Our mission is to provide services that ensure children and adults with disabilities have equal opportunities to live, learn, work, and play.
We have a strong person-centered approach to all services focusing on the power of unlocking every individual'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.
Easterseals Massachusetts invites you to join us in supporting local Veterans and military families. Please consider sponsoring Enduring Freedom Community Concert, a special event on Sunday, September 12, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. to commemorate the 20th anniversary of September 11th and to raise awareness about the needs of Post-9/11 Veterans. Enjoy a resounding performance by The 215th Army Band of the Massachusetts National Guard at the historic Mechanics Hall in Worcester while helping the brave service men and women who protect our freedom and independence.
Join the movement on July 31, 2021, at historic Elm Park from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm to celebrate and show your support for Easterseals MA and the Move With Me efforts! There will be music, food, crafts, raffles, your favorite Worcester sports Mascots & best of all, Easterseals MA friends and family! Take a stroll around the park and celebrate all the creative ways people found to support equal opportunities!
July 26, 2021
Today marks the 31st anniversary of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). As w…
July 26, 2021
Today is the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and this year I’m celebrating it wi…
June 28, 2021
If ever there was a time to learn about the importance of online accessibility, it was the past year…
June 17, 2021
Happy Father’s Day to all the fathers out there! We’d especially like to wish a Happy Father’s Day t…
June 16, 2021
Dominick Evans, also known as Dom, is an incredible father – but as a disabled person who pare…
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).
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
Register Today! Easterseals MA is offering it's second Virtual Camp session for campers ages 11-22 starting mid July and running into August, 2021. Each one-week session will be four hours per day, broken into 2 two-hour sessions. We will be providing individualized, custom activity kits to all campers.Read More
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