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Stories of Hope

A Man with a Plan

Jessie - Stories of Hope After a life of trauma, violence, and abuse, Jessie found himself in jail. Unsure of his future, Jessie knew that he needed to turn his life around. He turned to Easterseals Michigan's adult services and soon, great things started to happen.
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Field of Dreams

Jeremy - Stories of Hope While serving in the military, Jeremy was severely injured. Now, retired from service, he has returned home to build a career as we farmer. Easterseals Michigan AgrAbility program is able to provide him with supports that help his dream to grow.
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Is Your Child Under Age 5? Take the Developmental Milestones Screening

mom huggin two sons with text is your child developing on time? Children develop skills, or "milestones," at their own pace. How is your child or grandchild doing? You only need 10-20 minutes to check with the Ages & Stages Questionnaires® online screening. Your results will help you see if your child's developmental progress is on time and alert you to any concerns that you can talk over with your health care provider.
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Little Leaguer

Mario - Stories of Hope The Campos family were elated to learn they were pregnant with their son, Mario. They excitedly prepared their lives for their new addition when they learned that their unborn son had spina bifida, a rare condition in which the spinal cord fails to develop or close while in the womb. According to statistics, only 7 out of every 10,000 newborns will be born with spina bifida and 95% of those born with it have no family history of the disability. Many medical professionals suggested that the Campos’ end the pregnancy, but they made the decision that not only would they give birth to their son, but they would raise him to be a happy, independent man.
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Media Mogul

Cassidy - Stories of Hope Cassidy was born nearly four months premature, weighing less than 2 pounds. She took on every hurdle placed in her way. Since she turned to Easterseals' Young Adults services, she has graduated high school and launched her own YouTube channel to help other kids with learning difficulties.
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