Easterseals is leading the way to full equity, inclusion, and access through life-changing disability and community services. For more than 100 years, we have worked tirelessly with our partners to enhance quality of life and expand local access to healthcare, education, and employment opportunities. And we won’t rest until every one of us is valued, respected, and accepted.
Through our national network of affiliates, Easterseals provides essential services and on-the-ground supports to more than 1.5 million people each year — from early childhood programs for the critical first five years, to Autism services, to medical rehabilitation and employment programs, to veterans’ services, and more. Our public education, policy, and advocacy initiatives positively shape perceptions and address the urgent and evolving needs of the one in four Americans living with disabilities today.
Together, we’re empowering people with disabilities, families and communities to be full and equal participants in society.
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Stories From Our Clients
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.
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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
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Easterseals Louisiana Transitional Housing provides a safe and comfortable environment for our clients in need to transition into an independent living situation. Learn more about ESL's Transitional Housing!Read More