Easterseals Louisiana is a non-profit organization whose mission is to assist children and adults with physical and intellectual disabilites achieve independence. Easterseals provides exceptional services, education, outreach, and advocacy so that people living with disabilities can live, learn, work and play in our communities.
Easterseals Louisiana has been helping individuals with disabilities and special needs, and their families, live better lives since 1951. From support coordination to transitional housing and social skills training for people with autism, Easterseals offers a variety of services to help people with disabilities address life's challenges and achieve personal goals.
We can't do it alone! Check out our list of annual and special events and help Easterseals Louisiana grow and expand our services througout the state. From fundraisers to community outreach events, we have numerous ways for you to get involved and support your local Easterseals.
May 21, 2020
Regular blog readers know about our son Gus – he was born with a rare genetic condition that left hi…
May 13, 2020
Everyone is impacted by this pandemic in different ways. Easterseals staff, therapists, educators, a…
May 7, 2020
A friend just sent an email asking for my advice. Subject line? “How do you recognize a smile when y…
April 30, 2020
I am pleased to have 13-year-old guest blogger Anja Herrman back with us today. I got to know Anja v…
April 24, 2020
Those of you who know me or follow me on social media know that after I graduated from college late …
Marti Clark has a history of exceeding people’s expectations. As a former Easterseals child representative, Marti grew up to accomplish her goals with her therapists and teachers over the years helping through transitional times in Marti’s life.
There’s no better feeling than checking in with an old friend and learning that their spirits are as high as ever!
Born with Spina Bifida and clubfoot, Auburn Smith became a nationally-ranked tennis player and aspiring musician.
Landon Allen: Making Progress with our EarlySteps Program
Spotlight story about Kim Mitchell
Kathleen Jackson, a NOW participant and client of Easterseals Louisiana since 2011 shared her story and wrote this sweet thank you to her Support Coordinator, Diana Farrell, out of our Covington office.
Born with autism, Connor is bright, funny, warm, loving and energetic.
Easterseals Louisiana's EarlySteps services include screening, assessment and coordination of early intervention for children with developmental disabilities. Click here to learn more about how ESL can help your family!Read More
It's never too early to start thinking about registering for our accessible, barrier-free camps. Learn more about all the fun camp has to offer!Read More
PEERS (Program for the Evaluation and Enrichment of Relational Skills) is a parent-assisted evidence based intervention focusing on teens in middle and high school who are having difficulty making or keeping friends. Click here to see if this program is right for you!Read More