Our mission is to ensure children and adults with disabilities have equal opportunities to live, learn, work, and play.
With an individualized approach to all services, we focus on the power of unlocking every person's full potential.
Easterseals Massachusetts serves all regions of Massachusetts creating a thriving network for the Disability and Veteran communities. Our therapists and specialists are experts in their field providing the most exceptional services in a wide range of settings.
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Learn about and discover benefits and resources for Massachusetts Veterans earned through military service.
Whether you’re exploring benefits to increase income or reduce expenses, seeking assistive technology options, exploring health care, or something else, this is the place to start.
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Make Next Semester a Success with ESMA's College Navigator Program
Easterseals College Navigator program provides individualized services to college students with disabilities based on their goals, strengths, and needs. Our Navigators assist students in identifying barriers, advocating for the student's needs, and accessing college services and resources to successfully reach graduation. Services are delivered in person, virtually, or together to meet the student’s needs! Now partnered with Greenfield Community College, MassBay Community College, and Mount Wachusett Community College.
For more info, reach out to your college's Disability Services department, or email Alexandra Ullrich, ESMA College Navigator Program Manager, at email@example.com.
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Stories From Our Clients
Through her work with Thrive, the ESMA mentoring program, Sandy has empowered young women with disabilities locally & worldwide to broaden their horizons and lead more independent lives. Read more about Sandy's success in being a mentor at ESMA!
Meet Naomi! She’s a 16-year-old superstar in our Accessible Martial Arts (AMA) program. With limited options for accessible recreation and limited time in Naomi’s busy schedule, ESMA’s online martial arts classes were a great solution to keep her consistently active without creating timing conflicts!
Joey DiRocco, 9, is a student in the Groton Dunstable School Disctrict. He was born with various conditions which make it difficult for him to see without his glasses. Having this visual impairment made it difficult for him to keep up with other students in class. Eventually, Joey’s teacher connected him to an Assistive Technology Specialist at ESMA, who worked with him to find solutions to improve his ability to participate in class. Learn more about how AT increased his independence in learning.
Zeke Kittinger is now a fifth grader at South Elementary School in Hingham, MA, but he was a preschooler when he first started working with Easterseals Massachusetts. Zeke is on the Autism Spectrum and is a smart, funny, book-loving student who loves his family and his dog. He also happens to be someone who uses Augmentative Communication (AAC).
Assistive Technology Centers
Increase your independence at home, on the job, or in school by making informed decisions about the assistive technology that's right for you. This is a FREE resource to easily borrow and/or learn. Solutions can range from non-electronic communication displays to communication devices controlled by eye movements.Read More
College Navigator Program
Easterseals College Navigator program assists students to identify barriers, advocate for their needs, and access college services and resources to successfully reach graduation. Learn more about how this program provides individualized services to college students with disabilities based on their goals, strengths, and needs.Read More
Youth Mentoring Groups
The Youth Mentoring programs at Easterseals MA provide a platform for shared experience and the power of those experiences to create confident, compassionate World Changers of the future. Learn more & sign up today!Read More