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Go Do Good Things: A Room Dedicated to the Legacy of Former Commissioner Elmer Bartels 

Go Do Good Things: A Room Dedicated to the Legacy of Former Commissioner Elmer Bartels  posted on Dec 16

It is with great pleasure that the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC) announces the newly dedicated Elmer C. Bartels Conference room. This month, the MRC dedicated a room on the second floor of our Administrative Office in Boston to the memory and spirit of former Commissioner Elmer   …Continue Reading Go Do Good Things: A Room Dedicated to the Legacy of Former Commissioner Elmer Bartels 

MRC Celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)

MRC Celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) posted on Nov 13

The Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC) was proud to participate in the  successful campaign for October National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). During the month long celebration, MRC organized and participated in a variety of events including exhibitions at local outreach and network events, career fairs, a consumer-led art   …Continue Reading MRC Celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)

Paying It Forward: The Opening of a New ‘REquipment’ Center

Paying It Forward: The Opening of a New ‘REquipment’ Center posted on Oct 23

“Paying it forward” is an old concept of doing a good deed or giving charitably to others without acclaim. It is this concept that was revitalized by the symbolic ribbon cutting of the new ‘REquipment’ Center in Worcester. The REquipment Center advances personal and professional   …Continue Reading Paying It Forward: The Opening of a New ‘REquipment’ Center

A Celebration of Vitality: Mass Rehabilitation Commission at the ADA Legacy Tour

A Celebration of Vitality: Mass Rehabilitation Commission at the ADA Legacy Tour posted on Sep 12

On September 5 – 7, 2014, the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC) exhibited at the Abilities Expo at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.  More than than merely promoting our latest brochures and fact-sheets, this Expo was an opportunity to celebrate an intensity for life and to   …Continue Reading A Celebration of Vitality: Mass Rehabilitation Commission at the ADA Legacy Tour

October is More than Disability Employment Awareness Month!

October is More than Disability Employment Awareness Month! posted on Oct 4

For the past 68 years, each October the nation comes together in a campaign to raise awareness about disability employment. In 1988, it was made official, and the month was proclaimed National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). October is a time to reflect and discuss   …Continue Reading October is More than Disability Employment Awareness Month!

Free Mass. Rehabilitation Commission Screenings Offered to Veterans

Free Mass. Rehabilitation Commission Screenings Offered to Veterans posted on Aug 27

The Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission’s (MRC) has several ongoing efforts to reach out to Iraq and Afghanistan (OIF/OEF) veterans who may have sustained a combat-related concussion, or mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). Last week, the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission’s (MRC) Statewide Head Injury Program (SHIP) offered screening   …Continue Reading Free Mass. Rehabilitation Commission Screenings Offered to Veterans