HOME AND COMMUNITY SERVICES
Easter Seals Home and Community Services are dedicated to helping children, adults and seniors with disabilities live life to the fullest. Easter Seals therapists are focused on providing a complete therapeutic solution for children and adults with disabilities and their families. The Easter Seals Home and Community Services Program is designed to increase independence, function, and productivity of persons with disabilities of all ages through direct service and support/training.
Services for children:
Easter Seals provides individualized occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech/language therapy and specialized instruction for children six weeks - three years of age to children attending The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Inter-Generational Center in Washington, D.C. Our center follows an inclusive model in which classes are a combination of children with and without special needs and therapy is incorporated into the classroom. For more information, please contact therapy director, Jill Chimka, by phone at 202.387.4434 ext. 103 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Maryland Assessable Telecommunications (MAT):
Easter Seals Serving DC | MD | VA offers the Maryland Assessable Telecommunications Program in partnership with the state of Maryland. The program assists individuals with cognitive, speech, hearing or vision disabilities gain access to modified telephones, such as an amplified or caption.
A participant must first meet each of the qualifications for the Maryland Accessible Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Program before being accepted into the Easter Seals MAT program:
Has low income or is receiving Social Security.
Has a disability that limits phone usage.
Has proof of a land line or cellular phone number.
Once accepted into the program by MAT staff in Baltimore, they will be given contact information for an Easter Seals staff member for the participant to setup an appointment for a phone assessment either in center or at home. When the phone is received by the participant the Easter Seals member will come to residence, if needed to help set up telephone.
To learn more or to apply for the program, click here.
For more information, contact us or call 301.588.8700.