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Stories of Hope

A 'One-of-a-Kind Kid'

Auburn Smith Easter Seals 2013 Youth Representative Auburn Smith is a nationally-ranked tennis player and aspiring musician who loves to travel. This active high school sophomore doesn’t let a disability get in her way.
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Act of Kindness Leads to Inspiring Reunion

Learn more about this inspiring reunion Retired Navy Lt. Cmdr. Kimberly Mitchell was reunited with the former Vietnamese Marine 2nd Lt. who rescued her from the Vietnam streets 40 years ago. Mitchell now serves by helping veterans and military families in her role as president of Dixon Center at Easter Seals.
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Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts Easterseals Academy started a special-needs Girl Scout troop! The 14 scouts of Troop 25226 meet once a month and have learned the Girl Scout promise and handshake. Girl Scouts helps girls build courage, confidence, and character. Troop 25226 just had their first successful cookie sale in March! The girls are looking forward to earning badges, field trips, and having fun!
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Hollywood supports Autism and Easter Seals Metropolitan Chicago

woman in the middle of two men in tuxedos Learn more about students Dylan and Ronnie and their trip to Hollywood's red carpet.
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Is Your Child Under Age 5? Take the Developmental Milestones Screening

mom huggin two sons with text is your child developing on time? Children develop skills, or "milestones," at their own pace. How is your child or grandchild doing? You only need 10-20 minutes to check with the Ages & Stages Questionnaires® online screening. Your results will help you see if your child's developmental progress is on time and alert you to any concerns that you can talk over with your health care provider.
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Learn more about TJ and our Head Start/Early Head Start Program

school bus behind flowers TJ is an Ambassador for our Head Start/Early Head Start Program. Read the success stories of TJ and our other Ambassadors.
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Meet our President & CEO

Tim Muri Get to know Tim Muri, the President and CEO of Easterseals serving Chicagoland and Rockford. Find out how he is uniquely positioned to advance our mission.
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Our Autism Services

boy on swing Easter Seals programs across the country provide a wide variety of interventions that help individuals of all abilities, including those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Easter Seals currently has a combination of services specifically targeting individuals with the diagnosis of ASD as well as other services that include individuals with ASD among their service recipients.
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Our Miltary & Veterans Services

Service member and significant other embracing As the largest provider of disability-related services, Easter Seals offers military and veterans systems of care with viable options to support and augment current reintegration efforts.
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Take a Step in Making a Difference in Your Community

Walk With Me group Easter Seals Walk With Me is an event to raise awareness and support for families living with disabilities! Join hundreds of passionate people in your community for a day full of entertainment, fun and, of course, our signature walk! Every walk event is different -- your walk could be at a local school or at the aquarium. But every walk is a lifeline of funds that enables your local Easter Seals to continue providing vital services and support to people with disabilities and their families.
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The Modern Classic

Fabio Winning Celebrated chefs create their classic dish with a modern twist You vote for The Modern Classic
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The Modern Classic

Chefs Save the date for The Modern Classic on Wednesday, the 24th of August. Celebrated chefs create their classic dish with a modern twist. You vote for The Modern Classic.
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