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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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The Fedcap Group's Annual Gala - Join us!

As part of The Fedcap Group we invite you to join us virtually or in person for our annual Celebration of The Power of Possible on November 29 at 6 pm.

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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

Easterseals

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Home and Community-Based Services Can’t Wait

October 7, 2021

I have Muscular Dystrophy which requires full care for all activities of daily living. Through home …

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Mature Workers: Hire for the Attitude, Train for the Skill

September 29, 2021

 An interview with Crystal Odom-McKinney, National Director of Senior Community Service Employment P…

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Listen Today: How an Advocate Saw Her Future as a Young Person with a Disability

September 22, 2021

My 15-year-old author friend Anja Herrman, a.k.a. DJ Mermaid, is going to be on WBEZ, Chicago Public…

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The Makings of an Accessible Vacation Resort Experience

September 7, 2021

My family makes it a priority to take a vacation together every year. Some vacations are smaller (Wi…

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Caregivers Deserve Better

August 27, 2021

Our son Gus was born in 1986 with significant physical and developmental disabilities. He lived at h…

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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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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