Andy: A lifelong partnership

Andy Imlay doesn't recall a time when Easterseals wasn't a part of his life. 

Andy therapy

Andy was born with cerebral palsy, and the Easterseals Rehabilitation Center helped him achieve goals from the very start. 

First, Easterseals taught Andy how to walk with a walker. Next was crutches. As he grew, therapy in our gym and therapeutic pool helped Andy build strength, skills, and confidence to succeed in school.

When Andy started a career in the computer field, we helped him achieve his goal of living independently. Therapy taught him to accomplish everyday tasks like cooking and household chores on his own. 

Now 37, Andy is experiencing changes in his muscles and joints, a common issue for adults with cerebral palsy. So, he’s back at the Easterseals Rehabilitation Center learning new ways to achieve his daily goals.

Andy keeps moving ahead and giving back to Easterseals and the community. He’s a mentor for young people with disabilities and is chairman of the Evansville-Vanderburgh County Advisory Council on Disability Services. He’s also looking forward to the next chapter in his life — Andy recently got married and is looking to start a family soon!

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