Giving Tuesday 2020

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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Our mission is to spread help, hope & answers

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 New York

210 East 43rd Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10017

Phone: (212) 943-4364

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What's New At

Easterseals New York

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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.

Recent Posts From

Easterseals

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The White House is Asking for Input from People with Disabilities

January 27, 2021

Among the many changes the new administration made in its first week was to make a commitment to ens…

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Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King: The Path to Positive Change

January 15, 2021

As we remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the vital work he did and continues to do through his …

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Speech Software, Smartphones: Why Braille Still Matters

January 14, 2021

Louis Braille was born on January 4, 1809. His birthday is now annually recognized as World Braille …

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Keep This Link to DOT Complaint Form Handy: New Service Dog Rule Starts Today

January 11, 2021

Early in December 2020, I wrote a blog post about the final rule issued by the Department of Transpo…

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A New Way to Help People with Disabilities Keep Their Jobs

January 8, 2021

I’ve written a fair amount of blog posts over the years encouraging employers to hire people w…

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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