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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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Camp Colonie Counselor Headed to Special Olympics

Tom Mooney will compete in powerlifting in the Special Olympics next summer. Tom is also a former camper and has been with us for 15 years.

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The children's show has created videos and activities featuring Julia, a muppet with autism.
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Multiple factors come together to create challenges for parents and educators in spotting which students are showing signs of a learning disability.
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Funds will go toward special education programs for students aged 3 to 21 as well as for preschool for children with disabilities aged 3 to 5.
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Writer Julie Kim, who is raising a disabled child, reviews toys designed for children with disabilities.
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Nature can be both relaxing and fun for children with autism.

Recent Posts From

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Making the Internet Accessible: Are We There Yet?

June 28, 2021

If ever there was a time to learn about the importance of online accessibility, it was the past year…

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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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About Ableism: Lessons Learned from a Teen Advocate

June 12, 2021

I’m pretty sure ableism wasn’t even a word when I lost my sight in 1986. Don’t get me wrong here: ab…

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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…

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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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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