMPACCT ACADEMY In Partnership with NH Vocational Rehabilitation and GSIL
A comprehensive and transitional program dedicated to helping students with disabilities become part of the local workforce as they navigate from high school to employment, post-secondary education, or training that leads towards a career.
New Hope/New Horizons (SCS)
Vocational Rehabilitation – Services for the Blind
Work Incentives Resource Center (WIRC)
Granite State Independent Living (GSIL)
Concord/Keene Financial Planning & Disability Benefits Services –
Using tools, resources, government benefits and work incentives available to help you create greater financial independence and achieve the best employment outcome. “Ticket to Work” Employment Assistance – Helping Social Security Disability recipients in NH gain employment and earn enough money to transition off of Social Security benefits.
Lukas Foundation and Community
Year-round residential community serving the needs of adults of all ages with developmental disabilities, promoting human service through cooperative living, social interaction and spiritual activity as developed by Rudolph Steiner.
Monadnock Developmental Services
NH Community Loan Fund
NH Housing Finance Authority (NHHFA)
Mon-Thu 8:30am-5pm, Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Accessible housing for people with disabilities.
Plowshare Farm’s life sharing community offers an opportunity for adults with developmental disabilities to live, work, and grow in an extended family environment.
Robin Hill Farm
Provides supportive residential treatment and rehabilitation for persons with an acquired brain injury, which may include traumatic brain injury, stroke, and anoxia. Short term, post acute, and longer term needs are addressed.
Also see Senior Services section pages.
Information, Support & Resources
Brain Injury Association of NH
NH Council on Developmental Disabilities
Supports public policies and initiatives that remove barriers and promote opportunities in all areas of life. Education, advocacy and funding of innovative projects that make a difference in people’s lives.
Granite State Independent Living (GSIL)
Information and Assisted Referral
The River Center
Provides locally accessible information and connections to information about financial benefits information, housing, food etc, by phone, walk-in or appointment.
Institute on Disability, University of New Hampshire
UNH School of Law
An independent, non-partisan research and policy institute that studies current New Hampshire issues involving the overlap of health care, social supports, and the law.
Monadnock Developmental Services (MDS)
Information about services for children and adults of all ages who have or may have developmental problems. Also, family support services, case management, and respite care.
Monadnock Service Link
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)
Northeast Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services (NDHHS)
TDD for the hearing impaired
NDHHS seeks to empower, educate and advocate for equal access and opportunity for deaf and hard of hearing citizens of New Hampshire.
Parent Information Center
Parent to Parent of NH
People First of NH
Sight Services for Independent Living
A statewide no cost program providing services to adults 55 and older with significant vision loss living at home. Services may include assessment, skill training, and adaptive aids.
Social Security Administration
Federal program of financial and medical benefits for the elderly, the disabled, widows, and survivors. Supplementary Security Income provides cash payments to families with disabled children.
State Family Support Coordinator, Division of Developmental Services
MERIT CARE Transportation Service LLC - Peterborough, NH
Non-Emergency Medical Transport (NEMT) Service providing safe and courteous wheelchair transportation throughout the Southwest New Hampshire area for people with disabilities or recovering from injuries. Merit Care will work with you to schedule and provide door-to-door wheelchair transport service from your home or nursing facility to get to your appointments at your doctor's office, hospital, clinic or rehabilitation center. If you need to schedule a trip to a medical appointment, please contact: 603-924-0266.
School District Special Education Departments Ages 3-21
SAU #1 ConVal Office of Special Education
Antrim, Bennington, Dublin, Francestown, Greenfield, Hancock,
Peterborough, Sharon, Temple
SAU #47 Jaffrey-Rindge Office of Special Education
SAU #87 Mascenic School District of Special Education
Greenville, New Ipswich, Mason
Ready, Set, Connect!
An intensive 1:1 ABA program for young children with autism. Full, part-time and after school hours available at our clinics (Greenfield and Concord). Private insurance accepted.
603-547-3311 est. 1366