Through programs and services tailored to meet the needs of individuals, Easterseals supports full participation and inclusion within the local community.
Disability Thrive Initiative: 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.
Easter Seals provides employment services, life skills and community involvement opportunities, alternatives to institutionalized living and support services that assist individuals to live independent lives.
Easterseals is a trusted expert and premier provider of autism services for children and adults. Our team focuses on therapies that are proven to be effective in increasing skills of individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and similar disabilities. Easterseals offers behavior analysis, speech, physical, and occupational therapy services.
Easterseals helps keep families intact by helping to reduce the isolation and the often overwhelming responsibility related to having a family member with a disability. Specifically, we ensure loved ones are in a safe, stable and caring environment while family members attend to basic needs such as employment, healthcare and education, without worry.
Easterseals Child Development Centers help kids prepare academically and socially for kindergarten and beyond. Our services also provide family support to ensure that children get what they need to succeed as students. Behavior challenges that often result in expulsion from traditional child care models, many times disappear in this warm, supporting environment.
Banana Boat Suncare and CVS Pharmacy drugstores, have launched a summer promotion benefitting Easterseals Southern California (ESSC), which assists more than 14,000 people with disabilities in Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego, Imperial, Kern, San Bernardino, Riverside and Ventura counties. Read more
Since the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law 31 years ago by President George H.W. Bush, on July 26, 1990, the commemoration of this milestone in disability rights has slowly expanded from one-day events, including various marches and parades in Boston, New York and Chicago, to a month-long Disability Pride celebration. In 2015, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio deemed July Disability Pride Month in honor of the ADA’s 25th anniversary, and the disability community adopted the mayor’s declaration on a national level. Read more