What We Do
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.
In the spotlight
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 night, nonprofit disability services provider and disability inclusion resource Easterseals Southern California hosted the 2022 Easterseals Disability Film Challenge Awards Ceremony honoring the best of this year’s record-breaking applicants. After receiving 95 submissions from the US and countries across the world, films incorporating this year’s superhero theme were narrowed down and winners were selected in each of the following categories: Best Film presented by Warner Bros. Discovery, Best Director presented by NBCUniversal, Best Editor presented by Adobe, Best Actor presented by IMDbPro, Best Writer presented by Netflix and Awareness Campaign Award presented by Prime Video. Read more
Nonprofit disability services provider and resource Easterseals Disability Services announced at the virtual Sundance Film Festival that it is now accepting registrations for the 2022 Easterseals Disability Film Challenge. Created in 2013 and launched in 2014, the challenge gives filmmakers – with and without disabilities – the opportunity to collaborate to tell unique stories that showcase disability in its many forms, inviting aspiring storytellers to creatively write, produce, and complete short films. It is a week-long filmmaking contest, open to all, that provides a platform for new voices in the entertainment industry. Read more