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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

February 27th, 2015: "Proloquo2Go on the iPad"
10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the AT Regional Center in Pittsfield (UCP). Learn about this and other upcoming events

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Posted: Thursday, February 26, 2015, 12:03 pm
The Carroll Center Seeking Cell Phone Testers

In this study of a new cell phone, we are seeking feedback from individuals who are totally blind or functionally blind – meaning that you must rely solely on the non-visual use of a screen reading software such as JAWS, … Continue reading

Posted: Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 4:47 pm
Nationwide Release of the BEP’s U.S. Currency Reader Program to Help the Blind and Visually Impaired

By: Rosie Rios 1/6/2015 The Department of the Treasury’s Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) is now accepting and processing applications nationwide from blind or visually impaired individuals who wish to receive a currency reader to denominate U.S. currency.  Under … Continue reading

Posted: Thursday, February 19, 2015, 3:34 pm
MIT’s Open Style Lab Summer Program

Greetings! There are solutions, and there are solutions. A good solution fixes a problem. An awesome solution changes our worldview beyond the problem. At Open Style Lab, we invite you to come up with awesome solutions! We’re looking for 24 students … Continue reading

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Slate Magazine (blog)

The Best Adaptive Technologies Are Designed by, Not for, People With Disabilities
Slate Magazine (blog)
While it's helpful to get feedback and ideas from focus groups on users' needs, short sessions don't give us a full understanding of the challenges and opportunities in developing assistive technology solutions. It is imperative that people with disabilities play a ...

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Chicago Daily Herald

More Illinois students qualifying for special-education services, data shows
Chicago Daily Herald
"The IEP would include what services will be provided, how often and by whom," McHugh said. Programs vary from student to student. Speech therapy, the ability to have more time on tests, assistive technology and preferential seating are just a few options.


Events to help recognize Disability Awareness Month
Purdue Newsroom
March 11. 11 a.m. to noon. Agricultural and Biological Engineering Building, Room 106. "Assistive Technology in Agriculture and Gardening." Presented by the Purdue AgrAbility Project and Life Essentials, manufacturers of assistive technology for agricultural ...