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ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY AT WORK

Easterseals Massachusetts has a contract with the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC) Vocational Rehabilitation/Rehabilitation Technology Division to provide assistive technology assessments, equipment and training for individuals with disabilities in greater Boston, central and southeastern Massachusetts.

Rehabilitation technology is the application of technology to meet the needs of people with disabilities. Its purpose is to eliminate barriers and enhance opportunities in education, rehabilitation, employment, transportation, independent living and recreation. Rehabilitation technology services are provided for people with severe mobility, learning, communication, emotional, visual, hearing, neurological, neuromuscular and other disabilities. They may be provided:

Assistive technology includes devices, aides and enhancements used in rehabilitation technology.


ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY LOAN PROGRAMS

This program provides access to low-interest cash loans for the purchase of assistive devices and services to improve the quality of life for people with disabilities with disabilities as well as assistance with obtaining AT devices. Click for more.


ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY REGIONAL CENTER (ATRC)

People with and without disabilities and their families can see, touch, learn and borrow assistive technology devices to make more informed decisions regarding the technology that will meet their needs. Click for more.

For more information contact Easter Seals MA at info@eastersealsma.org or call 800-244-2756

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