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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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The Fedcap Group Reports First-Half Financial And Programmatic Results

Easterseals New York is part of The Fedcap Group, an international nonprofit dedicated to improving the lives of everyone we serve. On May 12, 2022 we presented our results for the first half of fiscal year 2022. These releases underscore our commitment to transparency.

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A primer on Early Intervention from the CDC. Act early on developmental concerns to make a real difference for your child and you! If you’re concerned about your child’s development, don’t wait. You know your child best.
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Haley Moss, an attorney, author, and autistic advocate who is passionate about neurodiversity, discusses how to talk to your kids about autism.
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Emily Ladau, a disability rights advocate, speaker, and author discusses how to be more inclusive.
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The owner of Bitty and Beau's Coffee has been providing employment opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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Disability advocates applaud the move, noting the need for increased visibility for people with disabilities.

Recent Posts From

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Can’t Travel Right Now? Here are 6 Staycation Ideas to Enjoy the Summer

June 7, 2022

For some people with disabilities, travel at this time is simply not feasible. From inaccessible pub…

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Disability Awareness in the Classroom: Our Last Visit for This School Year

June 6, 2022

Last Thursday, two neighborhood friends drove my Seeing Eye dog Luna and me to a Chicago suburb 30 m…

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Airport Anxiety: The Importance of Transportation Options for People with Disabilities

May 18, 2022

If you’ve read my posts here on the Easterseals National blog, you know that I love sharing travel s…

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To Moms with Disabilities: You are Valued!

May 8, 2022

This Mother’s Day, we are thrilled to introduce Sofiya Cheyenne as a guest blogger. Sofiya is …

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Business Owners: Get a Tax Credit for Making Accessibility Upgrades

April 12, 2022

Hey, it’s tax season! If you are a business owner or employer who hasn’t heard about incentive…

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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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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