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MassMATCH ATRC Boston & Worcester – This week’s Video

MassMATCH makes it possible for individuals with all abilities to learn about, access, and acquire assistive technology (AT). And the MassMATCH Assistive Technology Regional Centers (ATRCs) help people with disabilities make informed decisions about AT they can use to increase … Continue reading

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A Sad But Grateful Goodbye To Dr. Lester W. Cory

This week, the MassMATCH community is saddened to learn of the passing of our friend, colleague, and longtime Advisory Council Member, Dr. Lester (“Les”) W. Cory. Dr. Cory passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Friday, April 24th. MassMATCH … Continue reading

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Free Home Access for AT Software

Makers of assistive technology (AT) software are stepping up during the COVID-19 crisis. Freedom Scientific and Don Johnston, Inc. are advertising free access to their software in response to the need for sheltering at home. Freedom Scientific is offering those … Continue reading

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AT and Coronavirus Preparedness

Steps, products, and resources to prevent infection, educate others and prepare for staying at home this COVID-19 season. Updated March 16, 2020. Wash Your Hands Often While Singing the ABCs Wash your hands with soap and water for at least … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Welcome New Program Staff!

UCP of Western Massachusetts and Easterseals have brought on board new MassMATCH program staff UCP of Western Massachusetts operates the MassMATCH AT Regional Center (ATRC) in Pittsfield. This month the center has welcomed two new program staff, Kathie┬áSullivan, Assistive Technology … Continue reading

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Budget Your Bucks and Buy Assistive Technology with an AT Mini Loan

MassMATCH is pleased to announce the opening of the AT Mini Loan program. Now individuals with disabilities and their families have a new way to afford assistive technology (AT) they want and need. AT Mini Loans finance amounts ranging from … Continue reading

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Wheelchair User? Stay Healthy With New Equipment From Your Local AT Regional Center!

Last month, MassMATCH hosted a series of AT Regional Center open houses to showcase the scales and pressure mapping systems now available for borrowing by wheelchair users, their families, clinicians, and other service providers. The devices are essential for the … Continue reading

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