Easterseals Central Illinois provides exceptional services to ensure that children with developmental delays, disabilities and other special needs can reach their full potential.
Over 60% of the families we serve are now using our telehealth platform to receive vital services. These sessions are individualized, responsive to the child's needs in that moment and focused on parent coaching so that even during the pandemic, children can keep making progress.
May 20, 2020
By Megan Pedigo, Director of Marketing, Easterseals Central Illinois My name is Megan Pedigo. I am t…
May 15, 2020
May is Better Hearing & Speech Month. Each year, this month provides an opportunity to raise awa…
April 13, 2020
This year, autism awareness month is hitting at a time when everyone across the globe is dealing wit…
April 1, 2020
Easterseals Central Illinois began piloting telehealth services with plans to expand in the coming w…
March 27, 2020
One word to describe her: happy. Larkin loves everyone. She is genuinely interested in people (espe…
Odie's parents feel that he has been empowered a lot through his therapy, by being more in control of himself and his emotions and frustrations. A lot of that is because of his increased ability to communicate verbally, with signs, and with his iPad communication app.
Meet Sam Miller For Sam, inclusion means being acknowledged and utilized, as well as respected for the contribution you make.
One word to describe her: Joyous Blessing and her family have been so willing to share every step of her physical therapy journey with us, and watching her progress will bring a smile to anyone's face.
For her family, inclusion is seeing others view Larkin in the way that they do. When individuals and teams hold the capacity for greater understanding of diverse minds and abilities, everyone will be empowered to create significant change. When individuals are empowered to nurture their gifts and create significant change, nothing is impossible. Larkin is unstoppable, and will blaze on in her path to changing the world.
“Janie has hit so many milestones since we have been an been at Easterseals, it’s so hard to just define one. I will say that we have been well taken care of at Easterseals and Charlie Jane is excelling with the program at the Easterseals Learning Academy. We are so blessed!”
Bryce was the first child through the Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinic at Easterseals in January of 2003. He loves to keep busy through helping around the house and in the community, and to be creative through art projects, singing, dancing, and acting in the Penguin Project, which produces musicals every year staring individuals with disabilities and their peer mentor
Purchase one of these beautiful Em[brace]lets for $40 and $20 will go directly to Easterseals Central Illinois. The gold 100% charm is in tribute to the moms and caregivers who give 100% of themselves, and to our vision that all kids are 100% Included, 100% Empowered. Purchase now at esci.link/embraceletRead More
Heading into Summer 2020 is a whole new ballgame. Our ABA department has prepared several parent training and support options to help everyone through this. Also, take a look at our autism specific therapy information. See how we can help your child maintain progress and supplement school supports throughout the summer.Read More
Over 60% of our families are now regularly engaging with their therapists via telehealth. Each session is as active and unique as your child. Together, we can keep making progress.Read More