Children and adults with disabilities and special needs find highest-quality services designed to meet their individual needs when they come to Easterseals. Teams of therapists, teachers and other health professionals help each person overcome obstacles to independence and reach his or her personal goals. Easterseals also includes families as active members of any therapy program, and offers the support families need.
Outpatient Pediatrics: Promoting Independence and Quality of Life
Whether through a birth condition, injury or illness, or because of functional limitations experienced in aging, Easterseals medical rehabilitation services -- including physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-hearing therapy and early intervention -- are the first step toward helping people with disabilities gain greater independence.
Child Care: Providing a Learning Environment for Children and Peace of Mind for Parents
Meeting a growing need for high-quality child care for more than 20 million young children and their working parents, Easterseals offers child care for children ages 6 weeks to 4 years. Young children are welcomed to a unique environment where children of all abilities learn together. To learn more about our Childcare at Easterseals Joliet, look here.
Adult Day Programs: Anticipating the Needs of Adults with Disabilities and Older Adults
Extending Easterseals' medical rehabilitation expertise, Easterseals adult day services meet daytime needs of adults with disabilities and older adults while promoting their dignity and independence. Easterseals partners with families to ensure a continuation of their high-standards of care.
Camping and Recreation: Having Fun, Making Friends, Mastering Skills, Expanding Independence
Camp is about all the things children and adults can do -- play basketball, canoe, sing, eat s'mores and more. Easterseals camping programs provide a safe, barrier-free environment for children and adults to experience all aspects of camp without usual limitations.
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Outcomes for Consumers Served - 2016
Easterseals is an enduring resource, providing exceptional services, offering help and hope to today’s families confronting disabilities. Services are provided at designated Easterseals locations, family homes, community, and school sites. More than 3,287 individuals from 82 communities throughout the Region are directly served on an annual basis with countless others benefiting from the work of Easterseals.