In response to COVID-19, Easterseals serving Chicagoland and Rockford has adjusted programming and rescheduled events. View details here.
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April Is Autism Awareness Month! Talk to Your Child About Celebrating Differences With Resources From Sesame Street

Parenting Is Hard Work


Support For Families and Professionals


Bringing the Zoo to You

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Reading Corner

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Chicago Is Full Of Events For Family

  • Chicago Parents offers a full calendar of things to do and see in Chicago this time of year. From outdoor gardens to indoor exhibits, there's something for everyone.

30 Things to Do With Your Kids Outside

  • As our days are getting warmer and longer- there are great opportunities to get kids outdoors to play and enjoy nature. The National Parks Trust has a great guide to outdoor ideas.


Product Related Injuries Are On the Rise

Stop Falls: Follow the 4 Inch Rule


Positive Feedback Helps Everyone

Try These Vocabulary Building Ideas at Home

Encouraging Healthy Sleep Habits


Tune In to Make Pizza At Home

Garden Month Healthy Recipes: Edamame Stew

Remote Learning Resources for Parents

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Here you'll find everything from YouTube videos on 'How to log into a ZOOM call' and 'What apps to download' along with what to expect from our team during virtual learning. We've compiled these great virtual learning resources just for you during remote learning.

We are planning some great activities for parents/guardians, and would like to hear from you on what kinds of activities you would like us to offer! Please complete this survey. Thank you!!

Planeamos algunas actividades fabulosas para padres y tutores. ¡Nos gustaría escuchar de ustedes para saber que tipo de actividades le gustaría usted que ofrezcamos! Favor de completar la encuesta por seguir el enlace a continuación. ¡Gracias!

How to Enroll in Head Start/Early Head Start

Spaces fill up fast for our programs so secure your spot as soon as you can. All of our Head Start Child Care Learning Centers are taking the safest and healthiest precautions possible during this time of uncertainty. Your family's safety and health is our most important job. Enroll today!

Online Head Start Application

Chicago PrE-Learning

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This online education platform for birth - 5 learners and their families provides everything you need to continue education outside of the classroom and in the home.

Back-to-School Weekly updates and Virtual Learning

Educational resources and weekly updates

Additional learning activities the team put together for our families this summer

Easterseals Early Learning Office

4415 W. Harrison Street, Suite 510  |  Hillside, IL 60162
708.330.4490 Phone

Easterseals is funded by two separate grants for Head Start/Early Head Start Services. We are a grantee of the Office of Head Start for services provided in suburban Cook County and a delegate of the Chicago Department of Family and Support Services for services provided in Chicago.

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