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Easterseals Midwest partners with Rafi Nova to produce mask option for people with autism - the
reports. St. Louis Post Disaptch
highlights Easterseals Midwest's mission of helping those with disabilities. The Thread Luke Barber, an Easterseals advocate and instructor, is named
annual award winner. Governor's Council on Disability Jeanne Marshall explains to
how Easterseals Midwest can help end racial disparities in autism diagnoses. The Columbia Daily Tribune Easterseals Midwest makes the
list of largest St. Louis area nonprofit organizations. St. Louis Business Journal Jeanne Marshall speaks on
about how the Black Child Fund will help end health disparities for Black children with autism. Ozarks Tonight Wendy Sullivan shares the struggles of securing COVID-19 Vaccines with the
. St. Louis Post Dispatch
speaks with Easterseals National CEO about The Black Child Fund, a new initiative to advance health equity for Black families. PRNewswire Parents of autisic children face unique challenges during the pandemic,
about how they're coping. KQ2 speaks with an Easterseals family Easterseals Midwest was one of hundreds of nonprofits to receive a donation from Mackenzie Scott. Read more on
. PRNewswire Cathy Brown advocates for change to sheltered workshops on
. St. Louis Public Radio Easterseals Midwest and the St. Louis Aquarium team up for a sensory friendly day! Read more on
speaks with Jamie Fitzgerald about the upcoming Virtual Autism Conference. KFRU Tom Barry speaks on
and The Big Sports Show about the Make the Putt challenge. Golf with Jay Delsing Easterseals Midwest debuts Make the Putt challenge.
Wendy Sullivan explains on
how Easterseals Midwest has been keeping safety a top priority in our Community Living homes during the pandemic. KMOX Wendy Sullivan expresses her views on Medicaid expansion in the
. Joplin Globe Patti Dickens speaks with
on the All Stars for Autism campaign KMOX
highlights our partnership with local businesses to support essential workers. STL Today
on service waiting list for Missourians with developmental disabilities. The St. Louis Post Dispatch speaks with Wendy Sullivan
individuals helping to honor veterans on Memorial Day. KSN captures Easterseals Midwest
to discuss the importance of Easterseals Midwest services during a pandemic. Wendy Sullivan sits in on He Said, She Said
for disability organizations to be included in essential government funding. The St. Louis Post Dispatch highlights Easterseals Midwest’s plea
on the state of Easterseals services during a pandemic. KMOX interviews Wendy Sullivan
how students with disabilities are without vital services during the pandemic. Tec Chapman discusses on KCUR
details how Easterseals Midwest is keeping up to speed with hiring, despite a pandemic. The St. Louis Business Journal
about how our workforce is going above and beyond during the pandemic, despite the workforce ciris. Missourinet's Brian Hauswirth speaks with Jeanne Marshall
about how Easterseals Midwest is adapting our services to continue providing care for everyone who is counting on us. Tec Chapman gives an update on KFRU KTRS's
about our essential workers, their dedication, and the need to expand our workforce. The Art and Jennifer Show speaks with CEO Wendy Sullivan KTRS's
about mental health and wellbeing for people with disabilities, Direct Support Professionals, and families. The Art and Jennifer Show interviews Cathy Brown The
and Daily Star Journal share CEO Wendy Sullivan's views on Governor Mike Parson's proposed budget, which includes funding recommendations to address the Direct Support Professional workforce crisis. Courier Tribune KMOV highlights Easterseals Midwest's involvement in ensuring the new
. Watch as Melanie Mills explains what that will include, along with the aquarium's opening date. St. Louis Aquarium at Union Station opens as a certified sensory-inclusive facility SBJ highlighted our own Kirsten Binder as a
. 2019 Health Care Champions Therapist Our simple tips and tricks for an inclusive Halloween were shared by
, KOLR , KSDK , and STL Live . Jeanne Marshall, Melanie Mills, and Kris Krieger all gave their insight to why these pointers are so important. STL Public Radio KTRS's
about our LINK program, a curriculum focused on teaching individuals with autism the social skills needed to be successful in the workplace. The Art and Jennifer Show interviewed Ann Schad
at the Magic House and explores why sensory friendly events are important to the families we serve. KSDK previews our Autism Friendly Family Night Melanie Mills, Director of Autism Services, lists the top 10 places that children with developmental disabilities can go to enjoy the summer.
to catch up on the details. Visit FOX 2 Easterseals Midwest has launched a new program, LINK, in Kansas City to prepare individuals with autism for a successful entrance into the workplace.
