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Save TAP
The Autism Program (TAP) at Easter Seals Metropolitan Chicago will reinstate limited services at our Chicago and Rockford TAP Service Centers until June 30, 2015. Your action is urgently needed to advocate for fiscal year 2016 funding.
Early Intervention
The proposed FY 2016 budget would cut $23 million from EI. The Administration is proposing to increase the level of a developmental delay from 30% to 50%, which would deny access to EI for thousands of children in Illinois. Easter Seals operates two EI programs in Chicagoland.
Dental Program
The proposed FY 2016 budget presented to the Illinois General Assembly would eliminate the Dental Program at Easter Seals Metropolitan Chicago. Since 1965, the Dental Program has provided a comprehensive array of dental care services for people with developmental disabilities.
Child Care Assistance Program
Urge the Governor and the General Assembly to work together for a long-term solution to fully fund CCAP for 160,000 children in working families in Illinois. Easter Seals Metropolitan Chicago operates two Child Development Centers and supports 19 private childcare centers.
Camp FRIENDship
Camp FRIENDship focuses on helping children with developmental disabilities acquire social skills within a positive, fun, and safe learning environment. Camp FRIENDship is the week of June 22-26, 2015. Scholarships available, inquire for details.

Golf Classic

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Support the children and families of Easter Seals Metropolitan Chicago while enjoying a best-in-class golf experience at our 34th Annual Golf Classic in Grand Geneva Resort and Spa on Friday, June 19, 2015.


Help Enzo Build A School

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The D'Argento and DeFrenza Families are serving up a top notch evening at Vince's Italian Restaurant. Join us for delicous dinner, cocktails and a fantastic auction on Tuesday, April 28, 2015.


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