Resources for Voters:

Are you a first time voter?  Is transportation an issue for you?  Do you have anxiety because you don’t know what to expect at the polls?  We can help.  Below are organizations who are committed to assisting anyone with disabilities to vote.   Or send REV UP an message via our Contact Page.

Helpful Organizations

The organizations listed have committed to turning anyone with a disability into a successful voter. Success means registered, educated, and voting!

Autistic Self Advocacy Network New England
Finn Gardiner:

Boston Center for Independent Living
Bill Henning: 617-338-6665

Center for Living and Working
Mike Kennedy: 508-798-0350

Disability Law Center
Amanda Gasparonis: 617-723-8455

Disability Policy Consortium
John Winske 617-542-3822

Easter Seals of Massachusetts
Joe Bellil: 800-244-2756

Independence Associates
Steve Higgins: 508-583-2166
Manel Desvallons: 508-583-2166

Mass Advocates Standing Strong
Marie D’Aoust: 617-624-7549

MA Developmental Disabilities Council
Dan Shannon: 617-770-7676

MA Down Syndrome Congress (MDSC)
Colleen Endres: 781-221-0024

MA State Association of the Deaf

MetroWest Center for Independent Living
David Correia: 508-875-7853

Northeast Independent Living Program
Jim Lyons: 978-687-4288

Perkins School
Kim Charlson: 617-924-3434

Jennifer Lee: 800-804-1899

Helpful Resources

This checklist is used to evaluate polling places.  This information can also help voters understand exactly what local election officials are required to provide for accessibility:  ADA Checklist for Polling places.

Federal Election Assistance Commission – Resources for Voters with Disabilities