Author Archives: MassMATCH Staff

New Video! AT Regional Center Public Service Announcement

Many thanks to Ally Donnelly of NBC 10 Boston for covering the Grand Re-opening of the AT Regional Center in Boston which is managed by Easterseals Massachusetts. NBC 10 created a wonderful public service announcement that has been airing to … Continue reading

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Apps for Accessible Handouts and Worksheets

Students with print disabilities often need to hear a handout or worksheet read aloud. Some students may also need a way to markup that worksheet using a keyboard or another digital means or tool. Looking for a single app that … Continue reading

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8 Great Sources for Free E-Books

Do you have a student who needs access to e-books (perhaps to both hear and see text), but does not qualify for Learning Ally or Bookshare? The question was raised on a popular listserv for educators and Assistive Technology (AT) … Continue reading

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Welcome Elano – AT Specialist in Western Massachusetts

Introducing Elano Dallmeyer, new AT Specialist for the AT Regional Center (ATRC) of Western Massachusetts! Elano was hired this past summer by UCP of Western Massachusetts which operates the MassMATCH ATRC. He couldn’t be happier. “This is a dream job. … Continue reading

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Accessible Xfinity TV Now At The Boston ATRC

Check out the newly renovated center (and bring your popcorn) MassMATCH and its partner, Easterseals MA, unveiled their renovated and re-imagined Boston Assistive Technology Regional Center (ATRC) on October 30th, complete with a new layout and some exciting new technology. … Continue reading

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Ramping Up to 100 in Hanover

What could a set of portable ramps make possible for your family? When Kristi Peak-Oliveira’s father-in-law, Henry Oliveira, turned 100 this past summer, he was ready to party. But only if the gathering took place at Kristi and Jeff’s house … Continue reading

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Pressure Mapping and Adaptive Scales Demonstration September 18th

Learn about scales for wheelchair users and digital pressure mapping technology available to borrow at no cost. When? Thursday, September 18th 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Where? The MassMATCH AT Regional Center at Easterseals Massachusetts 484 Main Street, 6th floor … Continue reading

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Registration Now Open! Free ICT Accessibility Training Opportunity

Two full days of training to introduce and get you started with accessible information and communication technology (ICT). When and Where is this Event? September 23rd and/or 24th, 2019, at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Boston Waltham. One and two-day … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: ICT Accessibility Training Opportunity

Save the Date: September 23rd and 24th, 2019. MassMATCH is hosting two full days of training to introduce and get you started with creating accessible information and communication technology (ICT). This event is free! Learn about web accessibility and how … Continue reading

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Use a Power Wheelchair? Pilot the Loro Robot!

Pilot Program Seeks Wheelchair Users to Trial Robotic Assistive Device Loro Co. is a start-up developing a unique robotic device mountable to a power wheelchair or bedside. The robot is a rotating orb with a camera, speaker, and an app … Continue reading

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