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Confidence and Development Gained

joey by himself in color In 2020, Joey and his family came to Easterseals Michigan after a friend of his mother, Jennifer, recommended the services that Easterseals Michigan provides. Joey, who is on the autism spectrum, receives speech and language therapies, along with autism services, at Easterseals Michigan. To learn more about Joey, click HERE.





Miracle League of North Oakland Highlights BIG Personality

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        On Saturdays at the Miracle League of North Oakland, Johnny and his teammates are the MVPs of the game. Johnny, who has Down Syndrome, gets to showcase his development and highlight his big personality, while playing the game he loves. “He is a ham and loves being the center of attention,” Johnny’s father, John said. “The Miracle League has allowed my son to work within a team and have a desire to learn.” To read more about Johnny, click HERE



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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Free Resource Guide

Mental Health IS Health - Resource Guide Download this free resource guide with over 40 pages of recipes, helpful hints, exercise tips, financial wellness tips, and much more! Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network and Blue Cross Complete.
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Get Screened!

Mental Health IS Health - Screening Take our free, anonymous online mental health screening. It's quick, easy, and available 24/7!
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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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Limited Edition Shirts!

Mental Health IS Health Shirt Get your limited edition shirt before they run out! A portion of the proceeds goes to services offered by Easterseals
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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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Mental Health Awareness Week - Daily Guide

Mental Health IS Health - Mental Health Week Daily Guide This free day-by-day guide can help you stay mentally and physically healthy!
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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.
Read more

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.
Read more

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.
Read more

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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