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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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September 22, 2022
It’s hard not to notice the media’s attention on COVID-19 and its impact on employment. Since 9.6 mi…
August 30, 2022
This post is a reaction to a Disability Scoop article about wheelchair accessibility and air travel.…
August 8, 2022
A couple of weeks ago, someone published a tweet making fun of Vice President Kamala Harris for intr…
July 28, 2022
Every July since 1990 when the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed into law, I’ve felt …
July 27, 2022
My Disability Pride month story starts with the truth – I wasn’t always so proud. 15 years ago, lyin…
Stories of Success
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.
Born with Spina Bifida and clubfoot, Auburn Smith became a nationally-ranked tennis player and aspiring musician.
Spotlight story about Kim Mitchell
Born with autism, Connor is bright, funny, warm, loving and energetic.
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More