Our mission is to provide services to ensure children and adults with disabilities have equal opportunities to live, learn, work, and play.
With an individualized approach to all services, we focus on the power of unlocking every person'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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Easterseals Massachusetts holds its 2022 Empowerment Celebration, giving awards to three Massachusetts leaders and raising more than $100,000
Easterseals Massachusetts awards Massachusetts leaders of the disability community at Empowerment Celebration raising more than $100,000 for programs and services.
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College Navigator | Build Skills Beyond the Classroom
Make next semester a success with the support of ESMA's College Navigator Program. Our Navigators strive to understand each student’s needs and provide support to reach each of their goals. Explore the possibilities today!
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Stories From Our Clients
Through her work with Thrive, the ESMA mentoring program, Sandy has empowered young women with disabilities locally & worldwide to broaden their horizons and lead more independent lives. Read more about Sandy's success in being a mentor at ESMA!
Meet Naomi! She’s a 16-year-old superstar in our Accessible Martial Arts (AMA) program. With limited options for accessible recreation and limited time in Naomi’s busy schedule, ESMA’s online martial arts classes were a great solution to keep her consistently active without creating timing conflicts!
Joey DiRocco, 9, is a student in the Groton Dunstable School Disctrict. He was born with various conditions which make it difficult for him to see without his glasses. Having this visual impairment made it difficult for him to keep up with other students in class. Eventually, Joey’s teacher connected him to an Assistive Technology Specialist at ESMA, who worked with him to find solutions to improve his ability to participate in class. Learn more about how AT increased his independence in learning.
Zeke Kittinger is now a fifth grader at South Elementary School in Hingham, MA, but he was a preschooler when he first started working with Easterseals Massachusetts. Zeke is on the Autism Spectrum and is a smart, funny, book-loving student who loves his family and his dog. He also happens to be someone who uses Augmentative Communication (AAC).
Assistive Technology Centers
Increase your independence at home, on the job, or in school by making informed decisions about the assistive technology that's right for you. This is a FREE resource to easily borrow and/or learn. Solutions can range from non-electronic communication displays to communication devices controlled by eye movements.Read More
College Navigator Program
Easterseals College Navigator program assists students to identify barriers, advocate for their needs, and access college services and resources to successfully reach graduation. Learn more about how this program provides individualized services to college students with disabilities based on their goals, strengths, and needs.Read More
Youth Leadership Network
Through the support of Mass Rehab Commission, the YLN promotes self-advocacy and self-awareness for teens and young adults with disabilities ages 14-26. Meetings held every Tuesday at 4:45 pm via zoom. No long-term commitment necessary.Read More