Assistive Technology Regional Center
Increasing access to Assistive Technology for
Individuals with Disabilities
The Assistive Technology RegionalCenter (ATRC) helps people with disabilities inEastern Massachusetts make informed decisions about assistive technology they can use to increase their independence at home, on the job or in school. The center shares the Easter Seals mission: ensuring that children and adults with disabilities have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play.
See what kinds of assistive technology equipment is available.
How does the Device Demonstration Program work?
At the center, individuals and groups can explore hundreds of high- and low-tech devices that can meet a variety of needs. From simple to sophisticated, Easter Seals has the technology for you.
Read how the ATRC helped a group of orphans in Ecuador to communicate.
The center is conveniently located one block from South Station in Boston.
||How does the Device Short-term Loan Program work?
The process is simple! It’s like a lending library, only instead of books, you can take home the equipment and try it out.
Requests for loans can come from you, a family member, friend, advocate or someone who is helping you with your assistive technology needs, such as a therapist, teacher or rehab center.
Hundreds of devices are available in the areas of communication, education, hearing and vision impairment, and daily living.
Find out about the latest assistive technology at these upcoming events!
Assistive Technology RegionalCenterFAQs
These Programs Are FREE.
Funded by the Rehabilitation Service Administration (RSA) of the
U.S. Department of Education under the AT Act of 1998, as amended in 2004.
DLRC leads the Commonwealth's efforts to implement the provisions of the federal Assistive Technology Act of 1998, as amended. The Device Demonstration and Loan program is part of the MassMATCH Massachusetts Assistive Technology Act Program.
The purpose of MassMATCH is to get assistive technology (AT) into the hands of people with disabilities through programs that provide increased access and acquisition to AT. Assistive technology is any item or piece of equipment used to maintain or improve the capabilities of people with disabilities. Assistive technology can help people with disabilities participate and be more independent in school, at home, in the workplace and in the community.
MassMATCH assists individuals with disabilities, family members and disability-related providers, agencies and organizations across the state with getting AT.
Contact the Assistive Technology Regional Center
Easter Seals Technology and Training Center
89 South Street
Boston, MA 02111
617-226-2634 or 800-244-2756 x634