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 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 has a statewide contract with the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC) Independent Living Division to provide free assistive technology equipment and training for individuals with severe disabilities. Please see program qualifications.
This program offers assistive technology services that will enable individuals to live more independently in their homes.Assistive technology may include computer technology, voice output communication aids or electronic aids to daily living.
In 2019, only 19.3 percent of persons with a disability were employed, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. In contrast, the employment-population ratio for persons without a disability was 66.3 percent. These stories show how working together as a community breaks down barriers to employment for all ages and abilities!
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October 15, 2020
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October 14, 2020
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October 6, 2020
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September 29, 2020
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Disability Employment & Assistive Technology
Augmentative & Alternative Communication
Female Veterans Program
Youth Leadership Network
College Navigator Program
Assistive Technology Loan Program
With the school year upon us, Easterseals is now providing both remote and in-person services for students with Augmentative Communication and Assistive Technology needs. Depending on the situation, we can work with your students through three different service delivery models: remotely, on site at the school, or even in their private homes if appropriate and acceptable to the family and district.Read More
We are still offering weekly virtual and interactive classes to keep us moving and connected during COVID-19 restrictions. The Accessible Martial Arts Program is for people with and without disabilities who want to learn and practice self-defense, stretching, exercise, and relaxation techniques. Register for a class or stream previous lessons right now!Read More
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!Read More