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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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Survey for Students with Orthopedic Impairments Regarding Use of Voice Recognition Software

My name is Felix Diaz. I am a retired US Army veteran and a teacher serving as the Testing Coordinator at Miami Jackson Senior High School in Miami Florida. I am presently engaged in a dissertation as part of the … Continue reading

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Repairs to Back-up Wheelchairs

Most people who use power wheelchairs use the wheelchair they were using prior to their current (new) one as a back up when their primary wheelchair is not usable or at the DME vendor for repairs.  Having a working back … Continue reading

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Security Screening and Traveling with Assistive Technology

Security Screening and Traveling with Assistive Technology Webinar on April 25 The RESNA Catalyst Project is honored to sponsor this free webinar presented by Jeremy Buzzell, formerly the Program Specialist responsible for AT Act Programs at Rehabilitation Services Administration, U.S. … Continue reading

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The Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program and Services

Published by Debra Lobsitz on February 6, 2013 in Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Featured Agency The Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing is the principal agency in the Commonwealth for enabling Deaf, late-deafened, DeafBlind and hard … Continue reading

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Charge It!

If you are a power wheelchair or scooter user and are fortunate enough to have a back up chair make sure you regularly charge the batteries in the back-up chair. Almost nothing is worse than needing the back-up wheelchair and … Continue reading

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Technology for Toddlers

It’s amazing to see how toddlers are taking to computer technology. At a year and a half my granddaughter was already vying for a computer with her peers at the local library. A lot of competition between those 2, 3 … Continue reading

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