May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Together we can fight the stigma of mental illness, and help build a world where care and treatment for mental illness are available to all.

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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. Join us on May 12 as we present results for the first half of fiscal year 2022. These releases underscore our commitment to transparency.

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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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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…

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This Tutorial Will Help You If You Have a Service Dog

April 8, 2022

With so many Americans planning to travel over spring break or for summer vacation this year, I’d sa…

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Deaf Community Celebrates Award for Best Supporting Actor

March 28, 2022

I am pleased to have Crom Saunders back with us as a guest blogger today. A theatre interpreter and …

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.

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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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