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Children and adults with disabilities and special needs find highest-quality services designed to meet their individual needs when they come to Easterseals Central Texas.

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Our Core Purpose

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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Learn about our Autism Services

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

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Easterseals Serving Central Texas

8505 Cross Park Drive, Suite 120
Austin, TX 78754
Phone: 512-478-2581

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Pediatricians believe the true number of children infected with the virus is much higher, because the illness is often mild in kids and may go undetected.
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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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Women’s Empowerment and Disability: We Have the Law on Our Side

April 1, 2021

Anja Herrman’s well-written guest post about disability and empowerment was so, well, powerful that …

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This Clever Podcast Helps Kids Imagine What It’s Like to be Blind

March 29, 2021

I like to start my mornings with coffee and a podcast. I never used to be into podcasts, actually — …

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Working From Home: A Reasonable Accommodation under ADA Law?

March 19, 2021

A story published earlier this month in HR Dive (a newsletter for people in the Human Resources indu…

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National Transportation Organization Wants to Hear From Us

March 15, 2021

I love it when organizations or businesses go out of their way to ask older adults and/or people wit…

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Women’s Empowerment and Disability: Becoming the Role Model I Needed

March 12, 2021

I am pleased to have 14-year-old guest blogger Anja Herrman back with us today. I got to know Anja v…

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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