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Easterseals Joliet Region provides exceptional services, education, outreach, and advocacy so that veterans, people living with autism and other disabilities can live, learn, work and play in our communities. 

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Summer Programs 2020

We run a variety of groups over the summer for children with special needs that have both a therapeutic component and a social, recreational side. Summer groups can be a great way to supplement traditional, school year therapies while providing your child with a fun experience!

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Easterseals Joliet Region

212 Barney Drive
Joliet, IL 60435

Phone: 815-725-2194

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25TH ANNUAL TELETHON WILL BE A WEBCAST PRE-RECORDED PRODUCTION ON APRIL 4TH AT NOON

Thank you for being part of our giving and generous community. We WILL be broadcasting a webcast on April 4th with footage from the last 25 years. Donations can be made here on our Facebook page and on our website. In these uncertain times there is one thing we know for sure - we need your support more than ever!

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Queen of Hearts Progressive Raffle benefiting Easterseals Joliet Region at O'Charley's Irish Pub in Joliet at 7:30pm. 50% to winner/50% to Easterseals will roll over until the Queen of Hearts is drawn. Tickets available at O’Charley’s. POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
Easterseals Caregiver Support Group is hosting a two part series presented by Joliet Area Community Hospice.
The Jump Start Parental Training Program is a parenting enrichment program offered in Will, Kendall, and Grundy counties. It is a free program that offers parent education and family support services throughout pregnancy until their child is 3 years of age
Easterseals specialized foster care program focuses on children with disabilities and teenagers. We also have traditional children (children without disabilities) within our foster care program. We offer a full range of services and referrals to fit each child's individual needs.

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Easterseals Joliet Region Early Childhood Program

Child Care is available for children ages six weeks to six years in our program. Inclusive childcare is provided in three learning environments at Easterseals main center located at 212 Barney Drive in Joliet, Illinois.

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Autism and Medical Diagnostic Clinic

The Regional Medical & Autism Diagnostic Clinic provides a series of thorough evaluations that have been carefully chosen to provide a comprehensive picture of each individual child. The diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) is a complex process and Easterseals uses the gold standard method of diagnosis recognized by the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Every evaluation is completed by a licensed professional specially trained in the diagnosis and treatment of ASDs.

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Caregiver Support Group

We offer a weekly family caregiver support group that provides an atmosphere of understanding and support for family caregivers to explore common difficulties and experiences that come with being the primary caregiver. Tuesdays at 11am at 212 Barney Drive, Joliet.

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