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To lead the way to 100% equity, inclusion, and access for people with disabilities, families and communities by enriching education, enhancing health, expanding employment and elevating community.
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35th Annual Crystal Ball: A Tremendous Success!
We are grateful for all the support of our generous sponsors and donors at our 35th Annual Easterseals Crystal Ball that took place on Saturday May 14th. We would also like to thank our volunteer squad and the Crystal Ball Committee- your efforts drove the success of this major event!
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Stories From Our Clients
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
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.Read More