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.
Our Easterseals hopes you and your families are staying safe and well. We are carrying on and continuing our mission of providing exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities. Our Easterseals is following state and federal guidelines to continue to serve those in need of our services while keeping our staff safe. Click below for more information!
July 13, 2020
Moderating the Easterseals National blog has taught me that the most powerful way to communicate abo…
July 1, 2020
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June 26, 2020
I live in Chicago, one of the cities where businesses and other public places are starting to re-ope…
June 24, 2020
Easterseals hosted its first Disability Revolution Book Club, a virtual discussion with a powerhouse…
June 18, 2020
Three months ago, we were all thrust into an unprecedented situation. Some of us had to close busine…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.Read More
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.Read More
Our Social Enterprises, including EnviroShred and EnviroClean, directly employ individuals with disabilities to help fulfill their goals of independence, self-sufficiency and community integration.Read More