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Camp Easterseals Nebraska

We provide engaging, healthy, and lively programs so that campers can experience the joys and challenges of camp while gaining independence, trying new things during immersive and constructive activities, and make new friends or catch up with old ones, in a safe and adapted environment.

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Our mission is to spread help, hope & answers.

Easterseals Nebraska provides exceptional services to help ensure all people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to live, learn, work and play.

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Be like Jackson: Be a Camp Counselor! One of Jackson's favorite things about camp is making meaningful connections with the campers and doing fun outdoor activities with them. Jackson is returning for his 2nd summer and is also a student majoring in Education.

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Easterseals Nebraska

12565 West Center Road, Suite 100
Omaha, NE 68144-8144
Phone: 800-471-6425 or local 402-462-3031

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Easterseals Nebraska

Easterseals Nebraska makes a difference in the life of a Lincoln Family. Channel 10/11 in Lincoln highlights Taylor Woods' experience as a three-time Easterseals Nebraska summer camp participant.
William uses technology to work on his family’s farm and live independently as an accident caused paralysis from the waist down. Easterseals Nebraska and our partners worked together to identify the assistive technology to help him succeed.

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Taking Charge of Your Story: Why Representation Matters

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By Christina Gann The first time I ever encountered a queer narrative in a video game was The Last o…

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Disability Pride, Queer Pride, and the Medical Model

July 18, 2024

By Mids Meinberg As we enter into Disability Pride Month, I believe it is important to think about t…

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My Disability is Part of My Story

July 15, 2024

By Liz Meckes, Director of Development, Easterseals Southeastern Pennsylvania  Surprise! I have a pr…

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Becoming a Chef at Easterseals South Florida’s Culinary Arts Program

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Sebastian Millan loves to cook Italian dishes like pasta and pizza. He also enjoys making Cuban food…

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We Are Fighters and Survivors: How Disability Pride Changed the Game

July 9, 2024

By Jennifer Msumba Hi, my name is Jen Msumba. To me, having pride in my disability is about first ac…

Success Stories

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‘I want to keep farming’: AgrAbility program makes it possible for farmer after multiple surgeries

See how Nebraska AgrAbility client, Heath, overcomes his limitations with recommended assistive technology!

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Maine AgrAbility Helps Put Bill Hayes Back on His Feet

"Leading up to his surgery in 2018 and during 2019 while he recovered, there was a lot more farm work for Carol to do. “What Billy does is so important—fixing equipment, tractoring in the fields,” said Carol. “When he was out of commission, I couldn’t do nearly as much as I do now.'"

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VIDEO: Renewing Hope, Restoring Productivity with Eric Beckman

Eric Beckman was injured in a truck rollover, which resulted in quadriplegia. AgrAbility, his family, and other supporters were able to help him get back into farming.

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"It Could Change Your Way of Life"

Wendell A. Rohrer was a 63-year-old farmer in Nebraska when he was introduced to Nebraska AgrAbility. Wendell farms corn, alfalfa, soybeans, and prairie hay, and runs cow/calf pairs.

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AgrAbility program in Nebraska assists farmer with disability

It was late 2000, when A.J. Peters, now 65, decided to blow leaves out of the gutters on his home in York. The York farmer finished one side of the house and started on the other when he stepped on wet leaves, slipped and fell from the roof onto the ground.

Alternative Financing Program Benefits Elkhorn Family

The Alternative Financing Program is an outreach program that provides low interest rate loans to individuals with disabilities to purchase assistive technology devices such as wheelchair ramps, modified vehicles, braille equipment, hearing aids and many more items.

Featured Programs

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Nebraska AgrAbility

With Nebraska AgrAbility, farmers and ranchers can expect to attain the expertise and techincal support necessary to continue farming and ranching with their disability, as well as peer support from individuals who have similar disabilities and educational programs about accommodating disability in agriculture.

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Alternative Financing - Assistive Technology

Alternative Financing Solutions is a service of Easterseals Nebraska that provides low-interest loans for the purchase of assistive technology devices and services.

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Camp Easterseals Nebraska

​Easterseals Nebraska has over 50 years experience delivering high quality, adaptive, and fun camp and recreational programming. We provide engaging, healthy, and lively programs so that campers can experience the joys and challenges of camp while gaining independence, trying new things during immersive and constructive activities, and make new friends or catch up with old ones, in a safe and adapted environment.

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