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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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Thank you for helping make this year's Easterseals Telethon a success!

Thank you to ABC 25/CW 7 for donating all production and air time for the 44th annual Telethon, allowing all proceeds to help provide inclusive early education and essential therapy services. We thank ‘Direction by Newman’ and ABC25/CW 7 for partnering up and creating the Telethon Ambassador video and E'ville Iron Street Rod Club for hosting their annual Cruise-In during the show! Thank you to all volunteers, PaceSetters, Tri-State companies, civic organizations, Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke and other businesses and groups who helped us make this day a success! You can still help support the Easterseals Rehab Center by texting the word TRANSFORM to 243725 to donate an amount of your choice, or giving securely any time by clicking the link.

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Enter for your chance to win a 2021 Nissan Versa or $15,000 cash! Second prize is $5,000 and 3rd prize is $1,000! Deadline to enter the raffle is 5PM, August 4! To buy tickets, call 812-437-2600 or mail your check to Easterseals Rehab Center. Click the link for more details.
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The E’ville Iron Frog Follies Street Rod Show takes over the Vanderburgh Co 4-H Center. See approx. 4,000 pre-1949 street rods, enter the Easterseals half-pot & enjoy a host of other activities. 812.428.FROG!
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Team reservations and hole sponsorships are available in this fun-filled golf scramble happening SEPT. 21 to benefit local people with disabilities. You can also support Easterseals in spirit with a workaholic team! Click for more details on these or silent auction opportunities.
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Sponsor a table, purchase an ad or reserve tickets for our Easterseals Tribute event! Or consider donating an item for our silent auction! Call Laura Terhune, 812-573-1083 for details on sponsorship and reservation info.
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Area artists of all ages and abilities are invited to showcase their talent. There's no registration fee and no theme. Artists may also price their work. Click the link for more details and to download a registration packet.

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Local Impact Stories

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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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Living a dream by dancing

When other children were learning to stand, walk and run, Ellie-Jane could only crawl. At age 6, a dream came true when she danced in the Children’s Nutcracker ballet!

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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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Sam's making super strides!

Doctors thought Sam might never stand, walk or run. But he has achieved all of those milestones and more. Now the sky's the limit for #SuperSam!

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Taking big steps

Ariana was born facing an uphill battle due to multiple disabilities and medical conditions. Now each step toward independence is a reason to celebrate!

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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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A taste of independence

Children achieve so many "firsts" on their way to independence. Saying first words, taking first steps, or in Maddie's case, eating solid food for the first time - they're all milestones to be celebrated!

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The journey back to an active life

A spinal cord injury took Michelle's ability to walk. But it didn't take her determination to return to her active lifestyle and regain her independence.

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The joy of helping others

Eli began to thrive when he started helping other kids at the Easterseals Early Learning Center.

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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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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