Support and Empowerment for Young Women with Disabilities

Thrive with Us!

The Easterseals Thrive program facilitates personal growth and empowerment for women with disabilities during life transitions. During these challenging periods, the most valuable sources of encouragement come from those who have experience. Letters to Thrive is just one Thrive platform for adults to connect with younger women by sharing their personal stories, from their first heartbreaks and first loves, to first jobs.

We’re here to promote the importance of community and disability pride through outreach. This is your home base to follow our current events, get advice, connect with our active social media-based supports and more!

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What is Thrive All About?
Go deeper into our mission to uplift, empower, support, and share with one another.

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Activities

Thrive Book Club
Every month, we feature authors with disabilities in fiction and nonfiction, and across all genres. Visit our club hub to learn more!

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Events

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See how you can join in Thrive's latest twitter chats, media events, campaigns, and more! And if you miss anything, don't worry - all the recaps are found right here.

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Thrive Highlights and Resources

Easterseals Thrive seeks to empower young women with disabilities through the sharing of ideas and stories across online social networks. There are many ways to participate in Thrive, from our "Letters to Thrive" campaign, to our active communities on Twitter and Facebook. See what others are saying, and join in on the conversation!

Quotes from Thrive participants:

“I wanted to express how important I think this is . . . It helps both individuals grow and help one another. Thank you for all you do!”

“What a great community! I love the Twitter chats!”

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Don't Label Me "Undateable"

Read about Erin's journey toward love as a woman with a disability!

"People told me I would never find love, and no romantic partner would accept everything that comes along with my disability. I refused to believe them, and it worked – just ask my boyfriend."

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