For 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.
December 6, 2019
The semester is almost over already! I’m still trying to process the fact that I’m gradu…
November 25, 2019
Happy Thanksgiving, 2019! It can be too easy to get down in the dumps this time of year. There’…
November 20, 2019
A little shout-out to my alma mater, University of Illinois. Yesterday morning my Seeing Eye dog Whi…
November 11, 2019
A Veteran’s Day story on NPR about service dogs and veterans caught my attention this morning.…
November 5, 2019
The conversation during a walk home in the sunshine with friends Saturday centered on Daylight Savin…
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.
Since Scott Rider was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, life has changed for him and his wife Kelly, who took on the role of caregiver. But thanks to careful planning and determination, they’re able to maintain many aspects of the life they love to live.Read More
Congratulations to all whose talent and support assured recognition of our 100th Anniversary Campaign by PR News, the industry leader for corporate and agency communications and PR influencers nationwide!Read More
We’re here for military caregivers each and every day. Our services include free military caregiving webinars, respite care, military caregiving training, and so much more. See our work in action.Read More