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Easterseals South Florida’s mission is to provide services that address equity and inclusion disparities for individuals with disabilities by enhancing education, advancing health, expanding employment, and elevating community.

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80th ANNIVERSARY

Easterseals South Florida is proud to be serving families in South Florida for over 80 years. 

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Easterseals South Florida

1475 N.W. 14th Ave.
Miami, FL 33125
Phone: 305-325-0470

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Easterseals South Florida Celebrates 80 Years

Thank you to everyone who has supported us along our 80 year journey. We want to hear your remarkable success stories. Share your stories or memories on social media and tag us along with the hashtag #ESSF80

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The Golf Fiesta Tournament will be held at The Club at Emerald Hills in Hollywood, FL on Thur, May 5, 2022. The event brings together golf enthusiasts to support programs for families struggling to overcome the challenges of Alzheimer’s, autism, and other disabilities.
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Don't miss this opportunity! We are looking for motivated and creative Teachers and Teachers Assistants to join our team!
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A Volunteer's Story
Emma Wolman, is a volunteer at ADC Kendall and a junior at School for Advanced Studies. Her late grandfather had Dementia and was a participant at Easterseals Adult Day Program.
Emma and the poem she wrote is pictured above along with Francia (age 93), an ADC Kendall client.
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United Way Miami and their volunteers came together to Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through a Day of Service at Easterseals of South Florida Civic Center. Volunteers and their families cultivated edible and serenity gardens, painted the the agency, and remodeled rooms.
Easterseals South Florida Names New VP of Development
We are excited to announce that Pietro Bonacossa, CFRE has joined the Easterseals South Florida (ESSF) family as Vice President of Development.

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Airport Anxiety: The Importance of Transportation Options for People with Disabilities

May 18, 2022

If you’ve read my posts here on the Easterseals National blog, you know that I love sharing travel s…

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To Moms with Disabilities: You are Valued!

May 8, 2022

This Mother’s Day, we are thrilled to introduce Sofiya Cheyenne as a guest blogger. Sofiya is …

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Business Owners: Get a Tax Credit for Making Accessibility Upgrades

April 12, 2022

Hey, it’s tax season! If you are a business owner or employer who hasn’t heard about incentive…

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This Tutorial Will Help You If You Have a Service Dog

April 8, 2022

With so many Americans planning to travel over spring break or for summer vacation this year, I’d sa…

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Deaf Community Celebrates Award for Best Supporting Actor

March 28, 2022

I am pleased to have Crom Saunders back with us as a guest blogger today. A theatre interpreter and …

Stories of Hope

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Distance Learning at its Best

Esteban (13) & Samuel (15) attend ESSF Culinary Arts middle school & high school (for children with disabilities) as well as the aftercare program sponsored by The Children’s Trust. The brothers are only too happy to show off their culinary skills from home. Watch Esteban’s and Samuel’s culinary video and I’m sure you’ll agree that they did an amazing job!

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Dog is a Senior's Best Friend

Therapeutic Robotic Pets offer comfort to Martha during the COVID-19 pandemic. With assistance from Easterseals South Florida, Martha was able to receive her companion from the Florida Department of Elder Affairs to increase her well-being.

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Working to Ensure Access for Seniors Amid a Pandemic

At ESSF accessibility is a priority. Our staff work to find creative solutions to provide service to our seniors with memory & cognitive issues. Every day we are prepared to fight new challenges. We make sure that all our seniors are healthy & safe. Over 2,452 reassurance calls, have enabled us to identify needs & work to fulfill them.

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A Picture Says A Thousand Words

Betty's career as a professional photographer is something she keeps alive in her memory. Through her landscape photos taken in the 1980's in Colombia, she can vividly recount her experiences. Betty shares her stories in the "Memory Gym" at Easterseals South Florida's Adult Day Care.

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Added Technology in Classrooms

We have implemented added access to technology in our Head Start classrooms by providing each student with their own Chromebook in the classroom.

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Dylan Loves Learning

A once quiet and non-participatory boy, Dylan is now extremely social with classmates and teachers and displays joy in learning.

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Fabian Dares to be Different

Fabian is a non-verbal 9 years old diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. See how Fabian utilizes various communication techniques to LIVE - LEARN - PLAY to his fullest potential.

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Homebound Seniors Get Vaccinated

Getting our seniors and staff vaccinated has been an important step in our reopening plans. The South Florida non-profit network has played a pivotal role in our plan by partnering with us to bring vaccines to our most vulnerable populations.

Featured Programs

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A Community for Young Women with Disabilities

Easterseals Thrive is an online community for young women with disabilities. Connect and learn with others, participate in an upcoming Twitter chat and join our Thrive book club!

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Breaking Down Barriers to Employment

Employment and training services for people with disabilities, seniors and veterans break down barriers and clear pathways to steady and meaningful careers. Discover our employment services around the country.

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