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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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Watch the 47th annual Easterseals Telethon on FRIDAY, April 12, on ABC 25/CW 7!

Tune in throughout the day starting at 5 a.m. on ABC 25/CW 7 to see stories about the Easterseals mission, meet this year's local Ambassadors, hear about matching donation opportunities by local businesses, and more! The public is invited to stop by the E'ville Iron Cruise-In located in the Easterseals Rehab Center parking lot. And be sure to follow the Easterseals Rehab Center and ABC 25/CW 7 on social media for extra appearances from local supporters of Easterseals throughout the day!

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We're seeking new masterpieces to feature in our main hallway! Artists of all ages and skill levels, we encourage you to submit your artwork! No entry fee required, and you can sell your work too! Check out the link for submission details.
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Mark your calendars and join us for a fun and meaningful golf outing, sponsored by D-Patrick Evansville Ford and D-Patrick Honda at Cambridge Golf Course in Evansville! Sponsorship opportunities are available and we've kept the double shotgun! Click the link to register TODAY!
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Your support helps make a difference in the lives of local people with disabilities. This year's raffle raised approximately $68,221, bringing the total over the 33-year history of this raffle to more than $3.5 million! Click the link to see a list of winners.
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Join our staff at the Easterseals Rehabilitation Center, where our core values of Excellence, Stewardship, Respect and Commitment create ESRC Teamwork that changes lives! Click the link for current openings including Direct Support Professionals and more!
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Individuals age 8+ with disabilities can learn to ride a two-wheeled bike at iCan Bike! Cost is $200 with scholarships available! To register or volunteer - or to financially sponsor a participant - call Patty Balbach, 812-479-1411, ext. 268

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Easterseals

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Level Up: Disability Employment in Gaming

April 2, 2024

By Grant Stoner As a medium, video games allow us to remain connected. Whether it’s long-distance re…

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Beyond Content Notices: Mental Health Accessibility in Gaming

March 13, 2024

Editor’s Note: This blog contains mentions of suicide, self-harm, and panic attacks. By Coty C…

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Love is Advocating for Accessible Public Transit

February 28, 2024

By Mike Ervin Every once in a while, I have what I call a “green-bus nightmare”: I’m out…

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Beyond Compliance: Fostering Accessibility, Inclusion, and Cultural Humility

February 19, 2024

By Andrea Jennings  Community Love: Cultural Humility and Accessible Solutions In the tapestry of hu…

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Access and Inclusion: Acts of Love in the Disability Community

February 13, 2024

By Alicia Krage Since moving in with my boyfriend last year, I’ve thought a lot about the various wa…

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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