Two-year-old Davian, who has Down Syndrome, is becoming more independent thanks to the hard work of staff at Dorothy Spainhour Child Development Center. He is feeding himself, following directions and interacting with classmates!
Easterseals UCP works side-by-side with adults and children who are managing disabilities and mental health challenges. We serve as a nurse, a therapist, a social worker, a job counselor, a teacher, a psychologist, a caregiver and a compassionate friend all rolled into one. Our purpose is to help neighbors in need achieve better days and live their best possible life.
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Adults with mental illness are learning new skills and getting jobs. The staff at the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) staff presented their second round of S.T.A.R. Awards this month. (S.T.A.R. stands for Skill, Talent, Achievement and Recognition) Way to Go!
North Carolina has the second highest prevalence rate in the U.S., that's 1 in 58 children in NC has autism. Easterseals UCP is helping children and adults with autism manage skills and behaviors through in-home and center therapy services. Learn more...
Easterseals UCP makes it easy to become a foster parent with training, support, online inquiry form and financial reimbursement. The Easterseals UCP Treatment Foster Care program has proven successes. Open your heart and your home to a child in need today.
Thank you for shopping at A.C. Moore Arts and Crafts stores last month and donating $1 to Make the First Five Count® initiative, an Easterseals UCP program. Congratulations to North Carolina and Virginia stores for supporting child development.