Join us for Voice – Speech Science and Self Expression, on October 29, 2015, 5:30-7:30 at The Dante Alighieri Cultural Center in Cambridge, MA. Our speaker will be Rupal Patel, Ph.D., founder and director of Northeastern University’s Communication Analysis and Design Laboratory (CadLab), an interdisciplinary research group that conducts research along two broad themes: analysis of spoken communication and the design of novel human-computer communication interfaces. Watch her TED Talk: “Synthetic Voices, as unique as fingerprints” below, and click here for details, sponsorship packages and tickets to our event.
In response to a demonstrated need for accessible, affordable independent housing for adults with disabilities who desire and need the special accommodations and the support services that will be offered, The Boston Home is proposing a 39 unit apartment building named for our founder, Cordelia Harmon. For more details see the FAQ sheet which will be updated periodically.
The Boston Globe recently featured adaptive equipment specialist Don Fredette in an article about wheelchair enhancements. Read the full article here: Moving a Wheelchair by Raising an Eyebrow. Get social with us! Follow us on Twitter @TheBostonHome, Like our Facebook page, add us to your circles on Google+.
We love our volunteers! Thank you for all you do. The Boston Home welcomes volunteers, both as individuals and in groups. Please contact Sally Gorman for details about volunteering at 617-326-4299 or email@example.com.
The Boston Home, based in Dorchester, Massachusetts, is a not-for-profit specialized care residence for 96 adults with advanced Multiple Sclerosis and other neurological diseases. Exceptional clinical care, compassion, and innovative programs have earned us the designation “Center for Excellence in Long-term Care” from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Established in 1881, The Boston Home touches the lives of thousands of people as we serve our residents, outpatients, and their families, and share our knowledge with healthcare professionals nationwide through The Boston Home Institute.
Help us to ensure that our residents can enjoy lives rich with options, personal independence, comfort and creative outlets. Your support is vital.
The Boston Home recently hosted a group of journalists in the field of health care, for a tour of The Boston Home and a meeting with several of our residents. Health Coverage Fellows are selected from across the country each year, for nine days and nights of intensive training focused on pressing medical issues – from implementing health care reform and curbing costs, to breakthroughs in medical treatments and innovations in the delivery of care.