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.
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