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Charlie Brown Thanksgiving App on Sale (and Accessible!)

Here’s some fun for that road trip to Grandma’s house… or condo. A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving–A Peanuts Interactive Classic for All Ages is on sale for a limited time ($2.99 from $4.99). This is an iOS ebook app that is … Continue reading

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MassHealth Disability Re-Application Deadline Extended

According to MassHealth, many people with disabilities have not responded to a recent notice about reapplying for services. As result, MassHealth will be sending a reminder letter to those individuals who have not yet responded. MassHealth reports: Individuals MUST submit a … Continue reading

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Google Impact Challege:Disabilities

Google.org is looking for your biggest and best ideas for how technology can expand opportunity and independence for people with disabilities.  Google is committing USD 20 million in grant funding toward this goal, some of which may be awarded to … 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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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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Saftey in the Kitchen

Have you or someone in your family left the stove on and caused or almost caused a fire? CookStop will help prevent unattended cooking fires allowing people to stay longer and safer in their homes. CookStop addresses common situations as … Continue reading

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DME Reuse Works!

The Stavros Center for Independent Living has been running a durable medical equipment (DME) reuse program for several years. Partially funded with MassMATCH AT grant funds it accepts donations of gently used equipment, refurbishes it and gives to individuals with … Continue reading

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FCC Kicks Off Speaker Series Featuring Innovation in Accessible Technology-July 16

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) kicks off its new “Accessibility & Innovation Initiative Speaker Series” tomorrow, July 16, 2013 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. in Washington, DC. This series will examine innovation in accessible communications technologies that will benefit … Continue reading

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MassMATCH Summer Newsletter Available

Read about Dick Crisafulli’s 30 Years of Joy and Counting (at the Mass Hospital School’s Summer Program), news from the AT Regional Centers, adaptive biking, upcoming events, and more! MassMATCH Quarterly News: Summer 2013

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Bill to Reverse DME Competitive Bidding Program Gains Support in Washington

Bill to Reverse DME Competitive Bidding Program Gains Support in Washington BY ELIZABETH ECKER on May 29, 2013 A piece of legislation that would replace the current competitive bidding system for Medicare-based durable medical equipment claims is gaining support among Congress … Continue reading

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