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Children's Services

Speech-Language Services

At Easterseals Northern Ohio, our speech-language pathologists provide high-quality speech and language services to ensure that all children reach their highest potential.  We provide services that promote effective communication for children of all abilities.

Summer Camp and Camperships

At Easterseals, we believe that friendship, fun and play pave the way for a full life.  We are proud to support opportunities for children and adults with disabilities to experience summer camp settings specifically designed to accommodate their individual needs.  We host several summer day camps throughout northern Ohio allowing campers to meet new friends, develop new skills and have fun.

Easterseals recognizes that although camp is a wonderful experience, it might not be accessible to everyone due to cost, location, and/o0r special needs.  Our Campership Program provides financial assistance to people with disabilities so they can choose the camp that is best suited to meet their needs.  Camps can be either day or residential.

Kids Are Riding Safe (KARS) and Special Kids Are Riding Safe (Special KARS)

Endorsed by the Academy of Pediatrics, Easterseals Kids Are Riding Safe (KARS) program is a community-based child passenger safety program that helps prevent disabilities and injuries by ensuring that infants and children are transported safely in approved car seats.  For a small donation, we offer standard car seats for income-eligible families in Sandusky County.  Families must complete an education program that focuses on the installation and use of car seats before receiving the car seat.

Special KARS is available to help families with children who cannot be secured in a conventional car seat because of size, injury, or disabilities.  Car seats and restraints are available for children who weight at least 3 lbs., who have leg or full-body casts, who need additional support for the head or trunk, or who have a high activity level and cannot stay in a conventional seat.

Information and Referral

Easterseals Information and Referral Services help individuals of all abilities, their friends and their families connect to Easter seals programs as well as other community resources.

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