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Mayor's Commission for Persons with Disabilities

The Commission facilitates full and equal participation in all aspects of life by persons with disabilities in the City of Boston. They strive to reduce architectural, procedural, attitudinal, and communication barriers that affect persons with disabilities. 

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    Free Abilities Expo September 16-18

    Attend the free Abilities Expo at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center from September 16-18! The event features product and service demonstrations, activities such as sports and dance, and workshops featuring experts on travel, home modification, and so much more. The Boston Mayor's Commision for Persons with Disabilities will be there all three days.

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  • Disability Reframed: Community Film Series

    Ongoing free film series presented by the Boston Mayor’s Commission for Persons with Disabilities & the Cambridge Commission for Persons with Disabilities. The public is welcome to join the community for free showings of movies and documentaries on a variety of disability related topics. Showings are followed by a group discussion.

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  • Ready Boston

    By starting with common sense measures, people with disabilities and their caregivers can begin now to prepare for an emergency before it happens.

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Videos & Multimedia »

  • Americans with Disabilities Act Day 2016
    Mayor Walsh offers remarks at the 2016 ADA Day ceremony, held on City Hall Plaza. The event celebrates the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which was passed in 1990. Notable city improvements for citizens with disabilities include an ADA compliant pathway from Government Center to the front door of City Hall and new, more accessible MBTA buses.Watch Video »
  • Community Forum on Disability Issues
    Disability Commissioner Kristen McCosh and members of the Disability Commission Advisory Board listen to questions and concerns regarding disability issues in the City of Boston at this community forum.Watch Video »
  • Disability Commission Advisory Board Meeting 5-26-16
    Disability Commission Advisory Board Meeting 5-26-16Watch Video »