State of NH Resources " is a first of its kind resource in NH because it was created exclusively for teens and young adults. The beauty of this website is that it's a place for young people to access information, resources and inspiration as they begin to take the necessary steps to the life they dream for themselves." - Robin deAlmeida, Marketing & Outreach, New Hampshire Family Voices. Informational Flyer


Sunset Hill Educational Institute, whose mission is to help young people and individuals with physical disabilities discover their inner strengths so they may lead positive fulfilling lives.


The Take Control of Your Health Series is a set of resources to educate teens and young adults about taking an active role in managing their healthcare. The four card set covers the topics of managing appointments, medications, health insurance and health information. Each subject card outlines how to get started, important facts and what questions to ask to get the information needed to become more independent.
Download them here:


NH Services and Supports. NH DHHS has recently deployed a new website designed to be a resource for people looking for information about services and supports in New Hampshire.


Next Steps New Hampshire helps students, parents and educators work together to plan for life after high school. This website is filled with information to directly address the transition questions and needs of each of these three different audiences. The site also includes a Transition IEP Requirements Tool and print resources.


Autism Resources for Families Flyer


Treble Chorus of New England brings together youths of all abilities. My Own Voice is their newest choir. Started as a pilot program in 2012 to make choral music accessible to all, My Own Voice is a program for children and young adults with needs. The successful pilot resulted in a full-season program available to all. Choristers from Concert Choir and Schola provide mentoring support. My Own Voice is run for two eight-week sessions and rehearses for 75 minutes on Tuesday nights from 6:15-7:30 pm. For more information:


Cinemagic Sensory Friendly Movies Cinemagic theaters  play sensory friendly movies once a month at 10am on a Saturday for people with disabilities. What makes it ‘sensory’ is they leave the lights on and lower the volume of the movie and viewers are free to move about and talk. Visit their website for more!


Maintaining Healthy Teeth and Gums


Cinemagic Sensory Friendly Movies. Cinemagic theaters  play sensory friendly movies once a month at 10am on a Saturday for people with disabilities. What makes it ‘sensory’ is they leave the lights on and lower the volume of the movie and viewers are free to move about and talk. Visit their website for more!


Interacting with Autism, a video resource.


Starting POINTS for New Hampshire Parents is an online community for families of children with disabilities. It provides for information, networking, training, and support so that parents can learn, share, and connect about how they can support the educational and developmental needs of their children. 


Peer Projects - “Peer Projects” offers a range of services including Relationship Development Intervention® (RDI®).  RDI is a family centered approach that works to develop social competence in children by fostering dynamic thinking and dynamic communication.  Visit their website for more information about RDI Therapy and other services.


It Takes a Village - When you are struggling to make ends meet, it is hard to remember that you are not alone. There are many groups and services that can help you, and the programs listed here may be helpful to you and your family.


Area Urgent Care Facilities


Resources for Coping - Help for Children, Youth, Parents, and Providers' Reactions to the Sandy Hook Shootings and Other Disasters or Traumatic Events


NH Housing Authority Housing Presentation


Rhythyms of Grace, "Worship and Faith Formation for Children and Families with Special Needs" - Rhythms of Grace is a sensory friendly, innovative and non-denominational program designed to meet the spiritual needs of children and their families living with autism spectrum disorders and other special needs.


Help for Difficult Times - has launched “Help for Difficult Financial Times” to highlight government resources that can make your life easier during tough times.  Some of the most popular resources are: Government Benefits and Financial Assistance, Mortgage Payment Assistance, Low-Cost or Free Health Insurance Options, Find a Job and Manage your Debt.


Autism Society of New Hampshire


NH Alternate Learning Progression Assessment (NHALPS)


NH Department of Health and Human Services


NHDDC - New Hampshire Developmental Disabilities Council


People First of New Hampshire


NH Challenge - New Hampshire Challenge Website


NH Government - aka "Webster"


P2PNH - Parent to Parent of New Hampshire


Disability Rights Center - Protection and Advocacy System for New Hampshire


NH Coalition on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault


REDC - Rockingham Economic Development Corporation


NH Family Voices - Families And Friends Speaking on Behalf of Children with Special Health Care Needs


Special Individuals, Brothers & Sisters


Community Support Network, Inc.


Developmental Services Quality Council


New Hampshire Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC)


Granite State Independent Living (GSIL)


NH Assistive Technologies (ATECH)


NH Governor's Commission on Disability


National Resources

Navigating Government Benefits & Employment: A Guidebook for Veterans with Disabilities


The ARC of the United States


Center for START Services


NICHCY - National Information Center for Children & Youth with Disabilities


HUD - Housing & Mortgages for People with Disabilities


Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance - The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance is an online educational and support resource for cancer patients and caregivers.


Especially for Families

Complex Child Magazine - Lots of great articles and resources including topics such as GI/Nutrition, Respiratory,  Developmental, Orthopedic, Neuromuscular and Neurological Disorders and Therapies, Urology and Nephrology, Infections and Immunity, Metabolic,  Genetic, and Congenital Disorders, Pain and Palliative Care, Other Specialties, Education, Insurance and Medicaid, Advocacy and Disability, and Caregiving


Provider Agencies


Play Among The Stars Theater Group based in Salem, NH


Teen Dating Violence and Sexual Assault


FinAid - Financial Aid information (Post Secondary)


Pacer - Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights


Peterson's - For information on colleges in general, but also for students with special needs


Starlight Children's Foundation of New England


Ride-Away Handicap Equipment Corporation