In response to COVID-19, Easterseals serving Chicagoland and Rockford has adjusted programming and rescheduled events. View details here.
2021 Happy New year

Reflection from the CEO on 2020

Easterseals Serving Chicagoland and Greater Rockford wishes you a very happy new year. In 2020, we held steadfast to our mission and continued to serve. We could not have done it without YOU! Thank you for your relentless support of and commitment to us. We look forward to our continued partnership in 2021!

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Who We Are

Easterseals serving Chicagoland and Greater Rockford serves nearly 30,000 clients annually and proudly employs 600+ dedicated professionals in programs across the Chicagoland and Rockford regions of Illinois.

Established in 1936, we support children, individuals with disabilities, and their families through two pillars of work: Comprehensive Autism and Behavioral Services and Early Learning and Developmental Services.

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Closures and Safety Measures

Easterseals Serving Chicagoland and Rockford is following the states guidelines set forth by Governor Pritzker, Mayor Lightfoot, and the CDC.

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Easterseals Serving Chicagoland and Greater Rockford

1939 West 13th Street, Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60608-1226

Phone: 312-491-4110

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Author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott announces that she has made an unrestricted transformational gift to Easterseals serving Chicagoland and Greater Rockford.
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Our Early Learning Services Team gathers leading resources and activities to support our parents and families. Many families are participating in Virtual Learning so we've gathered resources to help—all in one place.
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Easterseals Head Start program partners with early childhood programs in the city of Chicago and suburban Cook County, giving children and families the opportunity for a brighter future and a head start to success. Apply for a Head Start Program today!
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Easterseals Illinois Autism Partnership (IAP) launches VIRTUAL CLASSROOM, releasing new videos every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:00 AM, CST. Visit our IAP YouTube channel to enjoy the visual, hands-on nature of our videos.

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Patrick, who has an Autism Spectrum Disorder, Thrives Working at HarrysButtons and in the Adult World

January 11, 2021

Patrick, 25, who has an autism spectrum disorder, has worked at HarrysButtons.com for six years, lea…

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MacKenzie Scott Provides Easterseals serving Chicagoland and Greater Rockford with Transformational Gift

December 15, 2020

We have big news. Author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott announced today that she has made an unr…

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Flat Stanley Explores Chicago with Illinois Autism Partnership

December 10, 2020

Our Illinois Autism Partnership (IAP) took part in an initiative called The Flat Stanley Project tha…

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Supporting Students with an Autism Spectrum Disorder During COVID-19

December 1, 2020

The pandemic is challenging for everyone, but it’s particularly difficult for students with disabili…

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Shout out to Easterseals Academy Graduate and our Current Employee, Carter!

November 30, 2020

We couldn’t believe our eyes when we saw our former Easterseals Academy student and current Easterse…

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