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Making Our Lives Accessible

Subheading: 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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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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Easterseals New York

633 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10017
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Easterseals New York

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Despite minor shifts, employment for people with disabilities remains near historic highs.
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A conversation with London Business School's Luisa Alemany on an overlooked source of competitive advantage. A transcript is included with the audio recording.
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A Bellingham, Washington, high school is breaking down barriers among its students.

Recent Posts From

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Taking Charge of Your Story: Why Representation Matters

July 23, 2024

By Christina Gann The first time I ever encountered a queer narrative in a video game was The Last o…

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Disability Pride, Queer Pride, and the Medical Model

July 18, 2024

By Mids Meinberg As we enter into Disability Pride Month, I believe it is important to think about t…

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My Disability is Part of My Story

July 15, 2024

By Liz Meckes, Director of Development, Easterseals Southeastern Pennsylvania  Surprise! I have a pr…

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Becoming a Chef at Easterseals South Florida’s Culinary Arts Program

July 11, 2024

Sebastian Millan loves to cook Italian dishes like pasta and pizza. He also enjoys making Cuban food…

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We Are Fighters and Survivors: How Disability Pride Changed the Game

July 9, 2024

By Jennifer Msumba Hi, my name is Jen Msumba. To me, having pride in my disability is about first ac…

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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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

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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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