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Our Mission

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 Head Start students singing and celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King.
What a "finntastic" dolphin encounter! Thanks to Island Dolphin Care in Key Largo for bringing joy to our Easterseals South Florida students during a nature field trip.
It was music to our ears! Special thanks to The Society of Orpheus and Bacchus, Yale University's longest-running non-senior acapella group, for visiting our Easterseals South Florida Pembroke Pines Adult Day Care during their Winter tour and entertaining our seniors and staff.
It's an all-around WIN for our Easterseals family and the Miami Dolphins. Thank you to our longtime supporters, Wayne and Nicole Cypen, for donating tickets to the Dolphins vs. Texans game, in honor of National Giving Month.

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Inaccessible Hospitality: “What An Incredible Conference…That I Had To Leave Early”

December 15, 2022

There I was, lying on the pullout couch less than 2 feet above the floor, where my mother and my fri…

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The Federal Website for the Americans with Disabilities Act Got an Upgrade

December 15, 2022

So much has happened during this holiday season that you may have missed this bit of good news ̵…

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You Might Find Something Accessible to Be Thankful for Within this List

November 21, 2022

This is my favorite time of year. I love reflecting on the year and recognizing what I’m thank…

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It’s Not Political, It’s Access: The Disability Community Supports Easier Voting Access

November 8, 2022

While selfishly I’ve always thought people with disabilities – the community of which I identify – w…

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Two Members of Congress are Putting a Spotlight on Accessibility

November 8, 2022

Here’s why it’s cool to have a Senator who uses a wheelchair to get around: she’s an accessibility e…

Stories of Hope

100 years
Meet Mercedes

Can you believe Mercedes is 100 years young?

100 year old
Meet Gladys

If you're anything like our Gladys, you'll do all the things you love and live each moment to the fullest.

Culinary Arts
Meet Hector

Hector is a 19-year-old student with Autism at the Easterseals Culinary Arts High School program.

Culinary Arts
Meet Shakinah

Shakinah is an 18-year-old young lady who has been attending our Academy since she was in middle school.

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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!

Martha Pet Therapy
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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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.

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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