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At the Easterseals Rehabilitation Center in Evansville, IN, we're working to make profound, positive differences in the lives of local people every day, and to change the way our community defines and views disability.

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Easterseals Rehabilitation Center

3701 Bellemeade Ave.
Evansville, IN 47714
Phone: 812-479-1411

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Enter the All Cash Raffle by 5pm (CST), March 8 for your chance to win 7 extra tickets in the Make A Difference incentive!

Enter TODAY for your chance to win one of FIVE cash prizes: grand prize of $25,000, second prize of $15,000, third prize of $5,000, fourth prize of $1,000, and fifth prize of $1,000! Tickets are $50 each or 3/$100. Proceeds help underwrite therapy and early education for local children and adults with disabilities at the Easterseals Rehabilitation Center. Call 812-437-2600 to buy your tickets TODAY! Click for more details.

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On Feb. 21, we recognized generous lead donors to the Easterseals "Ensuring the Future" campaign & unveiled special signage in their honor. Many thanks to Rechnic family representatives Ann Blandford and Lezlie Simmons. Click the link to see more photos from the day!
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Sage doesn’t shy away from a challenge. She constantly sets new goals for herself, and you can bet she’ll find a way to achieve them, through hard work, persistence, a positive outlook, and a hand from Easterseals. Learn more about Sage by clicking the link!
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Throughout the day, we will share mission stories, recognize supporters, accept donations, and celebrate our impact in the community. Proceeds will help provide early education and therapy services for local children and adults with disabilities. Stay tuned for more details!
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You can support the Easterseals Rehabilitation Center when you shop online at Walmart! Donate by automatically rounding up your orders to the nearest dollar at checkout. To choose us as your preferred nonprofit, please click the link.
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Mark your calendars and join us for an entertaining and meaningful golf outing at Cambridge Golf Course on Thursday, Aug. 29! Ready to register? Contact Sara McKeehan, at 812-437-2607 or email smckeehan@evansvillerehab.com

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Local Impact Stories

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Always a good day!

Charlie's cerebral palsy doesn’t stop him from pursuing his dreams and sharing his joy.

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Miah's making waves and achieving dreams!

Miah is always striving toward new goals. She reaches them through determination, perseverance, and hard work in Easterseals therapy.

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Second generation of success

Like his mom, Evan was born with a hearing loss. Now they're both reaching goals with Easterseals services.

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Always moving forward

An accident couldn't stop Craig Doninger, who keeps moving forward toward his goals.

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A future so bright...

Joy is working toward a bright future, thanks to her positive outlook and Easterseals therapy services.

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A lifetime of independence

Sandy’s life-long relationship with Easterseals started when she was just 3 years old, and she's been reaching goals ever since.

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Michael thrives with classmates of all abilities.

"It takes a village to raise a child. The Easterseals Early Learning Center is an important part of that village for Michael."

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Ready to soar!

Phoenix was born more than three months early with serious medical conditions, delays, and cerebral palsy. Now the sky's the limit for this local 5-year-old!

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The gift of hearing is the gift of learning

Hearing tests can be scary for a child with a disability who doesn't speak English, but not for Guadalupe. She has fun and feels at home at the Easterseals Rehabilitation Center.

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What a difference a year makes!

Sophia reaches for her goals with curiosity, determination, and Easterseals services.

Featured Programs

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Communication is key!

Communication challenges can be a major obstacle to reaching goals at home, at school, on the job, and in our community. The Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC) program enables local individuals with complex communication needs to achieve their dreams!

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It's a Heart Connection!

Improving lives, encouraging independence, creating family - that's what the local Easterseals Group Home program is all about! Learn about openings for new residents and the benefits of supervised group living.

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Phoenix at Easterseals Early Learning Center

Learning, playing, and growing TOGETHER!

An inclusive learning environment benefits kids of ALL abilities. Find out more about the Easterseals Early Learning Center, home of Evansville's ONLY fully inclusive early childhood care and education programs.

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