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Massachusetts Office on Disability Holds 2017 Summit Posted on Sep 27

Massachusetts Office on Disability Holds 2017 Summit

On Friday, September 15, 2017 the Massachusetts Office on Disability (MOD) was joined by nearly 300 guests representing various sectors of the community for the agency’s third annual Summit. Held in the Great Hall of the Massachusetts State House, Boston, the theme of this year’s   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Office on Disability Holds 2017 Summit

Massachusetts Office on Disability 2016 Summit on Employment Posted on Sep 23

Massachusetts Office on Disability 2016 Summit on Employment

The Massachusetts Office on Disability (MOD) 2016 Disability Summit on Employment was held on Friday, September 16, 2016 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.

The morning opened with a networking breakfast buffet. Welcome and introductions were given by David D’Arcangelo, Director of MOD, who served as the event emcee. David also gave a presentation of MOD’s “Year in Review,” sharing new initiatives, programs, and activities since the previous year’s Summit. David also announced that in the last year, MOD staff have delivered 76 trainings reaching 2,053 people, conducted 196 public awareness activities reaching 5,117 people, and handled 3,446 intakes in MOD’s Client Services Unit.

Massachusetts Office on Disability Goes “On the Road” in Western Mass Posted on Sep 21

Massachusetts Office on Disability Goes "On the Road" in Western Mass

Massachusetts Office on Disability (MOD) took its first road trip this past summer. Staff representing each unit within MOD traveled out to Western Mass for a series of trainings and outreach activities. Both staff and participants reported a positive experience.

Save the Date: Massachusetts Office on Disability 2016 Summit on Employment Posted on Jul 14

Save the Date: Massachusetts Office on Disability 2016 Summit on Employment

Planning is well underway for the Massachusetts Office on Disability (MOD) second annual Summit. As MOD’s largest public event of the year, the Summit is an opportunity to host and facilitate a meeting of opinion leaders and agenda setters from the disability community. We expect guests   …Continue Reading Save the Date: Massachusetts Office on Disability 2016 Summit on Employment

Massachusetts Office on Disability Hitting the Road This Summer Posted on Jul 8

Massachusetts Office on Disability Hitting the Road This Summer

The Massachusetts Office on Disability (MOD) is taking their services “On the Road” to provide trainings and interact with constituents in the Pittsfield and Springfield areas on July 26th and 27th, 2016. “We want to be sure that we get out and interact with as   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Office on Disability Hitting the Road This Summer

Phenylketonuria Awareness Day is May 24th Posted on May 24

Massachusetts General Law recognizes May 24th as Phenylketonuria Awareness day. Accordingly, Governor Baker has issued a Proclamation for Phenylketonuria Awareness Day 2016.

Governor Baker Issues Proclamation for Lupus Awareness Month in May Posted on May 12

Governor Baker Issues Proclamation for Lupus Awareness Month in May

Governor Baker has issued a Proclamation to recognize May as Lupus Awareness Month. Please share this post to spread awareness of this disease which affect an estimated 1.5 million Americans.

Governor Baker Issues Proclamation for Autism Awareness Month Posted on Apr 25

Governor Baker Issues Proclamation for Autism Awareness Month

  Governor Charlie Baker has issued a proclamation setting apart the month of April as Autism Awareness Month. The proclamation reads: The Commonwealth of Massachusetts A Proclamation His Excellency Governor Charles D. Baker Whereas Autism Spectrum Disorder is the result of a neurological disorder that   …Continue Reading Governor Baker Issues Proclamation for Autism Awareness Month

Children’s Winter/Holiday Scene Art Contest Results Posted on Dec 4

Children's Winter/Holiday Scene Art Contest Results

MOD recently hosted a children and youth winter art contest. We asked children and teens across the Commonwealth to create an original winter scene that incorporates MOD’s mission of ensuring “equal participation in all aspects of life by persons with disabilities.” After receiving some fantastic artwork,   …Continue Reading Children’s Winter/Holiday Scene Art Contest Results

Your State Government Wants to Hear From You on Disability Regulations Posted on Nov 30

Your State Government Wants to Hear From You on Disability Regulations

Members of the public have an opportunity to voice their concerns about programs and regulations that impact persons with disabilities to Commonwealth senior staff and agency heads in an open and welcoming environment. This will also be a chance to listen to the input of other   …Continue Reading Your State Government Wants to Hear From You on Disability Regulations