Our purpose at Easterseals Florida is to change the way the world defines and views disabilities by making profound, positive differences in people's lives every day. We do this by providing exceptional services, education, outreach, and advocacy so that people with disabilities can live, learn, work, and play in our communities. Nationally, Easterseals has been helping individuals with disabilities and special needs, along with their families, for more than 100 years. From child development centers, to employment services and job training, Easterseals offers a variety of services to help people with disabilities address life's challenges and achieve personal goals.
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All of our facilities-based programs have now re-opened across the state. We are following all safety precautions as outlined by the CDC and have enacted appropriate safety response plans at each of our facilities. Please contact your local facility to find out about our upcoming programming schedules.
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Stories From Our Clients
Marti Clark has a history of exceeding people’s expectations. As a former Easterseals child representative, Marti grew up to accomplish her goals with her therapists and teachers over the years helping through transitional times in Marti’s life.
Born with Spina Bifida and clubfoot, Auburn Smith became a nationally-ranked tennis player and aspiring musician.
Spotlight story about Kim Mitchell
Born with autism, Connor is bright, funny, warm, loving and energetic.
Fully Inclusive Child Development Centers
Easterseals has the nation's largest network of child development centers for kids ages 0-5, in which educators meet the needs of children with or without disabilities. Find out more about our Murray and Amar Child Development Centers in Florida.Read More
Accessible Summer Camps For Everyone
It's never too early to start thinking about registering for our accessible, barrier-free camps. Learn more about all the fun that Camp Challenge in Sorrento, Florida has to offer.Read More
Breaking Down Barriers to Employment
Employment and training services for people with disabilities, seniors, and veterans break down barriers and clear pathways to steady and meaningful careers. Discover our employment services around the state of Florida.Read More