Providing Services for People with Disabilities and Their Families
Easter Seals Massachusetts provides a variety of programs and services for children and adults with disabilities or special needs. Services may be offered in an individual's home, in the community or at our facility.
Recognized nationally as a leader in assistive technology, our services are an excellent resource for children and adults with disabilities who need high and low technology solutions for home, work or school in order to increase their independence.
Assistive Technology Regional Center (ATRC)
People with disabilities can see, touch and borrow assistive technology devices to make more informed decisions regarding the technology that will meet their needs.
Assistive Technology Loan Program and Long-Term Device Loan Program:
The Massachusetts Assistive Technology Loan Program offers low-interest loans to help people with disabilities purchase the technology they need to become more independent and productive members of the community. Low-cost assistive devices also are available through its Long-Term Device Loan Program.
Easter Seals has been providing services that address the needs of those with autism at home, school, work and the community for years. As the needs of this growing population are more thoroughly defined, we continue to offer programs to meet those needs.
Easter Seals offers individuals with physical disabilities the chance to enjoy summer camp activities with able-bodied campers, including boating, archery, campfires, swimming and more.
Disability Resource Information
Easter Seals provides comprehensive, up-to-date information on disability services and resources. Referrals are made to Easter Seals services and a wide variety of agencies and organizations that offer help to people with disabilities throughout the state.
Employment and Training Services
Easter Seals helps students and adults with disabilities develop the skills they need to get and keep jobs in today’s competitive workplace. The program offers individualized vocational rehabilitation, computer skills training, placement and employment services.
Easter Seals Great Hires helps businesses overcome labor shortages by providing qualified job applicants who are ready to become reliable employees. Great Hires is a cost-effective, full-service diversified staffing solution that covers a wide range of industries.
Rehabilitation/ Therapy Services
Easter Seals’ personalized approach delivers dependable and cost-effective rehabilitation services to infants, children, teens, adults and seniors. Therapy services include evaluation, treatment and consultation with Speech, Physical and Occupational Therapy.
Easter Seals offers a wide range of programs to veterans including Employment and Training, Assistive Technology, community support, care coordination and Independent Living services.
The Easter Seals Youth Leadership Program provides opportunities for young people with disabilities, ages 13 to 25, to develop their abilities and expand the possibilities they see for themselves.
Youth Transition Services: Easter Seals works with high school students with disabilities as they prepare to make the transition to adulthood and gives their families and educators the tools they need to assist the student to achieve their vision.
Service Coordinators/Case Managers
Skilled Nursing Facilities