Children & Young Adults

Easterseals Massachusetts has been providing services that address the needs of children with disabilities at home, school, work and the community for years. As the needs of this population are more thoroughly defined, we continue to offer programs to meet those needs.

Assistive Technology (AT)

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High- and low-technology solutions for home or school in order to increase independence.

Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC)

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Augmentative & Alternative Communication Specialists work with individuals with congenital or acquired disabilities who have difficulty using speech for communication.  Click for more.

Assistive Technology Loan Programs

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This program provides access to zero & low interest  loans for the purchase of assistive devices and services to improve the quality of life for people with disabilities.

Assistive Technology Regional Centers (ATRC)

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

Rehabilitation Services & Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

young girl receiving speech & language pathology therapy
ESMA's personalized approach provides t
herapy services including evaluation, treatment, and consultation with Speech, Physical and Occupational Therapy as well as ABA.

Transition & Pre-ETS

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Students, families, and educators can use Easterseals resources to address the transitioning students' vision for adult living, post-secondary and/or working environments. Click for more.


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Easterseals Massachusetts is a proud provider of recreation programs for individuals with disabilities.

Youth Leadership Network (YLN) & Mentoring

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YLN provides opportunities for young people with disabilities, ages 14 to 26, to develop their abilities and expand their possibilities. Read YLN success stories to meet some of our youth and learn about the incredible things they've accomplished.

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