Success Stories

Empowering Abilities Together

Sister Robin

Sister Robin smiles while sitting in her wheelchair Robin’s dedication to serving people in need is admirable, and her use of assistive technology demonstrates the power of technology to empower individuals and organizations alike.
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Kim uses smart home technology with specialist, Louise Kim's illnesses relating to Cauda Equina Syndrome prevented her from working as a nurse and had an impact on her daily life as a mother. It also led her to an inactive life. After Assistive Technology training, Kim increased her level of independence and feels she is living a more fulfilling life.
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Scott plays the organ in a church When Scott embarked on a working relationship with Connie, his ESMA Employment Coordinator, little did they know that right around the corner would lie one of the biggest opportunities toward his employment goal, playing music for the masses, literally.
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headshot of Dave outside in a wooded area Although Dave feels he still has room to improve his mental health, he is in a much better place than when he first got involved with the MassVeteran community. A key source of support is that Dave continues to look forward to future Easterseals events, which he calls “little glimmers of light at the end of the darkness,” for all Veterans. Read his story.
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Thomas, a college navigator student, smiles Thomas has autism spectrum disorder and ADHD, which made staying organized, paying attention, and making friends challenging at college. Now, the tools and organizational skills he has learned from the College Navigator Program help guide him as a student working toward his Early Childhood teaching certificate to become an educator and working two jobs.
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chris sitting in his AT adjusted desk and chair Assistive Technology (AT) was the solution to support Chris’ desire to work again and lead a more independent life. Chris’ journey is a testament to the power of technology in improving people’s lives and is a reminder that disabilities do not define a person’s capabilities. With the right accommodation and support, individuals can unlock their full potential and thrive in the workforce and other areas of life.
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