Easterseals Midwest News
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In the News
- Melanie Mills, Director of Autism Services, lists the top ten places that children with developmental disabilities can go to enjoy the summer. Visit FOX 2 to catch up on the details.
- Easterseals Midwest has launched a new program, LINK, in Kansas City to prepare individuals with autism for a successful entrance into the workplace. Watch FOX 4's story about this employment program.
- KFVS attended our Blue Light Ball in Cape Girardeau: "Inclusive dance kicks off Autism Awareness Month in Cape Girardeau." The Southeast Missourian visited and took beautiful pictures of this fun event.
- Fox 2 News interviewed Jeanne Marshall, Executive Vice President of Services and CPO, about the importance and value of early intervention for young children with autism.
- KSDK attended Easterseals Midwest's sensory-friendly family evening at the Missouri History Museum.
- Family Connections Events provide families time to relax, build relationships, and enjoy a fun day. Read the Southeast Missourian story about these fun activities in Cape Girardeau.
- Wendy Sullivan, Easterseals Midwest's CEO, draws attention to the critical issue of fair pay for nonprofit Direct Support Professionals in her Letter to the Editor of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
- Southeast Missourian joins Easterseals Midwest at a special sensory-friendly event at LeBounce in Cape Girardeau. View the photo gallery of the event.
- Town & Style honors Easterseals Midwest volunteer David Sanders with the Reaching Out Award, recognizing his important contributions to his community.
- Talk of the Town interviewed Jeanne Marshall, Executive Vice President of Services and CPO, about Easterseals Midwest's purpose, vision, and values.
- KRMS interviews Kent Schien, a board of director for Easterseals Midwest, about the Alan Frederick Schien Memorial Golf Tournament, a fundraiser for Easterseals Midwest in honor of his son, Alan.
- KSDK visits with Easterseals Midwest staff and program participants at our 7th annual Family Night at The Magic House.
- Easterseals Midwest hosts an open house for Missouri state and senate representatives at our Columbia office to learn how cuts to disability services will impact Missourians. KOMU interviews Wendy Sullivan, Easterseals Midwest's CEO.
- Wendy Sullivan, Easterseals Midwest's CEO, discusses the critical Medicaid services in a Letter to the Editor of The Kansas City Star.
- Kellie Houx, Southeast editor of the Courier-Tribune in Liberty, MO, interviews Greg Kramer, Easterseals Midwest Vice President of Business Development, about the 27th anniversary of The Americans with Disabilities Act and the services Easterseals provides.
- Jimmy Carr, a program participant in Easterseals Midwest's Community Connections program, lands a job. Read Jimmy's story in his interview with Kellie Houx, Southeast editor of the Courier-Tribune in Liberty, MO.
This partnership will provide job training opportunities for young adults with developmental disabilities. Read more
Cathy Brown joins as the organization’s new Vice President of Employment and Community Services. Read more
In celebration of Autism Awareness Month, Easterseals Midwest partnered with Valvoline Instant Oil Change℠ to raise awareness and support for children, teens, and adults with autism. Read more
The American Network of Community Options and Resources has recognized Rick Maclin of Easterseals Midwest as the 2017 Direct Support Professional of the Year for Missouri. Read more
On January 5, 2017, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon visited Easterseals Midwest as part of his final tour before leaving office. Read more
Easterseals Midwest, a nonprofit organization dedicated to making profound, positive differences in the lives of people with disabilities, is expanding its services to St. Joseph, Missouri. Read more
Charlie Owens, an 11-year-old St. Louisan and Easterseals Midwest client with autism, stars in an autism-focused episode of the Netflix series Mack & Moxy. Read more
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