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MassMATCH Assistive Technology Regional Center Opens in Worcester

Today, Senator Harriette Chandler, 1st Worcester District, Senator Mike Moore, 2nd Worcester District, Commissioner Toni Wolf, Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission , and Easter Seals MA client Pete G., all joined Paul Medeiros, President & CEO, Easter Seals MA for the grand opening of the MassMATCH Assistive Technology Regional Center: Worcester.
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In Honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Easter Seals Massachusetts celebrates passing of Employment Bill

Today, in honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Easter Seals Massachusetts was joined by Senator Barbara L’Italien, Representative James O’Day, the Boston Center For Independent Living, and members of the community who have been advocating for greater employment opportunities for people with disabilities, to celebrate the passing of the Economic Bill.
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Paul Medeiros published in Millennial Magazine!

Reports on nonprofits are predicting that 50% to 75% of executive directors will be leaving their jobs in the next several years. While many nonprofits are focusing on this leadership transition, there is another shift they also need to start focusing on now.
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Ayer-Shirley Fifth Grader Receives Easter Seals Pioneer Award

Easter Seals CEO Paul Medeiros joins Easter Seals board member Roy Brazelton and his wife, Diane, of Boylston in awarding the 2015 Richard A. LaPierre Pioneer Award to 10-year-old DJ Cibor of Ayer at a reception held recently at Embassy Suites in Waltham.
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Paul Medeiros Appointed President and CEO of Easter Seals Massachusetts

Paul Medeiros was voted by the Easter Seals Massachusetts Board of Directors as its next president and chief executive offer, effective November 1, 2015. He will succeed Kirk Joslin, who has held the position for 19 years.
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Malden Third Grader Reveives Easter Seals Pioneer Award

Easter Seals presented Damian Milton of Malden with its 2015 Richard A. LaPierre Pioneer Award on Monday, October 5 at a reception at Embassy Suites in Waltham. Easter Seals services empower people with disabilities to reach their full potential.
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College Student Gains Job Experience and Independent Living Skills Through Easter Seals Internship

During his 11-week college internship in Washington, DC this summer, Dominic Mondon-Poirier worked with the Easter Seals Office of Public Affairs, conducted research, participated in conferences, and attended an event at the White House. For all his opportunities, however, the Springfield resident said his most valuable experience was learning to navigate independent living in a new city.
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Comcast Grant to Support Easter Seals Services for People with Communication Disabilities

Easter Seals Massachusetts has won a $25,000 grant from the Comcast Foundation to expand its services for children and adults with complex communication challenges.
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Santander Grant to Benefit Easter Seals Technology Program for People with Disabilities

Santander Bank has give Easter Seals a $5,000 grant for the organization's nationally known Assistive Technology program for people with disabilities
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Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Wins Easter Seals Award

Easter Seals will honor Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital with its Empowerment Award on June 18, 2014 for the hospital's work with some of the most severy injured Boston Marathon bombing survivors.
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Nancy J. Bazanchuk Wins Easter Seals Award

Easter Seals will honor Nancy J. Bazanchus of the Center for Human Development (CHD) in Springfield with its Empowerment Award on June 18, 2014.
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Mass Rehabilitation Commissioner to Win Easter Seals Award

Easter Seals will present its prestigious Empowerment Award on June 18 to Commission Charles Carr of the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission.
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Ernst & Young LLP Wins Easter Seals Award for Workplace Diversity and Inclusiveness

Easter Seals Massachusetts will honor the Ernst & Young LLP Boston office with its Empowerment Award on June 18, 2014 for promoting the value of a diverse and inclusive workforce and enabling its people of all abilities to do their best work.
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Quincy Teen Wins Easter Seals Pioneer in Technology Award

Easter Seals present Jake Louzan of Quincy with its 2014 Pioneer in Technology Award on March 18 at a reception in Boston.
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Easter Seals Vice President Wins Award from the Boston Center for Independent Living

Youcef "Joe" Bellil of Easter Seals will be honored March 21 (2014) with the Marie Feltin Award from the Boston Center for Independent Living.
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Easter Seals Staff Member Wins Award from the Federation for Children with Special Needs

Haverhill resident Kate Ahern will be honored March 8 (2014) with the Community Partnership Award from the Federation for Children with Special Needs.
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In The News

Easter Seals open Worcester assistive technology center

The Easter Seals opened an assistive technology center in Worcester last week to help children and adults with disabilities explore and test technology to increase their independence.

Congratulations to Paul Medeiros on being named to Worcester Business Journal’s 40 under 40!

