Provides an accessible residence for adults with complex medical needs, including Multiple Sclerosis, as well as durable equipment and customized adaptive equipment services for the general public.
Generates and promotes new knowledge to improve the ability of people with disabilities to perform activities of their choice in the community.
A non-profit organization that helps children and young adults 21 years and younger with disabilities obtain medical equipment or services that is not provided by their insurance companies.
Provides much needed mobility to people without insurance or other means, through recycling and refurbishing used electric power chairs and scooters.
Provides custom-designed assistive computer technology to enable non-speaking children and adults to communicate with others.
Dedicated to helping children obtain the medical supplies and equipment they desperately need.
Supports caregivers of children with special healthcare needs; offers information, equipment program, and grants.
Spectrum for Hope provides funding or financial assistance to families who have multiple children with special needs for thera- peutic, educational, or recreational opportunities, etc.
Offers evaluations, recommendations and help to identify funding sources for technological services for individuals with disabilities.
Provides a list of Technology Assistance Projects nation-wide.
Marketplace for refurbished medical and adaptive equipment.
Can fund up to 25% maximum of $5,000-toward costs asso- ciated with vehicle conversion or a wheelchair lift. The online application process is opened quarterly.
Offers high quality wooden adaptive equipment made with care.
Offers summer programs for children with disabilities, a three- day program for child and parent to explore augmentative communication and custom-made adaptive equipment.
Used and recycled medical equipment and assistive technology for children with special needs.
OptiNeeds provides free corrective eyewear to athletes with disabilities.
Accepts donations and offers durable medical equipment (DME) to families living in Southern NH and MA.
Provides information and access to equipment and devices that can change the lives of people with disabilities, both temporary and permanent.
Disseminates technical information regarding availability and use of assistive devices for individuals with disabilities.
Low-interest loan program for the purchase of assistive technol- ogy equipment, coordinated by EasterSeals Mass.
Provides means for individuals with hearing loss or speech dis- ability to communicate via a text-based device for relay phone conversations (TTY-TTD); those using a regular phone can com- municate through relay with those on a text-based device.
Offers free or low-cost specialized phone equipment and basic telephone service to individuals with a wide range of disabilities.
Provides outdoor recreation opportunities in Massachusetts state and urban parks for visitors of all abilities. Free admission to state parks for indi- viduals with disabilities.
Dedicated to working with the blind and visually impaired, offer- ing social activities for children, teens, and adults.
Offers resources on adaptive equipment and training to family members of individuals with special needs.
The leading accessible audiobook library for students with dis- abilities, such as visual impairment or dyslexia.
A national program that provides distance communications equipment and training to eligible individuals with significant combined hearing and vision loss.
The Alliance for Technology Access provides information and support services to children and adults with disabilities.
Dedicated to promoting accessibility and universal design. It is home to the New England ADA Technical Assistance Center and can answer questions and provide information and guidance on the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Web-based services to support the public’s need for a skilled workforce to provide these services, a clearinghouse on home modification with a search tool for resources, by state.
Provides education, therapy and playground equipment, therapy toys, resources and scholarships for families and therapists in need of financial assistance and/or community support.
Helps people with disabilities in Eastern Massachusetts make in- formed decisions about assistive technology to ensure that chil- dren and adults with disabilities have equal opportunities.
Camps; statewide information and referral. Assistive technology program, job training and employment program in Worcester and Boston. Summer camps are located in Poland, Maine and Hebron, Connecticut.
Raises awareness and advocates for IDIC15 and Autism. Raises funds to meet the needs of those affected, as well as monetary donations to assist with research.
A durable medical equipment DME-reuse program managed by MA Rehabilitation Commission. Gives a second life to donated DME such as wheelchairs, adapted strollers, standers and gait trainers, shower chairs, and more. Offers refurbished devices at no cost.
Offers workshops, educational, equipment, and financial resources to families of children with hearing loss. Provides spe- cialized early intervention services.
A non-profit resource for families of children with cerebral palsy and brain injuries. Provides education and estate planning, as well as grants for specialized equipment.
Encourages companies and individuals to donate computers and other technology, which is then matched to charities, schools and public agencies around the world.
The first day school in the country for children with physical and medical challenges to learning. We also operate HOPE House, a post- graduate transitional residence serving 8 young adults.
Offers comprehensive audiological services. Hearing screen- ing and assessment available at Assistive Devices Center in Northampton.
Offers comprehensive audiological services.
An assistive technology training and evaluation center that pro- vides consultation to schools and offers a weekly open lab time for parents and professionals.
Provides information, resources, support, and financial assis- tance to persons who may be eligible for cochlear implants.
CMSC auto school will assist individuals with physical, intellectu- al, emotional or social disabilities to determine if they would be eligible for a Massachusetts Driving License.
Provides technology for individuals with disabilities, resource and devel- opment, advocacy for inclusion in schools, and use of adaptive devices.
Serves blind/visually-impaired persons by providing rehabili- tation, skills training, education, and self-sufficiency. Summer programs for students ages 15-22.
Advanced computer training for visually impaired high school and college students, ages 15-22.
Software developed to help people with disabilities use the com- puter, available for free download. Mainly for people who do not have reliable control of a hand but who can move their head.
Outdoor recreation made accessible by the use of adaptive equipment, supportive techniques, and assistance as needed.
Can ease the financial burden of families facing serious illness including reimbursements for travel expenses, prescriptions, medical equipment, home supplies, co-pay and home services.
Offers special education programs, transportation, home- based services, behavioral consults, professional development, technol- ogy services, Medicaid, and E-rate reimbursement.
Information, publications, and guides on assistive technology options and programs. Funded by the National Institute on Dis- ability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research.
Dedicated to effective communication for people who rely on augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). The Par- ent’s Corner is a resource for parents.
Learn- ing Ally is a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering students of who are dyslexic, blind and visually- impaired who read and learn differently so that they may thrive.
Helps reunite those who might become lost, disoriented or need assistance in a critical moment with their families, loved ones, and caregivers.
Adapts equipment to individual needs when adaptive equip- ment is not commercially available.