Many of our services remain functional but in a limited capacity. Click here for full list of remote services.

Thank you for your dedication to Easterseals Massachusetts.

It is because of your past support that we are able to continue to serve our mission, even on a limited basis, during these difficult times. 

Please reach out to us if you have a need we can assist with.  We will work through these challenges together.


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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ATRC Webinar Series

The ATRC is coming to you virtually! While devices and equipment are very important, it is the expertise of our AT experts that truly bridges the gap between disability and independence. Check out a new episode weekly where we demonstrate best practices for various equipment and how to borrow this equipment for free!

Be sure to tune every Tuesday for #AssistiveTechTuesdays for tips, demonstrations, and stories of how assistive technology can help you live, learn, work, and play more independently!

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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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ADA 30th Anniversary

Advocacy underpins everything Easterseals MA (ESMA) does. Kirk Joslin, President Emeritus, reflects on the ways in which the ADA reaffirmed the major principles of the Easterseals MA mission and what set Easterseals apart as a leader in disability advocacy and services. What does it mean to equally Live, Learn, Work, and Play in 2020?

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Our first contracts were with community hospitals. Therapy was only available in rehab facilities in larger cities. In 1961, our board decided to divest itself of these centers and begin providing therapy in community-based settings. This greatly changed expectations locally.
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Before the ADA, assistive technology (AT) was viewed as a “luxury.” But, AT only became as widespread and innovative for people with disabilities because organizations like ESMA prioritized AT as an indispensable tool for empowering people with disabilities.
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From partnering with Google in 2019 to having never heard of AAC in graduate school; Kristi Peak Oliveira brings 30 years of expertise and experience to the disability history conversation! She reflects on the emergence on what it means to have equal opportunities to learn.
Why is Assistive Technology so critical to the ADA's human right's goals? Our specialists are recognized for this expertise. They present nationally and internationally. We led the way in AT programming for 30+ years. Learn how AT creates equal opportunities in all areas of life!
What's Possible? One question unlocks the power of potential. Watch and share the full #TeachDisabilityHistory and #ADA30 Tribute series here on our Facebook playlist. These short videos are also available on YouTube | ESMAMedia & IG TV |@eastersealsMA .

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The ADA Generation Speaks: Demanding Better Access to Mental Health

July 24, 2020

I am pleased to introduce Kit Aronoff as a guest blogger today. Kit is an Assistive Technology Coord…

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Celebrating 30 Years of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Beyond

July 21, 2020

As we head into the ADA’s 30th anniversary, I would like to reflect on how we ensure we continue on …

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The ADA Generation Speaks: Let’s Make ADA Education Part of the Core Curriculum

July 21, 2020

I am pleased to introduce Raven Wilson as a guest blogger today. Raven is a 24-year-old graduate stu…

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The ADA Generation Speaks: We Need More than the Minimum

July 17, 2020

I am pleased to have 13-year-old guest blogger Anja Herrman back with us today. I got to know Anja v…

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Stories from the ADA Generation: Celebrating 30 Years

July 13, 2020

Moderating the Easterseals National blog has taught me that the most powerful way to communicate abo…

Stories From Our Clients

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DJ | Assistive Technology at School

Augmentative & Alternative Communication

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Sharon | Military & Veteran Services

Military & Veteran Services

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Adam Walden | College Navigator

College Navigator Program

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Assistive Technology Loan Program

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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