Kids. Therapy. Progress. These three words define our passion. At Easterseals we know that early identification of developmental delays in children, and therapeutic intervention to support development, make a big difference! Our dedicated team of physicians, therapists and staff help children and families reach new milestones each and every day. We provide a wide variety of services, supports and community education designed to promote progress. Therapy at Easterseals is provided by credentialed and licensed therapists who specialize in pediatric services. Therapists are credentialed and enrolled as providers for Early Intervention and major insurance companies.
Rise & Shine Yoga - Peoria - Pediatric yoga group for all children (developmental age 4-10 years old) that promotes and supports motor planning, strength, and flexibilty.
Heart to Hands Infant Massage - Peoria - Infant massage is an evidence-based, simple practice of puposeful touch bringing immediate and lasting results, creating intimacy between parent and baby.
Birth to 5 Developmental Screening - Peoria, Bloomington - Offers a brief snapshot of overall development to identify potential delays.
Toddler Talk - Peoria, Bloomington - An integrated language group, for children ages 18 to 32 months, that focuses on the importance of parent-child interactions for early learning and development.
Developmental Therapy - Peoria, Bloomington - Evaluations and ongoing therapy for children ages birth to three who are referred by Early Intervention.
Early Intervention Services - Peoria, Bloomington - Easter Seals is the largest single provider of Early Intervention services in downstate Illinois.
Autism Spectrum Disorder Services - Peoria, Bloomington - The Autism Program provides high-quality, comprehensive services for children and their families.
Physical Therapy - Peoria, Bloomington - Ongoing therapy to enhance and restore function and mobility to individuals with neurological, developmental or orthopedic disabilities, and encourage independence at home, school, work, and in the community.
Occupational Therapy - Peoria, Bloomington - Ongoing therapy to assist in the improvement of fine motor, self-help, sensory processing, visual-motor, motor planning, play and independent living skills.
Speech-Language Therapy - Peoria, Bloomington - Ongoing therapy to enhance receptive language, expressive communication, articulation, phonology, voice, fluency, social skills/pragmatic, motor speech disorders, language processing, feeding oral-motor skills, executive functioning skills, augmentative-alternative communication.
Feeding Therapy - Peoria, Bloomington- Feeding Therapy benefits children and families who are struggling with successful mealtimes and/or nutritional concerns. When feeding difficulties are present, children may experience gagging, poor weight gain, refusal of foods, chewing difficulty, swallowing difficulty, spitting up after feedings, and often mealtime tantrums.
Aquatic Therapy - Peoria - A variety of swim classes to allow individuals to move more easily, and is therapeutic for certain medical conditions.
Individual & Family Counseling - Peoria - Counseling services for children and families with disabilities or special needs.
BrainPaint - Peoria - Evidence-based neurofeedback system to help the brain function more efficiently.
Ray & Kathy LaHood Center for Cerebral Palsy - Peoria - Provides a full range of diagnostic and treatment services for children with cerebral palsy and their families.
Learning Academy - Germantown Hills - Non-public private school serving students ages 3 to 21 years with a primary educational diagnosis of autism, intellectual disability, or other health impairment.
Child and Family Connections Office #14 - West Peoria - Regional intake agency for children birth to age 3 and their families to enter the Illinois Early Intervention System. Early Intervention-credentialed Service Coordinators work with families to develop an Individualized Family Service Plan and select service providers to meet the individualized needs of their child. Office #14 serves families living in Henry, Peoria, Stark, Tazewell, and Woodford counties.
Child and Family Connections Office #16 - Champaign - Regional intake agency for children birth to age 3 and their families to enter the Illinois Early Intervention System. Early Intervention-credentialed Service Coordinators work with families to develop an Individualized Family Service Plan and select service providers to meet the individualized needs of their child. Office #16 serves families living in Champaign, Ford, Iroquois, Livingston, McLean, and Vermilion counties.
All treatment and intervention services are based on focused, functional outcomes, or clear statements about skills and activities that reflect the changes that you and your child want to see as a result of therapy. Functional outcomes are designed to maximize your child's practical skills such as movement, eating, communicating, getting dressed, interacting with others, or joining in family and community activites. Functional outcomes provide a clear focus and direction for all our interventions.