Dukes County Committee for Disabled Affairs

Dukes County Committee for Disabled Affairs advocate on behalf of the disabled and help businesses and organizations to navigate the rules and regulations concerning disabled persons and the process of becoming compliant with federal, state and local rules and regulations. Contact Information Contact: Richard Cohen, Associate Commissioner for Disability Affairs Phone: 508-696-3840 Website: https://www.dukescounty.org/associate-commissioner-disability-affairs

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Massachusetts Aging and Disabilities Information Locator

The Massachusetts Aging and Disability Information Locator (MADIL) is a public service of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services. The MADIL is designed to help find information on services and programs that support seniors and people with disabilities in Massachusetts. Contact Information Website: http://www.massdil.org/

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Disabled Persons Protection Commission

DPPC protects adults with disabilities from the abusive acts or omissions of their caregivers through investigation oversight, public awareness, and prevention. Contact Information Website: https://www.mass.gov/orgs/disabled-persons-protection-commission

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CaptionCall®

CaptionCall® Life is calling. CaptionCall® is a revolutionary new telephone and service for anyone who has trouble hearing on the phone. CaptionCall uses voice recognition technology and a fast transcription service to quickly provide written captions of what callers say on a large, easy-to-read screen. As part of a federal government program, the CaptionCall phone and captioning…

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Assistive Technology Loan Program / Easter Seals

The Massachusetts Assistive Technology Loan Program, operated by Easter Seals Massachusetts, gives people with disabilities and their families access to low-interest cash loans so they can buy the assistive technology devices they need. Assistive technology is any device that enhances or expands a person’s ability to live more independently. Many different items are considered assistive…

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Massachusetts Commission for the Blind

MCB provides the highest quality rehabilitation and social services to blind individuals, leading to independence and full community participation. Contact Information Contact: Mary OtiatoPhone: 617-626-7485 Email: Mary.Otiato@state.ma.usWebsite: http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/mcb/ Address:600 Washington StreetBoston, MA Mailing Address:600 Washington StreetBoston, MA 02111

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Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

A state agency under the Executive Office of Health and Human Services, focusing on providing education, information, technical assistance and communication access support to Deaf, hard of hearing and late deafened people in Massachusetts. Contact Information Contact: Jonathan O’DellPhone: 617-740-1600 Email: Jonathan.O’Dell@state.ma.usWebsite: http://www.mass.gov/mcdhh Address:600 Washington StBoston, MA Mailing Address:600 Washington StBoston, MA 02111

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The Arc of Cape Cod

The Arc promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes. Social Programs: The Sandpipers Club (for adults) provide a variety of activities each month at different locations around the Cape. Gateway: Providing adults with developmental disabilities…

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Cape Organization for Rights of the Disabled

The Cape Organization for Rights of the Disabled (CORD) has been aggressively working since 1984 to advance the independence, productivity, and integration of people with disabilities, including deaf and hard of hearing people, into mainstream society. You may want to contact CORD if: You want to learn more about your disabled child’s educational rights; You…

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Island Parents Educational Support and Training Center

Support for families of children with special needs. Serves Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket. Provides educational support to families having children receiving special education services. Has a lending library of books and videos, conducts training on various special education issues. Advocates available upon request. Contact Information Phone: 508-696-5486 Email: ipest@hotmail.com Address:25 Church StreetVineyard Haven, MA Mailing…

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