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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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Celebration of the Power of Possible Gala

As part of The Fedcap Group, Easterseals New York invites you to our virtual gala! While we cannot meet in person, we are excited to share an evening of Stories That Ignite Your Spirit.

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Family caregivers of people with disabilities are experiencing isolation, anxiety and other ill-effects from the coronavirus pandemic in far greater numbers than others, according to new research.
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Research shows that families are not always aware that babies should be counted but they should!
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Report on The Role of Policy in Creating and Addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences
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Data collected in July by the American Network of Community Options and Resources reveal multiple challenges to staying open or re-opening programs.
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Public schools are obligated to teach millions of students with disabilities. But as learning moves online, many services that parents fought for are at risk.

Recent Posts From

Easterseals

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Why Learn White Cane Skills Before Training with a Seeing Eye Dog?

October 15, 2020

With so many elementary school children learning at home these days, my Seeing Eye dog and I haven&#…

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Love is Blind: A Series on Long-Distance Relationships during COVID-19

October 14, 2020

Some of you might remember a 3-part series I wrote in January about flying to Houston to visit a fri…

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October is Disability Employment Awareness month: Meet an Architect Who is Totally blind

October 6, 2020

October is Disability Employment Awareness month, and last weekend’s feature on 60 Minutes about an …

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Count us In: October 31st is the Last Day for the 2020 U.S. Census

September 29, 2020

Edited 10/5/2020: The Census was extended once again to October 31st.  Edited 10/1/2020: The Census …

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Making Online Speech Therapy Work: Tips from an Expert

September 28, 2020

Here it is! Part Two of speech-language pathologist Marsha Boyer’s guest blog about teletherap…

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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Military and Veterans Services

Military & Veteran Services

Easterseals New York provides transitional programs to support our returning veterans as they reintegrate into civilian culture to gain the skills needed to obtain employment in the civilian workforce.

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