Two-year-old Davian, who has Down Syndrome, is becoming more independent thanks to the hard work of staff at Dorothy Spainhour Child Development Center. He is feeding himself, following directions and interacting with classmates!
Our purpose is to provide meaningful and exceptional services so that children and adults living with disabilities and mental health challenges can live, learn, work and play in their communities. Easterseals UCP is a leading provider of disability and mental health related services in the communities in which we serve.
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Easterseals UCP and Capitol Broadcasting Company/WRAL-TV have partnered to create awareness about the programs for children and adults with disabilities & mental health challenges. During the "be the thread" campaign connect, engage and give us us. #bethethread2019
Former Food Lion CEO Tom Smith received the Easterseals UCP Champion Award during the recent Champions Gala. He was recognized for three decades of philanthropy for Easterseals UCP. Donate to the Tom Smith Autism Initiative to help build our autism program.
North Carolina is now an Employment First state thanks to the hard work of advocates like Easterseals UCP's Employment Director Bridget Hassan and others. The Governor's Executive Order ensures that people with disabilities will receive fairness in the workplace.
Watch our video of staff support for autism awareness. In North Carolina, 1 in 57 children have autism. Easterseals UCP continues to grow autism services by expanding our program throughout the state to serve families living with autism. Learn more about our Autism Program.
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