Author Archives: MassMATCH Staff

Mobility and Seating Clinic April 22nd

Need to make adjustments to your wheelchair? Or do you have pressure sores? Come to the Mobility and Adaptive Seating Clinic at Stavros CIL in Amherst! Take advantage of seat mapping and get the adjustments you need to get comfortable! When? … Continue reading

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Congressional Complex Rehab Technology Letter- Has Your Representative Signed On?

Letter from Don Donald E. Clayback Executive Director | NCART Office Complex Rehab Technology (CRT) Stakeholders and Friends, We are starting to hear from some offices that they will be signing on to the House of Representative’s letter to prevent the … Continue reading

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Survey Seeking Feedback on MassMATCH Program Website

The MassMATCH Program is seeking feedback on the usability and usefulness of the website. Please take a moment to complete this brief survey. Your feedback is very important to us. If you are not familiar with the MassMATCH website, … Continue reading

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Is That $1 or $5? Ask This Money Reader for People Who Are Blind

“This device is my No. 1 choice,” Cotton says of the iBill, especially when it comes to sorting money as fast as possible without fumbling around after a transaction at the grocery store or the gas station. The other choices … Continue reading

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AT Training to Support Individuals with Autism at NEAT

April 27, 2015  |  9 AM – 3 PM   Nicole Feeney, an Assitive Technology Specialist at the NEAT Center at Oak Hill, will discuss and demonstrate various assisitive technology tools that can help support individuals with Autism in various settings. … Continue reading

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Adventure Days at the Perkins School for the Blind

Introducing Adventure Days at Perkins School for the Blind and in partnership with the Massachusetts Association of Parents of the Visually Impaired (MAPVI)! Perkins and MAPVI are inviting families to visit the Perkins campus and experience different aspects of the … Continue reading

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The Carroll Center Seeking Cell Phone Testers

In this study of a new cell phone, we are seeking feedback from individuals who are totally blind or functionally blind – meaning that you must rely solely on the non-visual use of a screen reading software such as JAWS, … Continue reading

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Nationwide Release of the BEP’s U.S. Currency Reader Program to Help the Blind and Visually Impaired

By: Rosie Rios 1/6/2015 The Department of the Treasury’s Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) is now accepting and processing applications nationwide from blind or visually impaired individuals who wish to receive a currency reader to denominate U.S. currency.  Under … Continue reading

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MIT’s Open Style Lab Summer Program

Greetings! There are solutions, and there are solutions. A good solution fixes a problem. An awesome solution changes our worldview beyond the problem. At Open Style Lab, we invite you to come up with awesome solutions! We’re looking for 24 students … Continue reading

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Be Prepared- If It Can Break-It Will

How many of you recognize the slogan “Be Prepared”? If you were a Boy or Girl Scout when you were young or have children in scouting you will recognize it.  But be prepared for what?  If you are a person … Continue reading

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