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Stories of Hope

Easter Seals is the region's leading provider of services and support for children and adults living with disabilities. Our clients' stories offer insight into the type of services provided by Easter Seals -- and provide inspiration for individuals and families that people living with disabilities can and do lead meaningful lives.

Izzy is making strides receiving children’s therapy services at Easter Seals.

Izzy is Making Strides!

Learning your child has a disability can be scary, but Easter Seals therapists can ease the minds of parents like Cyndi whose daughter Izzy receives children’s therapy services. Cyndi says, “Easter Seals took a one-year-old who couldn’t do anything for herself and gave her independence. She has made significant strides with Easter Seals.”

Read Izzy's story. (.pdf)

Camp Fairlee: Making Campers Feel Like Family

Each camper that attends Easter Seals Camp Fairlee becomes a part of the Fairlee family, but some members have been a part of the family for a lot longer. Jamal, who has Cerebral Palsy and uses a wheelchair, looks forward to coming to camp each year and has been coming for 26 years. 

Read Jamal's story. (.pdf)

Ryan Has A Winning Smile - and Attitude To Boot! 

Despite having experienced spinal cord injuries that have resulted in quadriplegia, Ryan is a shining example of positivity bringing light to all he comes across at Easter Seals where he attends the day program for adults with disabilities.

Read Ryan's story. (.pdf)

Jennifer is a Part of the Team!

Jennifer is a valued employee at Casapulla’s South in Rehoboth Beach where she works as part of Easter Seals Supported Employment services. As her boss, Mike, says, “It’s Jennifer’s cheerful personality that wins customers over and keeps them coming back!” Supported Employment makes it possible for adults with intellectual disabilities, including autism, to get the job training and coaching needed to find meaningful work.

Read Jennifer's story. (.pdf)

Frank is Safe and Comfortable at Home. 

Growing older can be scary, but navigating the path alone can cause even more trepidation. Easter Seals In-Home Services provides assistance to the elderly, persons with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease and persons with disabilities who need support to remain in their homes. 

Read Frank's story. (.pdf)

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