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Photo head shot of Commissioner Charles CarrFrom Commissioner Charles Carr: As you navigate your way through this website you'll soon realize that it is the culmination of the wonderful work of eight Massachusetts human services agencies and our constituents with a shared vision of empowering people with disabilities, as well as the general public, with affordable, accessible Assistive Technology (AT) and information. Read the rest of the letter.

What We're All About

Through partnerships with community-based organizations, MassMATCH is currently creating new AT programs and working to coordinate AT services throughout the Commonwealth. MassMATCH is one of 56 state-level AT initiatives in the United States. Our mission is to promote the use of assistive technology and assistive technology services to enhance the independence of people with disabilities, enabling equal participation in all of life's activities. Find out more about us.

Our Highlighted Programs

Find out more about Assistive Technology Regional Centers (The logo has the words See, Touch, and Try along with 2 puzzle pieces that fit together)Assistive Technology Regional Centers are operating in western and eastern Massachusetts; visit them to learn about, try out or borrow a needed AT device.

Go to Massachusetts Assistive Technology Loan Program WebsiteMassachusetts Assistive Technology Loan Program (MATLP) is an alternative financing program funded through state and federal resources to give people with disabilities and their families access to low-interest cash loans to buy the assistive technology devices they need.

AT Reuse Programs:

Go to DME Requipment dot comNEW! DMErequipment.org offers free gently-used, refurbished wheelchairs and other DME to people who need it. Delivery available within Greater Boston. Search for available items here.

Go To Get A T Stuff dot comGetATStuff.org is available for the New England states plus New York; you can shop for used equipment or advertise what you are no longer using.

For Educators

A.T. School Share logo: shows a school house encircled by recycling arrows.  Read FAQs from educators and learn about MassMATCH programs and resources designed to help you find AT appropriate for your students with disabilities. Visit our "For Educators" section.

For Employers

Most "reasonable accommodations" are affordable and effective. Read FAQs from employers and find the help you need from MassMATCH programs and links. Visit our "For Employers" Section.

For Providers

List your AT services, events, and products with MassMATCH! Visit our "For Providers" Section.

What's New

December 11th , 2014: Accoutrements for Laptops! Come see styluses, switches, joysticks, mounts and other accessible solutions for your tablet and laptop. AT Regional Center in Boston (at Easter Seals). 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

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Posted: Thursday, December 11, 2014, 1:11 pm
REUSE WORKS!

Some of you may know that a new durable medical reuse program was piloted in the greater Boston area this past year.  You can find it onlne at www.dmerequipment.org. We are celebrating our one year anniversary this month and happy … Continue reading

Posted: Thursday, December 4, 2014, 9:44 am
Guidance for Comments to Medicare on Speech Generating Devices–due Dec 6th

ACT NOW: Comments to CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) due December 6, 2014 Medicare (CMS) currently is reconsidering its National Coverage Decision (NCD) for Speech Generating Devices (SGDs). As part of that process, CMS will allow interested members … Continue reading

Posted: Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 2:08 pm
Medicare is Taking Comments on Coverage for Speech Generating Devices until Dec 6th

2014 has been a critical year for how Medicare handles its coverage of SGDs (Speech Generating Devices), and the result has been significant impact on individuals with complex communication needs. Currently the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is … Continue reading

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Shelbyville Times-Gazette

TTU students provide assistive technology
Shelbyville Times-Gazette
For the 15th year in a row, mechanical engineering students in professor Stephen Canfield's class have designed assistive technology for community children just in time for the holidays. Every semester, teams of his students are paired with children with ...


Macro Insider

Technophobia may keep seniors from using apps to manage diabetes
Macro Insider
The development of senior-friendly apps that are less difficult to see and use along with encouragement from overall health-care practitioners to use assistive technology could enable enhance the number of older adults who use their phones and computer ...

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Only few older adults use apps to help manage Type 2 diabetes, says new study
News-Medical.net
The development of senior-friendly apps that are easier to see and use along with encouragement from health-care practitioners to use assistive technology could help increase the number of older adults who use their phones and computers as tools to better ...

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