Easterseals Louisiana is a non-profit organization whose mission is to assist children and adults with physical and intellectual disabilities 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.
We are excited to announce that on May 4th, Easterseals Louisiana will be participating in Give for Good & Give NOLA Day (aka, Give Camp for ESL)! These 24-hour online events are a great way get our communities excited about giving locally, and an amazing opportunity to raise funds for Easterseals Louisiana and our Campership Program which sends as many kids and young adults with special needs to summer camp as possible. Click here to learn more about how you can support ESL on May 4th!
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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
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