Easterseals serves 1.4 million children and adults with disabilities and their families, offering a wide range of services at 74 affiliates nationwide. We change the way the world defines and views disability by making profound, positive differences in people's lives every day, helping our clients build the skills and access the resources they need to live, learn, work and play.
Children develop skills, or "milestones," at their own pace. How is your child or grandchild doing? You only need 10-20 minutes to check with the Ages & Stages Questionnaires® online screening. Your results will help you see if your child's developmental progress is on time and alert you to any concerns that you can talk over with your health care provider.
Last year, the Los Angeles Zoo began an effort to create a more inclusive environment for everyone, including those with autism. “The LA Zoo’s Diversity and Inclusion team reached out to us in October looking for an autism awareness training for zoo staff,” explains Alyssa Kavner, Autism Services Director of Quality and Training. “We saw this as a terrific opportunity to use our expertise to fulfill our Vision & Impact Plan to make Southern California a more inclusive place for people with disabilities.” Read more
Easterseals Southern California (ESSC), a leading provider of disabilities services, has teamed with socially conscious lifestyle brand Rafi Nova, pioneer of the clear Smile Face Mask, to develop a Sensory-Friendly Mask, available Feb. 8, to benefit children and adults with autism and other disabilities or anyone who finds wearing a conventional mask uncomfortable. Read more