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Easter Seals provides exceptional services, education, outreach, and advocacy so that people living with autism and other disabilities can live, learn, work and play in our communities. Easter Seals has been helping individuals with disabilities and special needs, and their families, live better lives for more than 90 years. From child development centers to physical rehabilitation and job training for people with disabilities, Easter Seals offers a variety of services to help people with disabilities address life's challenges and achieve personal goals.

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Auburn Smith

Easter Seals 2013 Youth Representative Auburn Smith is a nationally-ranked tennis player and aspiring musician who loves to travel. This active high school sophomore doesn’t let a disability get in her way.

Latest news

Avril Lavigne Announces Second Annual Camp S.T.A.R.S. Summer Camp Scholarship Program for Kids with Disabilities

The Avril Lavigne Foundation and Easter Seals announced that the CAMP S.T.A.R.S. program, designed to give children with disabilities the chance to attend summer camp, will continue for a second year. Read more

Easter Seals Honors the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

Easter Seals honored the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation with the 2014 Leadership Award during its recent Advocacy Summit Awards Dinner held in Washington, D.C. Read more

Easter Seals’ Statement on U.S. Senate Approval of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

Easter Seals Senior Vice President for Government Relations, Katy Beh Neas, today issued the following statement on the U.S. Senate’s approval (95-3) of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (H.R. 803), legislation to update America’s workforce and job training system, including employment programs to help individuals with disabilities enter or reenter the workforce. Read more

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