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MassMATCH is the Commonwealth of Massachusetts's initiative to Maximize Assistive Technology (AT) in Consumer's Hands. It is one of 56 state-level AT Act programs in the United States. Its mission is to promote the use of AT and AT services to enhance the independence of people with disabilities, enabling equal participation in all of life's activities. Read more about us

Our Highlighted Programs

  • Go to Assistive Technology Regional Centers website. See, Touch and Try.Assistive Technology Regional Centers are operating in western and eastern Massachusetts; visit them to learn about, try out or borrow assistive technology.
  • 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.
  • Requipment: Choose to reuse your D M EDMErequipment.org offers free gently-used, refurbished wheelchairs and other DME to people who need it. Delivery is available. Search for available items here.
  • Go To Get A T Stuff dot comGetATStuff.com is the online home of the Assistive Technology Exchange in New England and New York. Here you can shop for used equipment or advertise what you are no longer using.

For Educators/Parents ""

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

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What's New? ""

Now available! The MassMATCH Quarterly News Fall 2017 Edition

Now underway! The Weight and Seating Independence Project!

Wheelchair-accessible scales and pressure mapping technology are now available in Western and Central Massachusetts. Learn about free trainings, demos, and device loans. Gain better control of your health and life!

Upcoming training: Learn to use Interface Pressure Mapping! September 19th at UCP-Berkshire in Pittsfield. Learn more at this WSIP webpage!

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Posted: Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 3:51 pm
Join MassMATCH at Abilities Expo Boston Sept 8-10!

Check out the MeasureX pressure mapping system and the Lilly Pad wheelchair-accessible scale! Abilities Expo showcases cutting-edge assistive technology, adaptive sports, daily living aids, inclusive dance, dynamic workshops, local and national exhibitors, and more! This year, MassMATCH is demonstrating the … Continue reading

Posted: Thursday, August 17, 2017, 10:50 am
Wheelchair User? Learn to Prevent Pressure Injuries!

Pressure Mapping Technology is now available. Learn to borrow and use PMT (it’s free!) Spread the word! Through a grant from the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, MassMATCH is providing trainings on the use of digital pressure mapping technology (PMT) … Continue reading

Posted: Thursday, July 13, 2017, 12:21 pm
Have Paralysis? Learn about Interface Pressure Mapping!

Do you or someone you know or work with have paralysis and want to learn more about the prevention of pressure injuries?┬áThe MassMATCH Weight and Seating Independence Project is pleased to provide trainings on the use of Interface Pressure Mapping … Continue reading