Nationwide, as many as 54 million Americans have a disability. Maybe your neighbor has an injury resulting from a motor vehicle accident, or your coworker has a child with cerebral palsy. Your grandmother may be recovering from stroke -- or maybe you are one of every five Americans with a disability. Look around you, and you'll find people of all abilities who are vital participants in their communities despite the barriers they may encounter.
The sun is shining, the kids are out of school, and you’re out of ideas to keep the kids entertained. No Problem! Easterseals Michigan has saved you time as we compiled a list of activities to do this summer while keeping in mind all abilities and sensory friendly options. Here are some activities in the state of Michigan that get our Seal of Approval this Summer 2022!
Today, Easter Seals released its Siblings Study to call attention to the experiences of caregivers as well as the services and supports families need. The Study, conducted by Ipsos and made possible by Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual), aimed to better understand the implications of adults who have siblings with developmental disabilities and gauge perceptions of these sibling relationships compared to those of the general public, or adults who have siblings but without disabilities. Read more