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Welcome to MassMATCH

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

March 27th, 2015: Learn about vision rehabilitation with Shaun Kinsella, Director, Mass. Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Springfield. Learn about this and other upcoming events

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Posted: Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 11:48 am
Congressional Complex Rehab Technology Letter- Has Your Representative Signed On?

Letter from Don Donald E. Clayback Executive Director | NCART Office Complex Rehab Technology (CRT) Stakeholders and Friends, We are starting to hear from some offices that they will be signing on to the House of Representative’s letter to prevent the … Continue reading

Posted: Monday, March 23, 2015, 4:31 pm
Survey Seeking Feedback on MassMATCH Program Website

The MassMATCH Program is seeking feedback on the usability and usefulness of the MassMATCH.org website. Please take a moment to complete this brief survey. Your feedback is very important to us. If you are not familiar with the MassMATCH website, … Continue reading

Posted: Friday, March 13, 2015, 3:55 pm
Is That $1 or $5? Ask This Money Reader for People Who Are Blind

“This device is my No. 1 choice,” Cotton says of the iBill, especially when it comes to sorting money as fast as possible without fumbling around after a transaction at the grocery store or the gas station. The other choices … Continue reading

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ADEC's inaugural "Technology Challenge" aims to provide independence to ...
Fox 28
Don Wierenga, ADEC's director of assistive technology “I am hoping to see things we can easily replicate simple is good. A complex thing might not be used. I want to see things that will affect a lot of people, will have a big impact and answer a common issue.


The State

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The State
S.C. ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY EXPO: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday at the Brookland Banquet and Conference Center, 1066 Sunset Blvd., West Columbia. Workshops and exhibits address technology that helps students of all ages with physical or learning ...


Assistive technology is a needed tool in the city's resource-starved schools
Philadelphia Public School Notebook
Beginning in 1997, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act mandated that assistive technology devices and services be considered for each child with a disability as part of the core process for ensuring access to the general curriculum. Other federal ...