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Easterseals Central Illinois provides exceptional services to ensure that children with developmental delays, disabilities, and other special needs can reach their full potential.

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Easterseals Central Illinois

507 East Armstrong Avenue
Peoria, IL 61603-3201
Phone: (309)686-1177

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Are you ready to #Rally4Easterseals?

The Easterseals Community Rally is a chance for our entire community to come together in support of the children and families of Easterseals. Your participation in the Community Rally helps us ensure every child is 100% Included and 100% Empowered. Join us for a 5k/1mile event, participate in the telethon or volunteer! However you rally, you are helping us ensure every child can reach their full potential.

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We work alongside families to identify and address problem behaviors that are impacting their daily lives. Common goals for ABA therapy include reducing problem behaviors and improving communication, social skills, school readiness, daily routines, and transitions.
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Easterseals is 102 years old, but many people are still unaware of everything we do. Let us come to your business or group and share the ways we support our community, ways YOU can get involved, and learn a little about kindness and inclusion along the way.
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Shout out to our amazing Black and Blue Ball Committee & all the attendees who helped make the 2023 event a smashing success!
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Discover your why at Easterseals. Make an impact and be a part of the leading provider for interdisciplinary pediatric therapy in Central Illinois.

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Easterseals Community Rally Returns to Central Illinois April 15 – 22, 2023

February 7, 2023

Kicking off with Run, Walk & Rally events in East Peoria and Bloomington on April 15th! For the …

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Speech Department Wish List

January 30, 2023

Our Peoria speech department has seen a record number of referrals for children impacted by speech a…

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Easterseals’ Peoria Lobby Unveils Interactive PDC Truck Wall

January 2, 2023

In 2018 the Coulter Family and PDC were honored at the 28th annual Easterseals Tribute Dinner. The e…

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Community Foundation of Central Illinois helps Easterseals Connect with families through Interpreter Grant

December 9, 2022

Community Foundation of Central Illinois awarded Easterseals Central Illinois $5,250 to fund interpr…

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18th Annual Black and Blue Ball – Music Entertainment Announcement: Club Black & Blue

November 29, 2022

It’s time to party! The Black and Blue Ball is heading into its 18th year with a fun remix on Friday…

100% Included. 100% Empowered.

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Finding his voice

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.

Spotlight:Sam
Empowering Others

Meet Sam Miller For Sam, inclusion means being acknowledged and utilized, as well as respected for the contribution you make.

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Making Progress

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.

Spotlight:Larkin
Sharing her Joy

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.

Spotlight:Janie
Oh Janie

“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!”

Spotlight:Bryce
Leading the way

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 starring individuals with disabilities and their peer mentor

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ABA Therapy for children with Autism

We are excited to be the leading provider of ABA therapy for children with an autism diagnosis in Peoria and Bloomington! Join our expanding team and make a difference in the lives of children and families in our community.

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Come feel the love on February 16th!

Join The Easterseals Giving Circle in showing love to the children and families of Easterseals and Timber Pointe Outdoor Center. Feel the love the campers at Timber Pointe Outdoor Center get to feel all summer long, and learn more about how you can make an impact!

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Its time to #Rally4Easterseals!

For the third year in a row, Easterseals is inviting all of Central Illinois to participate in the Easterseals Community Rally, April 15th – 21st. This week-long celebration is a chance for community members to rally in support of Easterseals Mission; to ensure that children with developmental delays, disabilities, and other special needs can reach their full potential. The Easterseals Community Rally is made possible by CEFCU.

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