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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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Easterseals Joliet Region

212 Barney Drive
Joliet, IL 60435

Phone: 815-725-2194

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Easterseals Joliet Region

Summer Therapy Groups are BACK! Who's in?

It may look a little different this summer due to COVID-19, but we are so excited to offer NINE different virtual summer therapy groups on a weekly basis! Our Occupational, Physical, and Speech Therapists have been hard at work developing programming for the children in our surrounding communities, and they can't wait to get started!
Which groups will your kids be signing up for?
Email dev@joliet.easterseals.com OR call us at (815)725-2194 to register and find out more!

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Easterseals Joliet Region knows many people are facing hardships of their own right now. We are committed to working tirelessly to help people with disabilities, and their families whom we serve. With your financial support, we can continue to provide our outstanding services.
Meets the first Wednesday of the month at 6:00 pm via Zoom. Please email
Laura at lgardner@joliet.easterseals.com for an invitation to join the group.
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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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

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

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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