FCSN youth forum 2021

Youth forum for ages 14-26 with workshops including Youth Advocacy, College Navigator, & Accessible Martial Arts!

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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 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.

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Legislative Action Alert!

This year, we're advocating for funding two important programs in the Commonwealth annual budget: The Massachusetts Alternative Finance Program (MAFP) which provides access to loans for assistive technology, and the Durable Medical Equipment Reuse Program (DME) which collects and distributes gently used durable medical equipment.

Take action by telling our legislators how important these programs are for people with disabilities & request that they make increasing the Governor’s budget line item 4120-4000 by $630,000 one of their top priorities!

Contact MA Legislators Now!
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Easterseals Massachusetts

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Phone: 800-244-2756

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2021 Legislative Action Alert

In years past, we've asked for your support in contacting members of the Massachusetts legislature to fund vital programs for persons with disabilities. This year, we're advocating for funding two important programs in the Commonwealth annual budget: The Massachusetts Alternative Finance Program (MAFP) which provides access to loans for assistive technology, and the Durable Medical Equipment Reuse Program (DME) which collects and distributes gently used durable medical equipment. Take action by telling our legislators how important these programs are for people with disabilities & request that they make increasing the Governor’s budget line item 4120-4000 by $630,000 one of their top priorities!

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The Massachusetts Alternative Finance Program (MAFP) is an alternative financing project that gives people with disabilities & elders access to low-interest cash loans to purchase assistive devices & services. Learn more about how you or loved ones can benefit from this program!
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The Durable Medical Equipment Reuse Program, operated by REquipment, Inc. collects and refurbishes gently-used durable medical equipment (DME), like wheelchairs for distribution to seniors, veterans, & people with disabilities of all ages. Call 1-800-261-9841 to learn more!
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Don't miss the 2021 Visions of Community conference for parents & professionals caring for children with special needs! We partnered with the Federation for Children with Special Needs to host Youth Advocacy, College Navigator & Accessible Martial Arts workshops a. Register today
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3/4/21 @ 1 PM! Tablet & smartphone use have increased during the pandemic.  We'll explore how to make these devices more accessible to novice users, with a focus on apple & android accessibility functions as well as adding & deleting apps to navigate the digital world.
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Get the best out of your Assistive Tech by attending virtual office hours - held on Tuesdays 11AM - 12:30PM. Drop in to say hello, ask questions, and explore with our experienced AT specialists. Spots are limited and are on a first come, first served basis.

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FREE Assistive Tech Workshops

Easterseals is working with MassMatch to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the effects of COVID-19 on older adults and individuals with disabilities. We are providing a series of free training sessions for staff working in aging and disability service organizations and their community partners throughout Massachusetts. Make the most out of your AT!

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Pediatric Physical Therapy During COVID

Meet Shannon, a Physical Therapist with Easterseals Massachusetts’ Rehabilitation Services Department, and learn how she is successfully providing treatment for her early intervention clients and supporting their parents along the way! NOW HIRING PT's in Boston & Central MA

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Accessible Martial Arts ONLINE!

We're excited to announce that our martial arts program is expanding! Virtual Accessible Martial Arts classes will be live via Zoom every single week each Wednesday at 5:00 PM. Classes are holistic, FREE and open to people with & without disabilities.

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