Before COVID-19, people with disabilities were already at a disadvantage. While it is no surprise, 2020 was a difficult year for virtually every American. But for the 61 million people living with disabilities in our country, there is no doubt that they have been hit disproportionately hard by the crisis.Learn More
For more than 100 years, Easterseals has served as an indispensable resource for individuals with disabilities, veterans, seniors and their families.
Together, our 68 affiliates in communities nationwide serve 1.5 million people through high-quality programs including autism services, early intervention, workforce development, adult day care and more.
May 7, 2021
We are excited to have Rachelle Chapman share thoughts about being a mom ahead of Mother’s Day…
May 6, 2021
Happy Mother’s Day to all of us with children who have disabilities! We celebrated early — my husban…
April 20, 2021
I just got word that the U.S. Department of Justice has moved to intervene in a disability discrimin…
April 12, 2021
My boyfriend Juan lives in Houston. I live in the suburbs of Chicago. He came to visit me last fall,…
April 1, 2021
Anja Herrman’s well-written guest post about disability and empowerment was so, well, powerful that …
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.
Born with autism, Connor is bright, funny, warm, loving and energetic.
After years of being misdiagnosed, Abby was diagnosed with autism. Since then, Abby has been making amazing social strides, even leading a campaign to stop bullying.
We established the Easterseals Black Child Fund to help end racial disparities in healthcare, childcare, and education faced by Black children early and throughout life. In the wake of COVID-19, these inequities are exacerbated.Read More
Our CEO Angela F. Williams discusses the American Rescue Plan stimulus bill and how it impacts people with disabilities.Read More
Whether you’re facing job loss, reduced income, illness or other issues that impact your ability to make your monthly mortgage payment, our partners at Freddie Mac are offering resources to help get you through these challenging times.Read More