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Introducing Karl Bryan posted on Feb 15

I am excited to have begun working at the MOD as the Grant Compliance Coordinator. In this position I am responsible for serving as the liaison between municipalities and the MOD when it comes to the Municipal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Improvement Grant program   …Continue Reading Introducing Karl Bryan

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Introducing Christina Belforti posted on Feb 7

Introducing Christina Belforti

My name is Christina Belforti, and I am very excited to begin my role as Advocate within the Client Services Unit of MOD. I have always been passionate about public service and advocacy; what is most important to me both personally and professionally is fighting   …Continue Reading Introducing Christina Belforti

A Presentation by MOD, MRC, and MCB: Hiring Resources for the Executive Branch posted on Feb 1

The Massachusetts Office on Disability partnered with the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission and the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind for our seminar, “A Presentation by MOD, MRC & MCB: Hiring Resources for the Executive Branch.” See the full presentation from Evan Bjorklund, MOD Interim Director, Bill Allen,   …Continue Reading A Presentation by MOD, MRC, and MCB: Hiring Resources for the Executive Branch

Winter 2019 Newsletter Available posted on Jan 28

The Winter 2019 Newsletter is now available. Visit the following link to read updates on various disability initiatives statewide! https://www.mass.gov/files/documents/2019/01/11/Winter%202019.pdf  

Q&A with the Client Services Unit posted on Jan 5

What is the Client Services Unit? Client Services is the part of MOD that responds to individual issues by providing information and/or technical guidance and advocacy.  We are the first point of contact at the agency answering individual questions about disability rights, resources and government   …Continue Reading Q&A with the Client Services Unit

Alternate Toilet Accessible Stall aka Ambulatory Accessible Compartments posted on Dec 20

Jeffrey’s Access Corner By Jeffrey Dougan In this edition of Jeffrey’s Access Corner I want to discuss with you a topic that has been brought to my attention a couple of times recently regarding the provision of alternate accessible toilet stalls, specifically when accessible toilets   …Continue Reading Alternate Toilet Accessible Stall aka Ambulatory Accessible Compartments