skip navigation links
 

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

June 9th, 2015: Low Vision Technology Fair! 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Easter Seals Technology Center, NPC Building 1st floor, 89 South St. Boston. Learn about this and other upcoming events

Survey Seeks Feedback on MassMATCH Website: MassMATCH is seeking feedback on the usability and usefulness of everything on this website - MassMATCH.org. Please consider sharing your experiences and thoughts about this website with us by completing the survey.

Find us on Facebook

Find us on Facebook Icon

MassMATCH Community Blog RSS Icon

Subscribe to Posts | View Blog

Posted: Thursday, May 28, 2015, 1:28 pm
Easter Seals Assistive Technology Summer Bootcamps and Workshops

Easter Seals is offering many opportunities to enhance your AAC skills and knowledge this summer. You can choose from a multi-day AAC Bootcamp or a 1-day workshop.   Please visit eastersealsma.org for more details on all Bootcamp and Workshop offerings. … Continue reading

Posted: Thursday, May 28, 2015, 1:26 pm
Google Impact Challege:Disabilities

Google.org is looking for your biggest and best ideas for how technology can expand opportunity and independence for people with disabilities.  Google is committing USD 20 million in grant funding toward this goal, some of which may be awarded to … Continue reading

Posted: Tuesday, May 12, 2015, 12:13 pm
AT&T and New York University’s ABILITY Lab launch the ConnectAbility Challenge

  AT&T has partnered with NYU and RESNA to design a technology contest titled “Connect Ability Challenge”.  AT&T will be awarding prizes to individual developers and small business that deliver software or apps to the Challenge review board before June … Continue reading

AT in the News RSS Icon

NOTE: The news feed below is offered from Google News as a reference to our users. The content is generated by the sponsoring site(s). MassMATCH does not endorse any product mentioned in the feed or offer any statement to its validity.


News Recap - AT&T (T), Himax Technologies (HIMX), One Horizon Group (OHGI ...
Techsonian (press release)
Miami, Florida – Friday, May 29, 2015 – (Techsonian) In honor of the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, AT&T, Inc. (T) and New York University's ABILITY Lab are working with the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology ...

and more »


Plastics Today

Google pumps $20 million into development of 3D-printed prosthetics, other ...
Plastics Today
The company that famously proclaimed in its original mission statement that it would not be evil launched a program this week that certainly burnishes its reputation as a force for good. The Google Impact Challenge: Disabilities, introduced in a blog post on ...

and more »


MyCentralJersey.com

Middlesex County student contest focuses on safe driving
MyCentralJersey.com
Middlesex County College received a grant for almost $15,000 from Disability Rights New Jersey's Assistive Technology Advocacy Center. The grant will allow MCC to enhance and expand its own Assistive Technology Lab in Johnson Learning Center on the ...