Stories of Hope
Act of Kindness Leads to Inspiring Reunion
Retired Navy Lt. Cmdr. Kimberly Mitchell was reunited with the former Vietnamese Marine 2nd Lt. who rescued her from the Vietnam streets 40 years ago. Mitchell now serves by helping veterans and military families in her role as president of Dixon Center at Easterseals.
All Abilities, Limitless Possibilities
The power of having a diagnosis can transform your child's life. For a young girl that came to Easterseals for neuropsychological testing, her Autism Spectrum Disorder diagnosis changed everything. With reduced anxiety and stronger coping skills, she was able to attend her high school prom!
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.
Our Autism Services
Easterseals programs across the country provide a wide variety of interventions that help individuals of all abilities, including those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Easterseals currently has a combination of services specifically targeting individuals with the diagnosis of ASD as well as other services that include individuals with ASD among their service recipients.
Our Miltary & Veterans Services
As the largest provider of disability-related services, Easterseals offers military and veterans systems of care with viable options to support and augment current reintegration efforts.
Vets Helping Vets Peer-to-Peer Support Groups for Male and Female Veterans in Windsor and Rocky Hill
We invite all male and female veterans to join us for conversation and refreshments! No topic off limits. Gatherings are hosted at both Veterans Rally Point locations in Norwich and Rocky Hill (on CTVA campus). Click the link for more details on how to register.
Your Gift Supports Those Who Have Served
A U.S Marine Corps Veteran and single parent of a special needs child, Chris was having difficulty balancing work with raising his disabled son. Easterseals stands with our American Warriors & we provided employment coaching, professional clothing, and more. Now, Chris is able live a meaningful life post-deployment. Donate today to help veterans like Chris live their best lives!