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Stories of Hope
Can you believe Mercedes is 100 years young?
If you're anything like our Gladys, you'll do all the things you love and live each moment to the fullest.
Hector is a 19-year-old student with Autism at the Easterseals Culinary Arts High School program.
Shakinah is an 18-year-old young lady who has been attending our Academy since she was in middle school.
When Jayden first started at Easterseals last summer, it was hard for him to enter the classroom without crying; he had difficulty separating from his parents. Although he was nearly 2 years old, he struggled to walk independently.
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!
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.
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.
A once quiet and non-participatory boy, Dylan is now extremely social with classmates and teachers and displays joy in learning.
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.
Culinary Arts High School Program
For over 20 years our Culinary Arts High School has uniquely addressed the needs in Miami-Dade County for high quality, developmentally appropriate, culturally competent education and vocational training to help students ages 14-22 with autism and other disabilities.Read More
Easterseals South Florida Head Start Centers provide comprehensive early childhood care, case management and education services for pregnant women, infants, toddlers and pre-school age children.Read More
Military & Veteran Services
Are you a Veteran or a family member providing care for a Veteran who is disabled or chronically ill? Whether you want someone to check in on your loved one during the day or are in need of regular respite, Easterseals AmeriCorps members are here to help.Read More
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