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Easterseals Impact: A Year in Review

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Our Mission

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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Easterseals Joliet Region

212 Barney Drive
Joliet, IL 60435

Phone: 815-725-2194

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What's New At

Easterseals Joliet Region

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Child care is available for children ages 6 weeks to 6 years in our program. Inclusive child care is provided in three learning environments at Easterseals Regional Pediatric Center located at 212 Barney Drive in Joliet.
Traumatic Brain Injury Group - first Wednesday of the month at 6pm via Zoom. Please email Laura at lgardner@joliet.easterseals.com for an invitation to join the group. The Caregiver support group will return to their Tuesday meetings from 10:30am-12:30pm. Masks are required
Parenting is HARD. Especially right now. Our home visitors offer support for all parents with kiddos aged 0-3 (prenatal too!) Interested in enrolling? We are still taking new families! Visit ParentAsExpert.com to enroll online.
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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January 15, 2021

As we remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the vital work he did and continues to do through his …

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January 14, 2021

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January 11, 2021

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A New Way to Help People with Disabilities Keep Their Jobs

January 8, 2021

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Rebuilding Our World: The Wisdom of People with Disabilities Can Help

January 5, 2021

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Spotlight On Our Programs

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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. The Caregiver support group will return to their Tuesday meetings from 10:30am-12:30pm.

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