An Open Letter on Gun Violence from Easterseals President and CEO Kendra E. Davenport
Our President and CEO Kendra Davenport on the impact of gun violence on mental health, and the need for community engagement when faced with collective trauma.Learn More
Easterseals Launches New PSA Series
Easterseals employs an inclusive cast and crew led by people with disabilities for a ground-breaking national awareness campaign. The PSA series highlights how Easterseals is expanding local access to healthcare, education, and employment for people with disabilities, families, and communities across the country. Watch the full series here.
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Stories of Impact
Born with Spina Bifida and clubfoot, Auburn Smith became a nationally-ranked tennis player and aspiring musician.
Marti Clark has a history of exceeding people’s expectations. As a former Easterseals child representative, Marti grew up to accomplish her goals with her therapists and teachers over the years helping through transitional times in Marti’s life.
Cicero is “the life of the party” at Easterseals, where he attends an adult day program twice a week and enjoys socializing, dancing and therapeutic activities.
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News and Programs
Mental Health During a Crisis
Recent events, including senseless violence in schools and communities, have caused the nation to grieve. During difficult times, it is important to assess your mental health. The Easterseals Network has curated these resources to help parents and adults respond to mass crisis.Read More
Facebook Live: Is Your Money Mindset Holding You Back?
We chatted with Freddie Mac about some ‘money mindset’ myths, and how people with disabilities, veterans, caregivers and their families can lay a solid foundation in order to grow their wealth. Watch the recording below.Read More
Education Week and Easterseals Discuss Health and Education Equity
Easterseals and Education Week hosted a candid conversation on health and education equity, and the disparities amongst young children of color. Watch the recording below.Read More