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Our Mission Statement

For over 70 years (100 years Nationally), award winning and CARF Accredited Easterseals Capital Region & Eastern Connecticut has been the indispensable resource for people and families challenged by a variety of disabilities and barriers. From its Accredited Medical and Vocational Rehabilitation Programs, and Veteran & Military Family Services to having one of the largest Neuropsychological practices in the state, Easterseals is making a profound and life-changing impact on the lives of many.

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Introducing the First Ever Easterseals Crystal Ball Drive In!

In response to the pandemic challenge, we have re-imagined our 34th Annual Crystal Ball to keep guests SAFE while having a one-of-a-kind, fun experience. Join us on Saturday, April 17th at 6 pm at the Farmington Polo Grounds and enjoy performing artists, live and silent auctions, and a Gourmet Boxed Meal with signature drinks. Save the date and click the link below for more information!

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Easterseals Capital Region & Eastern Connecticut

100 Deerfield Road
Windsor, CT 06095

Phone: 860-270-0600

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What's New At

Easterseals Capital Region & Eastern Connecticut

New CEO
Join us in celebrating the appointment of Ms. Robin G. Sharp to serve as the organization’s new President & CEO effective November 2 2020. We're pleased Robin will be leading our major growth initiatives to ensure we reach our long-term goals. Click above for press release.
Build Out
We are excited to announce that we have appointed Enterprise Builders to serve as our design and build firm for the $2.5M build out of our Easterseals Veterans Rally Point’s Norwich, CT facility! Read full press release by clicking the link above.
Day Support
Our amazing Day Support staff celebrated New Year’s Eve with participants in person and virtually with a creative countdown to 12PM with fun hats, necklaces and noise makers. Thank you for your creativity and care for participants during the Holidays!
Masks Employees
Our seasoned and experienced Board cares about the personal well-being of our staff. Thank you Kevin Brown, Gwen Hahn, Joe LaValla, Jeanne Leduc and John Longo for your support during this pandemic. Click above to read the full story.
LaDonna
LaDonna was born with a congenital medical condition that has restricted her mobility and confined her to a wheelchair. With the help of her therapists and intense PT, she has started walking with assistive devices. She is hoping to walk across the stage to receive her diploma!

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Stories From Our Clients

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Chris' Story

US Marine Corps Vet & single parent of a special needs child Chris had difficulty balancing work with raising his son. We provided employment coaching & furniture giving his son his first bed. Today, Chris receives the services he needs to live a meaningful life post deployment.

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Israel's Story

Israel was born with Spina Bifida and his challenges seemed insurmountable. Easterseals knew that employment opportunities would open doors, so Israel started working on our EnviroShred line and then progressed to janitorial work. Today, Israel is able to live a productive life.

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Delaina's Story

Delaina, a widowed Veteran mother of two, has taken her life in an upward direction with the help of Easterseals Veterans Rally Point. Arriving at our doors unemployed and facing eviction, this U.S Navy Veteran now finds herself with stable employment, more time with her family and the opportunity to volunteer in the community.

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LaDonna's Story

LaDonna was born with a congenital medical condition that has restricted her mobility and confined her to a wheelchair for much of her life. With the help of her therapists, intense PT, and a persistent will, LaDonna has started walking with assistive devices. Challenges remain but as she enters her Senior year of college next year, her dream is to walk across the auditorium stage and receive her diploma.

Featured Programs

Dementia Clinic

Dementia Clinic

Early screening is by far the most effective way to help detect Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia. We have one of the largest neuropsychological practices in the state of CT, and provide seniors and their caregivers with the services they need to combat this disease.

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Neuropsychological Evaluations

We have one of the largest neuropsychological practices in the state of Connecticut. We are here to provide the life-changing services that people affected by traumatic brain injuries and more need in order to recover and live a meaningful life.

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Supported Education and Employment

Our Social Enterprises, including EnviroShred and EnviroClean, directly employ individuals with disabilities to help fulfill their goals of independence, self-sufficiency and community integration.

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