At the start of 2015, Karen shared a small room in a nursing home with only a curtain for privacy. She didn’t have the freedom to go out into the community, and mostly stayed inside. She was overweight, on oxygen 24 hours a day, and experiencing seizures. Read Karen's full story.
Like many young adults, Trevor is just starting his career, and it's going great so far. He has a full-time job, with benefits, and he earns well over minimum wage as a fulfillment clerk. Read Trevor's full story.
When Johnny first began services with Easterseals Midwest two years ago, he needed constant supervision. He had frequent outbursts and didn’t respect personal boundaries. Read Johnny's full story.
Lorri and Kurt were referred to Easterseals Midwest when Ciara was first diagnosed with autism. When Lorri and Kurt began In-Home Parent Training, Ciara was virtually nonverbal. Read Ciara's full story.