UMass Lowell offers a number of current services for individuals with autism and their families.
Ashleigh Hillier runs an in-person and online social networking program called The Network for autistic adolescents and young adults aged between 16-30 years. A companion parent group meets at the same time and place.
Learn more about The Network.
Rocío Rosales coordinates an Autism Support Group for parents of young children (up to age 6) with autism in partnership with NFI’s Family Resource Center of in Lowell.
Learn more about this Autism Support Group.
Horizons Plus is a mentoring program designed to support neurodiverse college students. Mentees will be paired with a trained UMass Lowell student who will help guide them through a semester at college/university.
Learn more about the Horizons Plus Mentoring Program.
If you are interested in participating in research studies which aim to further our understanding of autism and support individuals with autism and their families please let us know.
If you would like further information regarding our Center and/or the services available at UMass Lowell for those on the autism spectrum, contact the center.
Horizons is a college preparation mentoring program for neurodiverse high school students (or recent high school graduates) who plan to go to college in the next year or two. Participants will meet with a trained UMass Lowell student who will be their mentor.
Learn more about Horizons.