Giving Tuesday 2020

The Path Forward

A Message from Christine McMahon, President and CEO of our parent company, The Fedcap Group

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Our mission is to spread help, hope & answers

Easterseals New York provides exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities or special needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities. We change the way the world defines and views disability by making profound, positive differences in people's lives every day.

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New York State Recognizes Easterseals New York Food Bank

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has written a letter to the food banks of New York—including Easterseals New York’s Community Outreach—recognizing their remarkable work in feeding needy New Yorkers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Accessible Path in Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Thirty years on, the Americans With Disabilities Act has reshaped the way designers and the public have come to think about equity, civil rights and American architecture. But it’s only a start.
ADA 30th Anniversary
We are honored to recognize the 30th anniversary of the ADA, which brought fairness, opportunity and fulfillment to the lives of millions.
Frontline Workers' Children in Day Care with social distancing
Easterseals New York’s Child Development Center in Valhalla, a town in Westchester County, is responding to the COVID-19 crisis by providing drop-in day care for up to 30 students per day.
disabled worker at computer
Employment remains an elusive goal for many. A recent hiring strategy may win pats on the back, but advocates fear it may pigeonhole people with disabilities.

Recent Posts From

Easterseals

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Face Masks: Does the ADA Give You Permission Not to Wear One?

August 13, 2020

More and more states and cities in America are implementing executive orders mandating the use of fa…

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The ADA Generation Speaks: Demanding Better Access to Mental Health

July 24, 2020

I am pleased to introduce Kit Aronoff as a guest blogger today. Kit is an Assistive Technology Coord…

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Celebrating 30 Years of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Beyond

July 21, 2020

As we head into the ADA’s 30th anniversary, I would like to reflect on how we ensure we continue on …

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The ADA Generation Speaks: Let’s Make ADA Education Part of the Core Curriculum

July 21, 2020

I am pleased to introduce Raven Wilson as a guest blogger today. Raven is a 24-year-old graduate stu…

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The ADA Generation Speaks: We Need More than the Minimum

July 17, 2020

I am pleased to have 13-year-old guest blogger Anja Herrman back with us today. I got to know Anja v…

Stories of Success

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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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At Easterseals, Retired Tuskegee Airman Stays Active

Cicero is “the life of the party” at Easterseals, where he attends an adult day program twice a week and enjoys socializing, dancing and therapeutic activities.

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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Act of Kindness Leads to Inspiring Reunion

Spotlight story about Kim Mitchell

From "wait and see" to success in school

Born with autism, Connor is bright, funny, warm, loving and energetic.

Featured Programs

Camp Colonie

Camp Colonie: A Place for Memories

Camp Colonie is a six week long integrated summer camp program for children and young adults 5-21 years of age.

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SCSEP workers

Senior Community Service Employment Program

Easterseals New York SCSEP assists mature workers re-enter the workforce through job training and internship placements.

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Military and Veterans Services

Military & Veteran Services

Easterseals New York provides transitional programs to support our returning veterans as they reintegrate into civilian culture to gain the skills needed to obtain employment in the civilian workforce.

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