Medeiros is the youngest CEO out of the more than 70 Easter Seals affiliates worldwide. He rose through the ranks over 14 years, starting as an occupational therapist.
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Paul Foley - Former Marshfield resident presents an award

Marshfield native Paul Foley presented an award at Easter Seals of Massachusetts' annual Evening of Empowerment in April.
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Paul Medeiros published in Millennial Magazine

Paul Medeiros, President & CEO of Easter Seals MA was recently published in Millennial Magazine. Millennial magazine is an image-centric digital platform for young adults.
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Malden Observer - Malden Student receives Pioneer Award from Easter Seals

Damian Milton is in most ways an average 10-year-old, freckle-faced boy. He likes mac and cheese. He likes playing with his sisters, and he loves “All About That Bass,” by Meghan Trainor. You can tell he likes these things because his eyes light up when they’re mentioned.
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Weston Town Crier & Tab - Sandy Ho - White House Honors Resident

Three years ago, Sandy Ho of Weston founded the Easter Seals Thrive program to provide young women with disabilities with the mentoring, social engagement and other support that she wishes had been available to her during challenging life transitions.
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette - ADA Turns 25

Local officials work hard to make sure the city is accessible to any resident, regardless of ability. Not too long ago, however, ther were not legal requirement for the covernment to accommodate people with disabilities - a point sure to be brought home by the 25th anniversary celebration of the lankmark Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on July 25 at Union Station.
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WWLP22- Walk With Me - Springfield

Easter Seals supporters walked through Springfield’s Forest Park Wednesday night, raising money to support people with disabilities. Hundreds of people participated in Easter Seals annual “Walk with Me” event.
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Agawam Advertiser - Nancy Bazanchuk receives an award

Easter Seals will honor Nancy J. Bazanchusk of the Center for Human Development (CHD) in Springfield with its Emporwerment Award on June 18. She is being recognized as a leader, role model and mentor to teens and youg adults both with and without disabilities.
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New Bedford Standard Times - Spaulding Rehabilitation receives an award

Easter Seals will honor Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital with its Empowerment Award on June 18 for the hospital's work with some of the most severly injure Boston Marathon bombing survivors.
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New Bedford Standard Times - Charles Carr, Massachusetts Rehab Commission receives an award

Recognized leaders in the region, the two family-owned companies share many synergies as well as a sense of responsibility to the community. The powerful combination of Paradigm Benifits and Sylvia Group represents a strong client-focused alternative to large national companies with an impersonal approach.
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Town Crier - Tewksbury - Volleyball Tournament

Serve, spike, rotate. Anyone in a volleybal tournament knows what they need to accomplist in order to win. My team was playing in an Easter Seals Volleyball Tournament to raise money for a great cause last Friday night at Tewksbury Memorial High School.
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The Brockton Enterprise technology helps remove learning barriers

Computer technology, including online access to information and software applications, has significantly impacted education and the way students learn.
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Patriot Ledger - Quincy Teen Wins Easter Seals Pioneer in Technology Award

Easter Seals presented Jake Louzan of Quincy with its 2014 Pioneer in Technology Award on March 18 at a reception in Boston. Easter Seals provides services for people with disabilities.
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Telegram & Gazette - Don't "dis" these kids have ability

If the word "disability" sounds to most of us like something that you would wisper, listen closely - there's a group of young people out there for whom the wisper has become a roar.
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The Sun Chronicle, Mission to the Equador

Northeastern University doctoral student from Attleboro gave a special gift to some orphaned children in Ecuador during a semester break trip earlier this year.
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Easter Seals Massachusetts offers a variety of programs and services to help ensure that children and adults with disabilities have equal opportunities to live, learn work, and play. So what do our clients and supporters value most about the organization?

“I value the experience of networking and just showing the awareness of what Easter Seals does in our community.”

“They provide equal opportunities for young people with disabilities to live as independently as possible.”

“Thank you, Easter Seals, for helping individuals with disabilities maximize their potential in life.”

“They give everyone of all abilities the opportunities to live, learn, work and play.”

“Thank you, Easter Seals, for all the innovation you do and your helpful assistive technology in placing good people in good jobs. Bravo!”

“The opportunity to learn about what is out there in terms of helping people with disabilities have an opportunity to do the things in life that they like to do. Easter Seals is a great resource for that.”

“The amazing work they do to allow children and adults to live, learn, work and play.”

“As a special education teacher in the Newton Public Schools, it helps me to really balance out all ages of individuals with disabilities. Thank you!”

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