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.
Easterseals is leading the way to full equity, inclusion, and access for people with disabilities, families, and communities. Will you support Easterseals Capital Region & Eastern CT on Giving Tuesday- a single day of giving that will affect lifelong change for those we serve with disabilities?
With services in education, healthcare, and employment, Easterseals is working towards a world where every one of us is valued, respected, and accepted in all aspects of society.
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November 18, 2021
Tonight, Thursday, November 18, 2021, I will be one of four women with disabilities on an hour-long …
November 15, 2021
Last year, right around this time, I wrote a post about what COVID taught me about long-distance rel…
October 29, 2021
Ben Trockman is the Diversity and Inclusion Outreach Specialist at Old National Bank, a long time le…
October 27, 2021
As our elected leaders in Washington squabble over the important details that should be included in …
October 27, 2021
I lost my sight five years before the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act. When I could s…
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