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Easterseals provides programs designed to help children and adults learn—and often re-learn—basic functions, master skills needed to develop and thrive, and be sharp and active as they age.

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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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Fedcap Awarded £233 Million (US $330 Million) To Deliver UK Government’s Back to Work Scheme

Fedcap Employment UK, a subsidiary of our parent company The Fedcap Group, has been chosen by the Department for Work and Pensions to deliver the Restart Scheme in the South Central area of England and awarded a subcontract for the North West area of England. Restart provides support for people who have been directly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and have been unemployed for 12-18 months.

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Why you should embrace it in your workforce.
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Pediatricians believe the true number of children infected with the virus is much higher, because the illness is often mild in kids and may go undetected.
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Booz Allen Hamilton’s Kelly Rozumalski shares the importance of pairing security with new medical innovations.
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Assistive Technology in relation to computer and IT systems can be life-changing for disabled people.
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Understanding the ways in which grief and trauma intersect with teaching and learning allows us to better cater to students’ new needs while we recognize and honor our own.

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Happy Father’s Day! A Chat with One of our Favorite Dads

June 17, 2021

Happy Father’s Day to all the fathers out there! We’d especially like to wish a Happy Father’s Day t…

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Challenging Misconceptions as a Father with a Disability

June 16, 2021

Dominick Evans, also known as Dom, is an incredible father – but as a disabled person who pare…

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Inclusion Begins with the Youth: On Educating Kids about Disability

May 27, 2021

During presentations I give about disability awareness, one thing I like to get across to the school…

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Flying with a Disability: Are the Airports Ready for Us?

May 21, 2021

Alicia’s back from her trip to reunite with her boyfriend in Houston — here she is with …

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Academy-Award Winning Actor Marlee Matlin & Easterseals to Headline The Marketing Power of Disability Conference Presented by PRWeek

May 17, 2021

At Easterseals, we believe in the power of the disability community, the unlimited potential of some…

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

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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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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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Educational Programs

Throughout New York State, we offer educational services to children with disabilities within integrated environments where children can learn and thrive.

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