Disability Services Suggested Websites

  • ALDA – Boston Local chapter of ALDA, Inc., a social, self-help, outreach and advocacy group for late-deafened adults.
  • Assistive Technology Exchange in New England Lists assistive technology devices for sale or for free throughout New England.
  • Bookshare Provides print disabled people in the U.S. with legal access to over 42,000 books that are converted to Braille, large print, or digital formats for text to speech audio.
  • The Carroll Center for the Blind A private, non-profit agency serving persons of all ages who are blind or visually impaired, located in Newton, MA.
  • CODI-Cornucopia of Disability Information An internet directory of disability information and a repository of disability documents, posted by SUNY-Buffalo.
  • Learning Disibilities Online Leading website on learning disabilities and ADHD, serving parents, teachers and other professionals.
  • MassHealth CommonHealth  Information on health insurance and employment services for Massachusetts residents with disabilities.
  • MassMATCH Promotes the use of assistive technology & AT services to enhance the independence of people with disabilities. Website maintained by Mass. Rehabilitation Commission; provides information for educators, employers and provides or AT services, as well as for people with disabilities.
  • Microsoft Accessibility – Technology for Everyone Microsoft is dedicated to developing technology that is useable and accessible to everyone, including those with disabilities. Learn about built-in accessibility features in Microsoft products that you can adjust to meet your needs.
  • National Organization on Disability Aims to expand the participation and contribution of America’s 54 million men, women and children with disabilities in all aspects of life.
  • Perkins School for the Blind Perkins School for the Blind is a “living institution”, a source of inspiration and opportunity for blind, deafblind and multihandicapped blind people across the nation & the world.
  • The Traveling Wheelchair Short reviews of wheelchair accessibility at hotels, restaurants, government offices, educational and recreational attractions.
  • Work Without Limits is a public/private partnership whose mission is to strengthen the Massachusetts workforce and advance work opportunities for youth and adults with disabilities in Massachusetts.

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