Mental Health Awareness Month 2022

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Together we can fight the stigma of mental illness, and help build a world where care and treatment for mental illness are available to all.

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To change the way the world defines and views disability by making profound, positive differences in people's lives every day.

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Easterseals autism programs across the country provide a wide variety of interventions that help individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

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The Fedcap Group Reports First-Half Financial And Programmatic Results

Easterseals Central Texas is part of The Fedcap Group, an international nonprofit dedicated to improving the lives of everyone we serve. Join us on May 12 as we present results for the first half of fiscal year 2022. These releases underscore our commitment to transparency.

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Why you should embrace it in your workforce.
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Without the rules and structure of the classroom, students with ADHD are struggling. Here’s how teachers can help.
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Understanding the ways in which grief and trauma intersect with teaching and learning allows us to better cater to students’ new needs while we recognize and honor our own.
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Booz Allen Hamilton’s Kelly Rozumalski shares the importance of pairing security with new medical innovations.

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Airport Anxiety: The Importance of Transportation Options for People with Disabilities

May 18, 2022

If you’ve read my posts here on the Easterseals National blog, you know that I love sharing travel s…

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To Moms with Disabilities: You are Valued!

May 8, 2022

This Mother’s Day, we are thrilled to introduce Sofiya Cheyenne as a guest blogger. Sofiya is …

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Business Owners: Get a Tax Credit for Making Accessibility Upgrades

April 12, 2022

Hey, it’s tax season! If you are a business owner or employer who hasn’t heard about incentive…

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This Tutorial Will Help You If You Have a Service Dog

April 8, 2022

With so many Americans planning to travel over spring break or for summer vacation this year, I’d sa…

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Deaf Community Celebrates Award for Best Supporting Actor

March 28, 2022

I am pleased to have Crom Saunders back with us as a guest blogger today. A theatre interpreter and …

Stories of Success

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A “can-do” spirit

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.

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At Easterseals, Retired Tuskegee Airman Stays Active

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.

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A "One-of-a-Kind Kid"

Born with Spina Bifida and clubfoot, Auburn Smith became a nationally-ranked tennis player and aspiring musician.

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Act of Kindness Leads to Inspiring Reunion

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From "wait and see" to success in school

Born with autism, Connor is bright, funny, warm, loving and energetic.

Featured Programs

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ESCT Parent Support and Training Program (PST)

Families of children with special needs experience unique challenges and unexpected obstacles along their journey. To make sure that parents receive the resources they need to meet these challenges, the Parent Support and Training program at Easterseals Central Texas provides free programming for parents of children with special needs in the Austin area.

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Employment and Training

The Employment Services Program at ESCT helps adults with disabilities to find and keep jobs. All services are provided free of charge. The specialized programs address the individual support needs of our clients, and make a significant contribution to their long-term success both at work and at home. This one-on-one support results in enhanced self confidence and independence.

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Advocacy and Public Policy

The Easterseals Coalition Serving Texas (ESCST) is a nonpartisan advocacy coalition working to promote policies that advance disability rights in Texas. The coalition comprises four Texas Easterseals affiliates: Easterseals Central Texas, Easterseals Greater Houston, Easterseals North Texas, and Easterseals Rio Grande Valley. We provide an array of services for all ages.

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