Mental Health Awareness Month 2022

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Together we can fight the stigma of mental illness, and help build a world where care and treatment for mental illness are available to all.

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Easterseals Rhode Island provides opportunities for people of all ages with a range of disabilities to achieve their full potential. From early intervention services to employment placement and community supports we help children and adults with disabilities, caregivers, veterans and seniors reach their fullest potential as they live, learn, work and play.

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The Fedcap Group Reports First-Half Financial And Programmatic Results

Easterseals Rhode Island is part of The Fedcap Group, an international nonprofit dedicated to improving the lives of everyone we serve. Join us on May 12 as we present results for the first half of fiscal year 2022. These releases underscore our commitment to transparency.

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Why you should embrace it in your workforce.
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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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Without the rules and structure of the classroom, students with ADHD are struggling. Here’s how teachers can help.
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Assistive Technology in relation to computer and IT systems can be life-changing for disabled people.

Recent Posts From

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Airport Anxiety: The Importance of Transportation Options for People with Disabilities

May 18, 2022

If you’ve read my posts here on the Easterseals National blog, you know that I love sharing travel s…

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To Moms with Disabilities: You are Valued!

May 8, 2022

This Mother’s Day, we are thrilled to introduce Sofiya Cheyenne as a guest blogger. Sofiya is …

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Business Owners: Get a Tax Credit for Making Accessibility Upgrades

April 12, 2022

Hey, it’s tax season! If you are a business owner or employer who hasn’t heard about incentive…

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This Tutorial Will Help You If You Have a Service Dog

April 8, 2022

With so many Americans planning to travel over spring break or for summer vacation this year, I’d sa…

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Deaf Community Celebrates Award for Best Supporting Actor

March 28, 2022

I am pleased to have Crom Saunders back with us as a guest blogger today. A theatre interpreter and …

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

Children's Services

Early Intervention

Easterseals RI offers Early Intervention services to children birth to age three.

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Accessible Summer Camps For Everyone

It's never too early to start thinking about registering for our accessible, barrier-free camps. Learn more about all the fun camp has to offer, and find an Easterseals location near you.

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Breaking Down Barriers to Employment

Employment and training services for people with disabilities, seniors and veterans break down barriers and clear pathways to steady and meaningful careers. Discover our employment services around the country.

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