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Making Our Lives Accessible

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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Easterseals NY to Become Official Partner of The New York Islanders

Partnership to help raise awareness and funding to support the services provided by the historic organization for individuals with disabilities.

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The COVID-19 pandemic prompted a marked increase in flexible business practices that benefit workers with disabilities, and a new survey indicates that many of these changes are likely to be here to stay.
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People with autism often struggle with the ‘hidden curriculum’ of a workplace culture designed by and for neurotypical minds
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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.

Recent Posts From

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You Might Find Something Accessible to Be Thankful for Within this List

November 21, 2022

This is my favorite time of year. I love reflecting on the year and recognizing what I’m thank…

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It’s Not Political, It’s Access: The Disability Community Supports Easier Voting Access

November 8, 2022

While selfishly I’ve always thought people with disabilities – the community of which I identify – w…

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Two Members of Congress are Putting a Spotlight on Accessibility

November 8, 2022

Here’s why it’s cool to have a Senator who uses a wheelchair to get around: she’s an accessibility e…

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What I’ve Learned from Working Alongside My Colleagues with Disabilities

October 17, 2022

This blog was also published by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Written by Roddy Tabatabai. As co-foun…

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Working for Companies Who Prioritize Disability Inclusion Has Made All the Difference in My Career

October 4, 2022

This blog was also published by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Having an employer that believes in yo…

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.

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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