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Easterseals RI 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.

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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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Easterseals Rhode Island

150 Main Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860
Phone: 401-284-1000

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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. On May 12, 2022 we presented results for the first half of fiscal year 2022. These releases underscore our commitment to transparency.

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A primer on Early Intervention from the CDC. Act early on developmental concerns to make a real difference for your child and you! If you’re concerned about your child’s development, don’t wait. You know your child best.
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Haley Moss, an attorney, author, and autistic advocate who is passionate about neurodiversity, discusses how to talk to your kids about autism.
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The owner of Bitty and Beau's Coffee has been providing employment opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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Disability advocates applaud the move, noting the need for increased visibility for people with disabilities.

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Here’s What You Don’t Know About Unemployment

September 22, 2022

It’s hard not to notice the media’s attention on COVID-19 and its impact on employment. Since 9.6 mi…

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Accessible Airlines: Maybe Never Felt So Good

August 30, 2022

This post is a reaction to a Disability Scoop article about wheelchair accessibility and air travel.…

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Disability Committee Twitter Reactions: Why Do People Choose Cruelty Over Understanding?

August 8, 2022

A couple of weeks ago, someone published a tweet making fun of Vice President Kamala Harris for intr…

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When it Comes to Disability Inclusion, Ignorance is Not Acceptable

July 28, 2022

Every July since 1990 when the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed into law, I’ve felt …

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My Journey to Disability Pride: I Wasn’t Always so Proud

July 27, 2022

My Disability Pride month story starts with the truth – I wasn’t always so proud. 15 years ago, lyin…

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.

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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