Our mission is to enable infants, children, and adults with developmental delays and disabilities to achieve their maximum independence, and to provide support for the families who love and care for them.
Our vision is that all children receive the developmental services they need to live their best life.
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Our therapy team always strives to offer the most advanced and successful treatment options. Six of our occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists are certified in DIRFloortime- the most in this area- to better serve our clients with Autism Spectrum Disorder. This relationship-based therapy model involves play schemes so that the child is engaged and relating to the parent for longer periods and more "robust" interactions. Click the link to read how Grace and her family grew their relationship from this specialized therapy.
March 11, 2021
By – Cindy Baranoski MS, RDN, LDN and Laura Van Zandt OTR/L Updated February 2021 In January 2…
February 18, 2021
By: Laura Basi, PT, MPT With the cold winter weather and limited ability to participate in many acti…
February 11, 2021
By: Occupational Therapist, Laura Van Zandt, MS, OTR/L, Container Play Activity By using simple mate…
January 26, 2021
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December 18, 2020
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At Easterseals, our main goal is to ensure that all people, no matter what background or ability, are 100% included and 100% empowered. Unfortunately, we still live in a society with systemic inequities that create significant barriers for minorities, especially minorities with disabilities. Easterseals established the Pediatric Health Equity Initiative with generous support from Abbott— to help end racial disparities in healthcare, childcare, and education faced by Black children early and throughout life.Read More
Our social workers, parent liaisons and behavior specialist are available to work with any child or family that needs support, resources and guidance during this pandemic. Parenting is a stressful and challenging job. No one has to do it alone. Working with the entire family, our staff can identify each child’s unique strengths and challenges and then tailor a treatment plan to meet those needs.Read More
Speech-Language Therapy addresses language comprehension, pragmatics, speech-sound production, voice, fluency, as well as oral motor and feeding skills. Starting with a comprehensive communication assessment that addresses high and low tech solutions, we pride ourselves in looking at the whole child and merging different therapies and approaches to help each child reach their milestones.Read More