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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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Congratulations to the Easterseals board members who were named recipients in this year's "20 Under 40" awards!

We’re celebrating Chad Grunow, Michele Graham, and Jeff Wedding who serve on the Easterseals Rehabilitation Center board and were named recipients of this year's "20 Under 40" awards by the Rotary Club of Evansville! They - along with all of our board members - play a vital role in providing inclusive early education, essential therapy services, and other wide-ranging programs that empower thousands of local individuals with disabilities to achieve their dreams. We value each of them as a board member and look forward to working with them in the future. Click the link to view the full list of recipients.

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Registration is OPEN! For one night only during Ritzy's Fantasy of Lights, the park will be closed to vehicles and open only to runners & walkers for "Bright Lights for Easterseals", a 5K timed run & 1-mile walk! Sign up today by clicking the link!
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Purchase your Chuck-a-Pucks from the Easterseals Rehabilitation Center during the opening night of the Evansville Thunderbolts season! Proceeds will help provide therapy services for local kids & adults with disabilities.
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Join our staff at the Easterseals Rehab Center, where our core values of Excellence, Stewardship, Respect & Commitment create ESRC Teamwork that changes lives! Click the link for a listing of current job opportunities.

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My Journey to Disability Pride: I Wasn’t Always so Proud

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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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