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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 Project Disovery in Port Jervis to Host pre-Thanksgiving Distribution

Barbara Kuczyra, Frankie Roman, Bridget Grech, and (not pictured) Dawn Ulmer volunteer a lot of time and energy to Easterseals' Project Discovery's outreach and monthly distributions of donated clothing, food, and household items. Photo by Sharon Siegel for The Gazette.

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Without the rules and structure of the classroom, students with ADHD are struggling. Here’s how teachers can help.
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Pediatricians believe the true number of children infected with the virus is much higher, because the illness is often mild in kids and may go undetected.
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Booz Allen Hamilton’s Kelly Rozumalski shares the importance of pairing security with new medical innovations.
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Assistive Technology in relation to computer and IT systems can be life-changing for disabled people.
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Understanding the ways in which grief and trauma intersect with teaching and learning allows us to better cater to students’ new needs while we recognize and honor our own.

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Love is Blind, Part Four: Thankful for What COVID-19 Taught Us About Relationships

November 24, 2020

In the first 3 parts of this series, I talked about the transition between “just friends” and being …

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These 17 COVID-Related Song Titles Help Me Feel Thankful in 2020

November 19, 2020

Trainers at the Seeing Eye school encourage us to talk to our dogs as they guide us. “Remind them yo…

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Love is Blind: Part Three of a Series About Long-Distance Relationships during COVID 19

November 16, 2020

In Part Two of Alicia Krage’s four-part series about long-distance relationships during COVID, she t…

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Veterans Day: The Importance of Serving Those Who Served

November 11, 2020

Veterans Day was started in 1919 to honor those who fought in World War 1, and as a hope for future …

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Love is Blind: Part Two of a Series About Long-Distance Relationships During COVID

October 23, 2020

In Part One of Alicia Krage’s four-part series about long-distance relationships during COVID, she t…

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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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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