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Bright Stars is February 25th

Join us at 7:00 p.m. at Capital One Hall on Saturday, February 25 for Bright Stars Night at the Circus presented by M&T Bank. Funds raised from this family-friendly event enable Easterseals DC MD VA to continue enriching lives and expanding opportunities for all children and adults in our communities, including people with disabilities and military backgrounds.

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Easterseals DC MD VA Early Head Start is closing the achievement gap for preschoolers from low-income families in the District of Columbia with the help of a $25,000 grant from the Richard E. and Nancy P. Marriott Foundation.
A teen kneels down to read a book to a small child.
Our Head Start & Early Head Start programs received a generous donation of popular children books from the LiTEArary Society recently. The brainchild of high school student Rania Zuri, the Society ensured every Head Start child received a book in time for the holidays.
James Bell, intake manager; Mallary Lass, Senior Outreach Manager; and Ta Shawn Couser, office manager, representing the Cohen Clinic at “Hockey Talks Mental Health” night.
During both intermissions, the arena featured info about the NHL’s “Hockey Talks Mental Health” initiative, designed to remove the stigma around #mentalhealth issues. Fans learned about various resources in the Washington, DC area, including the Cohen Clinic.

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Male Caregivers – Leading the Way at Easterseals

June 10, 2021

Chances are that if I ask you to picture a caregiver you’ll picture a woman. That’s not surprising –…

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Children with Autism Can Still Be Assessed During the Pandemic

April 13, 2021

This year we mark a unique Autism Awareness Month, with most of us having been isolated and socially…

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Being Great as We Celebrate the Legacy of Dr. King

January 18, 2021

In one of Dr. King’s final speeches, delivered two months before he was assassinated, he shared: “If…

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Easterseals Looking to 2021: A Letter from Our President & CEO

January 4, 2021

Dear Friend, The past year changed each of us. The challenges called us to question, to reevaluate, …

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Bright Stars Night at Disney on Ice Presented by M&T Bank Raised Over $319K for Easterseals

February 19, 2020

On February 13, Easterseals hosted our signature annual family event – Bright Stars Night at Disney …

Stories From Our Clients

James
James' Story

James began receiving child care at Easterseals when he was about 4 months old. His parents had noticed that his leg turned in slightly since birth; shortly before starting at Easterseals, it was discovered that James had a condition known as bilateral congenital pseudoarthrosis of the tibia.

Mikey
Mikey's Story

For most families, the birth of a child is a joyous occasion. For the Inzeo family, Mikey’s birth was a day of emotional struggle, and fear of the unknown. Mike (Mikey's father) was trying to do it all for his family, and was quickly burning out. He needed help, and Easterseals was there to help him.

Featured Programs

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Enroll at Our Child Development Centers

Easterseals Child Development Centers provide inclusive, high-quality services in a unique and developmentally appropriate environment for children under 5 years of age.

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Upcoming Virtual Events at the Cohen Clinic

We invite you to join us at our upcoming virtual workshops and classes for veterans, military families and caregivers!

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Easterseals Disability Staffing Network

The Easterseals Disability Staffing Network empowers people with disabilities to obtain integrated, competitive employment. Click below to learn more about how we are helping people with disabilities find jobs and thrive during the pandemic.

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