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Onsite Autism Parent Training Now Enrolling

This life-changing program is not just about teaching your child new skills - it's about teaching you how to best understand your child and to learn how you can support their needs.

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Easterseals Midwest provides exceptional services, education, outreach, and advocacy so that people with intellectual and developmental disabilities can live, learn, work, and play in our communities. From autism parent training workshops to job training, Easterseals offers autism resources, community living support, employment training, and early childhood services to change the way the world defines and views disability.

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Easterseals Midwest

11933 Westline Industrial Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146

Phone: 1-800-200-2119

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Join us at our Autism Friendly Family Night at the History Museum!

Join us for an amazing night of fun at this FREE family event. This event is designed to allow individuals with autism and their families to experience the joys and wonders of the History Museum in a more sensory-friendly environment. Register today!

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Want to stay keep up with what's happening in Missouri Legislation? Sign up for This Week In Advocacy, a brief weekly email detailing key advocacy issues, opportunities, and updates that impact our community. To enroll, visit our Advocacy Action Center and sign up for alerts.
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Stay up-to-date with everything we’re doing by checking our news section! The latest: KTRS's The Art and Jennifer Show interviews Cathy Brown about mental health and wellbeing for people with disabilities, Direct Support Professionals, and families.
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Assessments are going on now for our children and teen Social Skills Programs! These programs teach children and teenagers with autism the skills needed to develop and maintain healthy, meaningful friendships.
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We're looking for Summer Job Coaches in the Kansas City region to work directly with transition-aged youth with developmental disabilities at their worksites, supporting them in learning tasks and developing social skills. Apply today!

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Stories From Our Community

Auburn Smith
A "One-of-a-Kind Kid"

Born with Spina Bifida and clubfoot, Auburn Smith became a nationally-ranked tennis player and aspiring musician.

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A “can-do” spirit

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.

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Act of Kindness Leads to Inspiring Reunion

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Our Featured Programs

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Freddie Mac Financial & Housing Guidance

On-demand webinars for people with disabilities, caregivers, and families. Master everyday finances, improve credit, and reduce debt. Hosted by Freddie Mac and Easterseals Midwest

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Advocacy

Make the World a Better, More Inclusive Place

Are you ready to create a better, brighter future for our disability community? We are looking for passionate individuals who are interested in getting involved in their communities through advocacy. Join our network of advocates today.

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LINK is Connecting People with Autism to Employment

LINK provides all the tools you need to teach people with autism social skills for the workplace. Find out how you can implement this curriculum in your workplace, school, or disability provider site.

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