Developmental Disabilities Month 2023

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

To raise awareness during DDAM, Easterseals’ ‘Our Voices Matter’ advocacy group answers the question, “What do you wish people knew about you?”

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Our Purpose

Easterseals is leading the way to full equity, inclusion and access through life-changing disability and community services. For more than 100 years, we have worked tirelessly with our partners to enhance quality of life and expand local access to healthcare, education and employment opportunities.

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That's My Easterseals PSA

Our That’s My Easterseals PSA aims to increase disability awareness. The  campaign appears in both English and Spanish throughout Southern California.

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Stories of Success - Meet Bianca: Best Friend to All

Adult Day Services participant Bianca (right) gains confidence and builds friendships with the support of Easterseals.

A man in a blue shirt is on the left holding an AAC device with a woman in a black blazer.
The Wego 10A will be used by Autism Services to allow people with communication difficulties to speak in a synthesized voice.
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Watch this video of Easterseals’ ‘Our Voices Matter’ advocacy group as they answer, “What do you wish people knew about you?”
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Register by March 27 to participate in the 10th annual film challenge, taking place March 28 to April 2.
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Take a look at just a few of the many voices who are making waves for disability representation and authentic storytelling in entertainment and beyond.
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Save the date for the CA Disability Advocacy Conference, presented by The Arc of California, Easterseals, and United Cerebral Palsy.

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Stories of Impact

Adult Day Services Spotlight George at the Beach
George Visits the Beach

Story of George's first visit to the beach.

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Volunteer Counselor Andy and Camper Josh Form a Unique Bond Over 25 Years

Volunteer Counselor Andy and Camper Josh Form a Unique Bond Over 25 Years

Jacob Autism Story -- former Autism Therapy Participate thriving after receiving services from Easterseals SoCal
Jacob's Mom Shares: “Easterseals Southern California (ESSC) Changed my Son’s Life.”

Eight-year-old Jacob enjoys going to school, socializing with friends and he was ecstatic for Halloween. He appears like a typical elementary school kid but his mom, Heather, says without Easterseals Southern California (ESSC), this wouldn’t be Jacob’s reality.

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Helping Adults Feel 100% Included and 100% Empowered

Adult Day Services offer individuals the opportunity to become active members of the community. Individuals learn work-related skills by engaging in regularly scheduled volunteer work, community service projects and other ventures that ensure each person's independence, social status and quality of life are greatly enhanced.

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Helping Veterans Find Meaningful Civilian Careers

Our Veteran Employment & Transition Services program provides one-on-one employment services, as well as referrals to other resources, to meet the unique needs of military personnel and veterans transitioning out of the military into a civilian job or starting their own small business.

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Helping Children Meet Developmental Milestones

Easterseals Child Development Centers (CDCs) serve children from birth to five years of age. The centers feature safe and caring environments, state-of-the-art tools and programs, individualized learning plans, highly qualified teachers and are inclusive of children with or without disabilities.

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