About Us


The May Center School for Autism and Developmental Disabilities in Chicopee, Mass., offers an ideal environment for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other special needs to learn and grow. It is a school where students establish a strong foundation to build a meaningful life.

We provide full-day, year-round educational and vocational services for children and adolescents from preschool to age 22, using proven methods of treatment and teaching based on the latest clinical and applied research. The May Center School is a Massachusetts Chapter-766 approved school.

At the May Center School, we focus on building communication, social, behavioral, vocational, and academic skills. Working together with families to prepare for the transition to adulthood, and utilizing the considerable resources available to us, our caring professionals help each child to reach his or her highest potential.


To demonstrate our commitment to the students we serve and ensure that we meet the highest possible standards, our Quality Improvement, Safety, and Clinical Leadership teams work with all programs to measure performance. We use four areas to track progress — effectiveness, efficiency, access, and satisfaction. Our results reveal an outstanding level of satisfaction on the part of individuals served, families and guardians, and affiliated agencies. These consistently high ratings are a direct result of the hard work of our staff.

We are dedicated to providing the highest quality education available. Our academic instruction programs are based on published best practice standards for teaching children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders and related disabilities.




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