Easter Seals Peoria-Bloomington is accredited by CARF International in the areas of Outpatient Medical Rehabiliation Pediatric Specialty Programs and Behavioral Services and Supports for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. For over 30 years, Easter Seals has earned the highest level of accreditation through the international accrediting body for its pediatric specialty programs, and in 2013 received accreditation for autism services, making us the first CARF accredited autism program in central Illinois. The accreditation period is three years.
This accreditation decision represents the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to an organization and shows the organization's substantial conformance to the CARF standards. An organization receiving a Three-Year Accreditation has been through a rigorous process and site visit, demonstrating its commitment to offering programs and services that are meaurable, accountable, and of the highest quality.
Easter Seals provides exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities and their families have equal opportunity to live, learn, work and play in their communities. We are committed to providing qualtiy therapy services and family support. CARF accreditation underscores our commitment to children and their families in the communities we serve.
CARF is an independent, nonprofit accrediting body whose mission is to promote the quality, value, and optimal outcomes of services through a consultative accreditation process that centers on enhancing the lives of the persons served. Founded in 1966 as the Commisstion on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, and now known as CARF International, the accrediting body establishes consumer-focused standards to help organizations measure and improve the quality of their programs snd services.