Accessible Martial Arts

Accessible Martial Arts!

Help us expand our in demand Accessible Martial Arts program on this giving season! Consider joining our fundraiser! This popular program ensures that people with disabilities have access to adaptive recreation (PLAY) in their local communities.

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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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Easterseals Massachusetts

484 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01608

Phone: 800-244-2756

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Disabiltiy Employment Awareness Month Success Story with Chris Richards.
Comcast and Easterseals celebrate the Boston ATRC alongside Ally Donnelly (NBC 10 Boston) and Adriana Mallozzi! This video recaps Easterseals MA's 30+ year history of advocating for access to technology for people with disabilities and the free resources available to the public!
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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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Stories From Our Clients

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Chris Richards

Disability Employment

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Andrew Pilkington

Assistive Technology

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Augmentative & Alternative Communication

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Sharon

Military & Veteran Services

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Youth Leadership Network

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College Navigator Program

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Assistive Technology at School

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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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