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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!

In 2015, Easterseals NY joined the Fedcap Group—an international non profit organization dedicated to the long term economic well being of every person we serve. Each year The Fedcap Group—comprised of 23 companies—hosts a Celebration of the Power of Possible Gala. This inspiring event showcases the work of its companies and how we are collectively changing the world. Please join us by clicking on the link or image. You can join us in person in NYC or virtually!

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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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Self-Advocating for Reasonable Accommodations: Four Women Share their Stories Tonight

November 18, 2021

Tonight, Thursday, November 18, 2021, I will be one of four women with disabilities on an hour-long …

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A Grateful Mindset: Reflecting on My Experiences During the Pandemic

November 15, 2021

Last year, right around this time, I wrote a post about what COVID taught me about long-distance rel…

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Advice for Job Seekers with Disabilities: “Be you. Be bold.”

October 29, 2021

Ben Trockman is the Diversity and Inclusion Outreach Specialist at Old National Bank, a long time le…

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Infrastructure and Home Healthcare: One in the Same

October 27, 2021

As our elected leaders in Washington squabble over the important details that should be included in …

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On Disability Employment: Being My Own Boss

October 27, 2021

I lost my sight five years before the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act. When I could s…

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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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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