To provide exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities.
In response to the pandemic challenge, we re-imagined our 34th Annual Crystal Ball to keep guests SAFE while they had a one-of-a-kind, fun experience on Saturday, April 17th. We are grateful for our sponsors who helped us make this event happen- thank you to our Presenting Sponsors, Stanley Black & Decker and Pratt & Whitney, our Platinum Sponsor Dell Technologies, and many more!
May 7, 2021
We are excited to have Rachelle Chapman share thoughts about being a mom ahead of Mother’s Day…
May 6, 2021
Happy Mother’s Day to all of us with children who have disabilities! We celebrated early — my husban…
April 20, 2021
I just got word that the U.S. Department of Justice has moved to intervene in a disability discrimin…
April 12, 2021
My boyfriend Juan lives in Houston. I live in the suburbs of Chicago. He came to visit me last fall,…
April 1, 2021
Anja Herrman’s well-written guest post about disability and empowerment was so, well, powerful that …
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