In collaboration with March of Dimes, the Black Women’s Health Imperative, and the American Diabetes Association, Easterseals is calling on the Biden Administration “to prioritize solutions to remedy persistent health care inequities within the Black community that have only worsened during the pandemic.” This open letter was signed by four African-American nonprofit CEOs committed to health equity for all and will be featured in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Politico and the Hill.Read 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.
February 11, 2021
Every winter here in Chicago, I find myself questioning why it is that when snow plows clear passage…
February 4, 2021
I am pleased to introduce Crom Saunders as our guest blogger today. A theatre interpreter and Americ…
January 27, 2021
Among the many changes the new administration made in its first week was to make a commitment to ens…
January 15, 2021
As we remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the vital work he did and continues to do through his …
January 14, 2021
Louis Braille was born on January 4, 1809. His birthday is now annually recognized as World Braille …
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.
Transformational gift will allow 22 Easterseals Affiliates and National Office to heighten services delivery and advocacy for the one in four Americans living with disability today as the organization enters its second century of service.Read More
Almost 100 years after the Civil Rights Movement, African Americans and other minorities – including people with disabilities – are still facing inequities. That is why we’ve established the Black Child Fund — to help end racial disparities in healthcare, childcare, and education faced by Black children early and throughout life.Read More
If you're looking to take charge of your finance and housing goals in 2021, take a look at these resources and webinars - for military families and families living with disability.Read More