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Stories of Success

These stories are examples of how some of the exceptional people we support are living active, full and independent lives in communities throughout Southern California.

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Adult Day Services

George Visits the Beach

Adult Day Services Spotlight George at the Beach In his entire life George had never been to the beach, until Easterseals took him.
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Rosalind's Successful Journey to Independence

Adult Day Services_Rosalind_Spotlight Image Determination and an independent spirit lead Rosalind to the ability to live, learn and work in her community.
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Autism Therapy Services

Adam's Autism Journey

Photo of Adam and his parents Adam has come a long way from when he was first diagnosed on the autism spectrum when he was three.
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Craig Conquers Behavioral Issues With Help From Easterseals Autism Therapy Services

Photo of autism therapy services graduate Craig. After years of challenges, now-14-year-old Craig is a happy, well-adjusted young man.
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Gavin Makes Tremendous Progress Thanks To Easterseals Physical Therapy Service

Spotlight_Gavin and his Mom Maggie When Gavin was diagnosed with gross motor delay by his pediatrician, his mother Maggie sought help from Easterseals and was glad she did.
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Bob Hope Veterans Support Program

Bob Hope Veterans Support Program Helps Jonathan Explore a New Career Field

Photo of Bob Hope Veterans Support Program client Jonathan As his college graduation approached, Navy veteran Jonathan began to question his future. He was referred to our Bob Hope Veterans Support Program to help with his crucial career decision.
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Bob Hope Veterans Support Program Renews Desma's Confidence

Bob Hope Veterans Client Desma Spotlight Image Exiting the Navy after 14 and a half years without a degree, Desma needed a boost in confidence and skills to find a civilian job.
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Camp

Campers and Volunteers Gather for 43rd Year of Easterseals Camp

Camper Pilots a speed boat on the lake at camp A place to forge lifelong friendships, experience things for the first time, participate in fun-filled activities and achieve personal milestones, Easterseals Camp just marked its 43rd year at Camp Oakes in Big Bear.
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Children Services

Francisco Has Made Tremendous Strides Thanks to Easterseals Children's Services

Photo of Francisco from Childrens Services When Francisco was a baby his mother Josefina noticed that he had physical and verbal developmental delays.
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Jayden and Mila Thrive with Support from Our Children’s Services

Photo of the HIcks Family The Early Head Start Services Jayden and Mila have been receiving has given them social, emotional and education skills to prepare them for kindergarten and beyond,
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Living Options

A Bigger Home Means a Better Life for Matt

Living Options Client Matt D Cooking in the Kitchen Moving into an Easterseals residence that provided more room to move around in his wheelchair became a game-changer for Matt.
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Easterseals Welcomes Four Housemates to Their New Home In Pasadena

Photo of Pasadena House resident Anthony The house was specifically established for individuals requiring specialized medical care.
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Senior Day Services

Mary and Her Family Find the Unexpected With Easterseals Senior Day Services

Photo of Mary Gordon Learn how Easterseals helped make a 1,800 mile relocation much easier than expected for Mary and her family.
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WorkFirst Employment Services

WorkFirst Employment Services Helped Liz Discover Jobs That Fit Her Skills and Interests

Photo of Liz at her sportswriter job Liz wanted a job that allowed her to use her talents as a writer and her passion for sports and for film. Workfirst Employment Services was happy to play matchmaker.
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Thomas Advanced in His Job thanks to Easterseals WorkFirst Employment Services

Workfirst Spotlight Photo of Thomas Miller Thanks to his WorkFirst vocational specialist and the HR team at Legoland, Thomas was able to move up into a higher paying role as a cashier.
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Past Success Stories

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