Category Archives: Events

The MassMATCH Summer Newsletter is Out!

Learn about the new wheelchair clinic in Amherst, upcoming AT events, advice on smoke detectors from MCDHH’s Jonathan O’Dell, a look at the Lawnbott Evolution (hands-off mowing!), and more! Check out the MassMATCH News Quarterly: Summer 2012

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May 9th is Global Accessibility Awareness Day!

Raising mainstream awareness about digital accessibility issues and individuals with different disabilities To participate in Boston: Join Mark Sadecki and Brian Charlson as well as many other area accessibility experts for an informational presentation on what accessibility is, who it … Continue reading

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Assistive Tech Expo and Conference–Register Early!

Don’t miss the MassMATCH AT Expo and Conference! May 2, 2012 Coco Key Hotel and Water Resort Danvers, MA Early Bird Registration Deadline for Attendees: March 30th Hear what past attendees have to say: “Much better than anything else I’ve … Continue reading

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2 Free Assistive Technology Demos at Boston AT Regional Center (Easter Seals)

Free Mini Demos March 15 Thursday 11:00-12:00 – Proloquo2Go This demonstration is for people who have heard about this popular communication app but who haven’t had a chance to see it in action. We will demonstrate basic features such as … Continue reading

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Hearing on the Promise of Accessible Technology: Challenges and Opportunities in Education

U.S. Senate HELP Committee Hearing Next Tuesday The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions is holding a hearing next week that may interest you. When: Tuesday, February 7, 2012, 2:30-4:00pm Where: Dirksen Senate Building Room G-50 (or … Continue reading

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Free Assistive Technology Presentation for Parents in Franklin

Please join the Franklin Special Education Parents Advisory Council on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 for Assistive Technology: Increasing Your Child’s Independence presented by assistive technology and augmentative device specialists from the Integrated Center for Child Development. The presentation will take … Continue reading

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Act Fast for Scholarships to CELA 2012!

Do you use a customized wheelchair? Currently customized wheelchairs are not identified as Complex Rehab Technology by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for reimbursement purposes. Apply for a scholarship to tell Congress your story. The submission deadline is … Continue reading

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iDevices for Beginners: iPod Touch, iPad, and iPhone

January 11, Wednesday, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Easter Seals ATRC – Boston Office 89 South St. Boston, MA 02111 Presenter: Catherine Bly and Kristi Peak-Oliveira, ATRC Coordinators This presentation will touch upon the latest iDevices on the market from … Continue reading

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Register Today for Build Boston and Learn about New Accessible Design Standards

Build Boston is the annual trade show and conference for the design and construction industry. It is taking place November 16-18th at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston. Discounts on session and free access to the exhibit hall are … Continue reading

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UD/AT Expo and Conference A Success!

Karen’s Expo News and Highlights The Universal Design and Assistive Technology Expo and Conference: Products and Technologies That Change People’s Lives held on September 26th was a success!  Over 1,000 people attended the expo to see the products, technologies and … Continue reading

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