Accessible Martial Arts

Equal Opportunities Campaign

Help us expand our Accessible Martial Arts program for 2020! Easterseals wants to open two new locations (Brockton & Western MA), which means funding is needed for new equipment, new instructors, client scholarships, and gym space. $10 a month can give the gift of empowerment to someone in your community!

Empower Someone in 2020

Our Mission Statement

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 inidividual'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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Military and Veteran Seminars & Workshops

hosted every other week and open to all Veterans and their spouses.

Our recurring seminar series empowers Veterans with the relevant skills and information necessary to identify, prepare for and prevent common hardships faced at home. We don't expect you to do it alone, that's why we've carefully curated these free seminars. Sign up today. See you there!

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Get in Touch With Us

Easterseals Massachusetts

484 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01608

Phone: 800-244-2756

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ESMA Board of Directors Retreat held at Microsoft New England

We were happy to hold our annual Board of Directors Retreat at Microsoft New England on February 8th, 2020 to get together and discuss the progress of our various programs and services for people with disabilities in addition to exciting 2020 plans! One of the larger focuses was on initiatives like #TeachDisabilityHistory, a campaign developed by Youth Leadership Network to promote the education of disability history in schools!

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Our Boston ATRC had a visit from Present Pal - a presentation support app to aid presenters with learning differences & disabilities. It has various features which have been expertly designed for the needs of individuals with SpLDs to improve oral communication skills!
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$10 a month will allow a woman to attend six months of sessions in our Female Veterans program. Female Veterans suffer a disproportionately high rate of unemployment, homelessness, and suicide. This peer group uses a comprehensive and preventive model. Click to donate.
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$10 a month allows a student with a disability to receive services for one week in our College Navigator program. Click to donate.
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$10 a month provides an assistive technology training session to a child or adult with disabilities in need. Click to donate.
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$10 a month gives a person with a disability a full month of Accessible Martial Arts classes. Click to donate.

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Featured Programs

Assistive Technology

Live More Independently with Assistive Technology

For someone with a disability, technology doesn't just make life more convenient; it is often the difference between independence and relying on others for the simplest of tasks. We provide comprehensive evaluations and services in all settings (school, home, work) for children and adults. We also have Assistive Technology Regional Centers for loaning and training with low and high tech devices!

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Accessible Recreation for Everyone

For decades Easterseals Massachusetts has been a proud provider of recreation programs for individuals with disabilities and today is no different. As we continue to adapt and change so have our programs. We offer monthly Accessible Martial Arts in Boston and Worcester as well as adaptive camp and swim programs seasonally. Check out our current programs today!

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Breaking Down Barriers to Employment

Employment and training services for people with disabilities and Veterans break down barriers and clear pathways to steady and meaningful careers. The program offers skills training and the opportunity to receive assistance in career planning. Easterseals Employment and Training Services Team also establishes partnership between job seekers and employers. Discover our employment services today!

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