May Institute is an award-winning nonprofit organization that provides educational, rehabilitative, and behavioral healthcare services to individuals with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities, brain injury, mental illness, and behavioral health needs. The Institute also provides training and consultation services to professionals, organizations, and public school systems.
The organization is one of the largest and most well-respected providers of services and special education schools for children and adults with autism and other special needs in Massachusetts and in the U.S.
Since its founding more than 60 years ago, May Institute has evolved into a national network that serves thousands of individuals and their families annually. With corporate headquarters in Randolph, Mass., the Institute operates more than 140 service locations in more than a dozen states across the country.
Our Mission — Excellence in Service, Training, and Research
May Institute proudly serves individuals across the lifespan with autism, developmental disabilities, intellectual disabilities, neurological disorders, behavior disorders, and mental illness to promote independence, choice, dignity, and respect. We provide compassionate and caring educational, therapeutic, habilitative, and consulting services grounded in evidence-based practice.
May Institute is committed to excellence in specialized services through training, research, and the highest level of professional expertise to meet the broad range of needs in individuals, families, schools, and communities.