's story about this employment program. Watch FOX 4 KFVS attended our Blue Light Ball in Cape Girardeau: "
." Inclusive dance kicks off Autism Awareness Month in Cape Girardeau visited and took beautiful pictures of this fun event. The Southeast Missourian
, Executive Vice President of Services and CPO, about the importance and value of early intervention for young children with autism. Fox 2 News interviewed Jeanne Marshall
attended Easterseals Midwest's KSDK . sensory-friendly family evening at the Missouri History Museum Family Connections Events provide families time to relax, build relationships, and enjoy a fun day. Read the
about these fun activities in Cape Girardeau. Southeast Missourian story Wendy Sullivan, Easterseals Midwest's CEO, draws attention to the critical issue of fair pay for nonprofit Direct Support Professionals in her
of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Letter to the Editor Southeast Missourian joins Easterseals Midwest at a special sensory-friendly event at LeBounce in Cape Girardeau.
. View the photo gallery of the event
honors Easterseals Midwest volunteer David Sanders with the Reaching Out Award, recognizing his important contributions to his community. Town & Style
, Executive Vice President of Services and CPO, about Easterseals Midwest's purpose, vision, and values. Talk of the Town interviewed Jeanne Marshall
, a board of director for Easterseals Midwest, about the Alan Frederick Schien Memorial Golf Tournament, a fundraiser for Easterseals Midwest in honor of his son, Alan. KRMS interviews Kent Schien KSDK visits with Easterseals Midwest staff and program participants at our 7th annual
. Family Night at The Magic House Easterseals Midwest hosts an open house for Missouri state and senate representatives at our Columbia office to learn how cuts to disability services will impact Missourians.
, Easterseals Midwest's CEO. KOMU interviews Wendy Sullivan Wendy Sullivan, Easterseals Midwest's CEO, discusses the critical Medicaid services in a
of The Kansas City Star. Letter to the Editor Kellie Houx, Southeast editor of the Courier-Tribune in Liberty, MO,
, Easterseals Midwest Vice President of Business Development, about the 27th anniversary of The Americans with Disabilities Act and the services Easterseals provides. interviews Greg Kramer Jimmy Carr, a program participant in Easterseals Midwest's Community Connections program, lands a job.
in his interview with Kellie Houx, Southeast editor of the Courier-Tribune in Liberty, MO. Read Jimmy's story
Twinkling lights. The smell of gingerbread. Holiday carols filling the air. For many, it's these things that get them right into the holiday spirit. But for families with sensory sensitivities, the sights and sounds of the season can be a bit too much. But no one deserves to miss out on the joy of the season. Check out our list of top sensory-friendly holiday events in the St. Louis area. Read more
With Halloween just around the corner, parents and children alike are prepping. But parents of children with intellectual or developmental disabilities may have additional things to consider when preparing for this spooky day. Read more
Halloween is quickly approaching. But before you head to the store to pick out the best candy, keep in mind the trick-or-treaters with disabilities who may be stopping by.
For the 12th year, the Easterseals Midwest partnered with On the Run, U-Gas, and Dirt Cheap locations throughout the Greater St. Louis metropolitan area for All Stars for Autism - a campaign that brings awareness and funds to individuals and families impacted by autism. Read more
As an Early Head Start and Head Start provider, the Early Childhood Center provides comprehensive services to support the mental, social, and emotional development of children, from infant to five-years-old. Read more
This partnership will provide job training opportunities for young adults with developmental disabilities. Read more
Cathy Brown joins as the organization’s new Vice President of Employment and Community Services. Read more
In celebration of Autism Awareness Month, Easterseals Midwest partnered with Valvoline Instant Oil Change℠ to raise awareness and support for children, teens, and adults with autism.
The American Network of Community Options and Resources has recognized Rick Maclin of Easterseals Midwest as the 2017 Direct Support Professional of the Year for Missouri. Read more
On January 5, 2017, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon visited Easterseals Midwest as part of his final tour before leaving office. Read more
Easterseals Midwest, a nonprofit organization dedicated to making profound, positive differences in the lives of people with disabilities, is expanding its services to St. Joseph, Missouri. Read more
Charlie Owens, an 11-year-old St. Louisan and Easterseals Midwest client with autism, stars in an autism-focused episode of the Netflix series Mack & Moxy. Read more To learn more about our programs at Easterseals Midwest,
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