Stories of Hope
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.
An act of Kindness Leads to Inspiring Reunion
Retired Navy Lt. Cmdr. Kimberly Mitchell was reunited with the former Vietnamese Marine 2nd Lt. who rescued her from the Vietnam streets 40 years ago. Mitchell now serves by helping veterans and military families in her role as president of Dixon Center at Easter Seals.
Is Your Child Under Age 5? Take the Developmental Milestones Screening
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.
Our Autism Services
Easter Seals programs across the country provide a wide variety of interventions that help individuals of all abilities, including those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Easter Seals currently has a combination of services specifically targeting individuals with the diagnosis of ASD as well as other services that include individuals with ASD among their service recipients.
Our Miltary & Veterans Services
As the largest provider of disability-related services, Easter Seals offers military and veterans systems of care with viable options to support and augment current reintegration efforts.
Youth Rep is a 'One-of-a-Kind Kid'
Easter Seals 2013 Youth Representative Auburn Smith is a nationally-ranked tennis player and aspiring musician who loves to travel. This active high school sophomore doesn’t let a disability get in her way.