Easterseals is excited to announce the launch of the book series UNDERSTANDING DISABILITY, a Easterseals and Cherry Lake Publishing partnership. UNDERSTANDING DISABILITY is an exploration of disability in a series of children's books authored by writers with disabilities, a conversational tool that can be utilized by parents and teachers. Get your copies today!Learn More
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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Every July since 1990 when the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed into law, I’ve felt …
July 27, 2022
My Disability Pride month story starts with the truth – I wasn’t always so proud. 15 years ago, lyin…
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We are happy to introduce a guest blogger today – Grace W. Dow. Grace is an advocate and a wri…
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.
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.
Congress unveiled the latest reconciliation package titled the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. The $740 billion package would raise corporate taxes, enable HHS to negotiate on certain prescription drugs, and support climate change programs, but does not include funding for home and community-based services (HCBS). Funding for HCBS is fundamental to expanding access to critical services for seniors and individuals with disabilities.Read More
The Americans with Disabilities Act and Fair Housing Act both ensure protections for people with disabilities that you may not know about. Alongside our partners at Freddie Mac, we’ve compiled a list of facts that are most overlooked.Read More
Easterseals had a candid conversation with disability advocates about what disability pride means to them in celebration of the 32nd Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Learn how disability pride might contribute to the emergence of a more inclusive society.Read More