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Scheduled lessons and ShopTalks are just the beginning - see the Calendar link above. Any topic, any time: just request a one-to-one appointment, in person or remotely.

Check out our self-study materials on Pinterest, YouTube and in our blog posts using the Self-Study link above.

Meet our SDM trainers

Executive Director

SDM Associate

SDM Associate

SDM Associate

SDM Associate

SDM Associate

SDM Associate

Former Staff

Former Staff

Read our latest blog posts

Have You Wondered How SDM Began?

SDM Foundation opened their doors in 2016. Have you wondered how SDM began and who Stuart McIntosh is? Read on to learn more!

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How to Save Text Messages on an Android Device

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Dementia friendly teaching methods are simply best practices in teaching to people of all abilities. Now we say “dementia friendly teaching is everyone friendly teaching”.

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How to Get Started With LinkedIn and be Ready to Job Hunt

Whether you are currently job hunting or not, getting started with LinkedIn will help you be ready when you need it.

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How to Use Social Media Securely

Social media, by its nature, is not very privacy friendly. Learn how to use social media securely so that you can stay in touch safely.

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When is a Google App Specific Password Needed?

If Google has blocked an app from accessing your Gmail account because they consider the app insecure, a Google app specific password may be needed. Read on to learn more.

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What does Google’s Privacy Label Tell Us?

What does Google’s Privacy Label tell us? Google is tracking a lot of information about us! We should all care about this.

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How to Attend an SDM Lesson using GoTo

Zoom is a well known application that can be used for video lessons. Now, we would like you to learn how to attend an SDM Lesson using GoTo.

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How to Understand Apple’s Privacy Labels for Apps

Have you wondered about Apple’s Privacy Labels for Apps? Every app in the App Store must list the data it collects from the user.

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"A warm welcoming environment.  I’ll definitely be back!"

"This is a great resource!"

"That was fantastic!"

"You seem to be doing everything right."

You really released my anxiety!

"I like the opportunity to have on-going questions that arise answered as my knowledge base increases."

"I'm very excited that SDM is in town."

Meeting you made my day. I was thrilled to be here. Thank you for this incredible service. I am truly "grateful."

"Great experience!"

"My associate is a superb teacher with much patience and thoughtfulness of my many disabilities."

"Thank you for what you do. You make computer life much easier."

"I couldn't have done it without you!"

"Came in to fix an email problem.  They were able to correct the problem.  I have had others try, including the Geek Squad, and each thought they made the correction.  They had not."

"Prompt, pleasant, helpful."

"My sister raved about the help she received."

"I am very thankful that you are so handy in downtown Melrose.  I’ve been looking for such a place forever so I don’t have to be bothering family and friends."

"You employee is efficient, patient and knowledgeable."

"SDM is very helpful and I am so appreciative of the work you do with our community!"

"This is great!"

"Your employee was terrific! Clear, concise and well-informed!"

"That was a great program! Thanks. My daughter was even showing her younger brother what they did."

"I feel much more confident."

"The employee made me feel that no question was too basic."

"I rate my service there a 10!"

SDM is a gift to the community!

"You're all A+."

"Enjoyed the relaxed, comfortable atmosphere."

"You saved the day!"

"Thanks for all that you do!"

"I love to come here! It's such a happy place!"

"I live in Senior Citizen housing and I’m spreading the news of how great you are!"

We are so lucky!!

"Great service for people who need advice and to learn their way around the systems."

"Thank you for what you do. You make computer life much easier."

"I couldn't have done it without you!"

"What a wonderful resource!"

"Wonderful staff!"

"Great service!"

"Great, as always!"

"I am so happy you are here!"

"You have all the knowledge I would need."

"Sometimes you're just so brilliant"

Thank you! I hope not to see you again soon!

You are changing people's lives!

"A 'user-friendly' business that is free to the public - couldn't be better!"

"I think your service is needed and great for the community."

"Such a welcoming, relaxed pace. Thank you for everything!"


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CALL US at 781.606.2621, EMAIL, OR VISIT US

SDM Foundation
406 Main Street | Melrose, MA 02176 | 781.606.2621

(Directions to our shop)



Monday through Saturday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm;

Sunday: Closed

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