The Autism Division of DDS runs a Autism Waiver Program that provides one-to-one interventions to help children with autism who exhibit severe behavior, social and communication problems
DDS Eligibility Services
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Important information to the health, safety and quality of lives of individuals supported by DDS
Transitioning from school into the DDS adult service system.
Information on DDS Regulations
Director: Frances N. Nwajei ; 617-624-7782; Frances.Nwajei@state.ma.us
Helps an individual to have more control in their life
DDS provides funding for family support programs and services that provide information, assistance, and an array of supportive services to families with children & adults with disabilities who are living at home.
Providers and others may use this information when providing contracted services to DDS.
This Autism Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Waiver Program is designed to provide services to help children with autism remain in their homes and actively participate in their families and their communities.
HCSIS is a web based individual information system to be used by both DDS and providers. It is geared to capture important events and health care information for individuals served by DDS.
The DDS HCBS Waivers are a way for individuals to receive services in their home instead of an institution.
The Department of Developmental Services (DDS) provides an array of community service options for adults.
DDS has a designated RAO who will receive and respond to your public records requests.
This website is for candidates who are interested in employment at DDS.