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Strides for Disability 3k Family Fun Walk is Open for Registration!

Join us on October 23rd in Long Beach for a 3k walk, roll, or stroll!

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Our Purpose

At Easterseals, our purpose is to change the way the world defines and views disability. The services provided by Easterseals Southern California (ESSC) – in Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego, Imperial, Kern, San Bernardino, Riverside and Ventura counties – make profound and positive differences in people's lives every day, helping them address life’s challenges and achieve personal goals so that they can live, learn, work and play in our communities.

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Disability Thrive Initiative Alternative Services and Supports

A statewide initiative presented by Easterseals and CDSA that provides alternative and remote methods for adapting, accessing and delivering services to meet the individual needs of Californians with intellectual and developmental disabilities. (button connects to scdd.ca.gov/IDDThrive website).

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A Critical Time for National Disability Employment Awareness Month

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to change our world and workplace, it is more critical than ever before that we discuss the challenges facing the disability community in the pursuit of meaningful employment.

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In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, we spoke to John Kippen, who views his disability as his superpower.
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From now until Nov. 28, the campaign asks customers to Round Up their bill to the nearest dollar to benefit ESSC services.
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Aaron Likens, 38, was selected as the flagman for the full 2021 NTT INDYCAR Series, including the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach.
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Sign up and join us for 'Alternative Services & Beyond: Home and Community Based Services Settings Rule' Wednesday, Oct. 13 from 3-4:15 p.m.
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Join us on October 23rd in Long Beach for a 3k walk, roll, or stroll!

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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 Bob Hope Veterans Support 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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