National Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

Easterseals Southern California amplifies the voices of Hispanic activists with disabilities during National Hispanic Heritage Month.

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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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That's My Easterseals PSA

Easterseals That’s My Easterseals national PSA campaign is a video series created by, directed by, and starring actors, influencers, and activists – all with disabilities.

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Easterseals Southern California

1063 McGaw Avenue, Suite 100
Irvine, CA 92614
Phone: 714-834-1111

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Baker's 'Round-Up' Starts October 3rd!

We are proud to team up once again with Baker's Drive-Thru Restaurants for our 34th annual fundraising campaign.

Two people walking at Strides 2021.
Support Easterseals SoCal by joining our 22nd Annual STRIDES for Disability 5K Run & 3K Walk in Long Beach on October 22.
Person with a disability enjoying work with a co-worker.
Celebrate the achievements of our WorkFirst associates and participants throughout October.
A red cartoon train character with a face sitting on train tracks.
Mattel worked with us to develop Bruno the Brake Car, the first autistic character in the Thomas & Friends Franchise.
Four associates from Easterseals standing together in front of their presentation screen.
Researchers from our Autism Services department took their knowledge and research overseas to Dublin, Ireland.
Black woman who uses a wheelchair sitting at a table using a computer.
Discover how we are closing the digital divide through innovative programs.

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Easterseals Southern California

Easterseals SoCal Presents Autism Research Internationally

September 26, 2022

Researchers from Autism Services took their research overseas to Dublin, Ireland. The post Eastersea…

Digital Inclusion Week: How Easterseals SoCal is Closing the Digital Divide

September 26, 2022

Explore these Easterseals SoCal programs that are closing the digital divide for people with disabil…

Easterseals SoCal Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15, 2022

Easterseals amplifies the voices of Hispanic activists with disabilities during National Hispanic He…

Participants Create ‘Our Voices Matter’ Advocacy Group

August 25, 2022

Easterseals Southern California participants have created a monumental advocacy group called Our Voi…

Easterseals’ Technology Lending Library: Addressing the Digital Divide in the Disability Community

August 19, 2022

Easterseals Southern California launched its Technology Lending Library in the summer of 2022. This …

Stories of Impact

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

Story of George's first visit to the beach.

Volunteer Counselor Andy and Camper Josh
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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ADS Float Building

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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