Check out what #StayingSafer looks like on a daily basis at our centers. Our children and staff work hard every day to do their part to follow safety protocols during the COVID-19 pandemic.
We are pleased to announce that Richard Lara, Executive Vice President, Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. and Larry Quinlan, Principal, Deloitte, have joined our Board of Directors. As minorities from Latin and Black backgrounds, they will further strengthen our already diverse and inclusive board of directors.
July 26, 2021
Today marks the 31st anniversary of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). As w…
July 26, 2021
Today is the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and this year I’m celebrating it wi…
June 28, 2021
If ever there was a time to learn about the importance of online accessibility, it was the past year…
June 17, 2021
Happy Father’s Day to all the fathers out there! We’d especially like to wish a Happy Father’s Day t…
June 16, 2021
Dominick Evans, also known as Dom, is an incredible father – but as a disabled person who pare…
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.
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.
We have implemented added access to technology in our Head Start classrooms by providing each student with their own Chromebook in the classroom.
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.
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.
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!Read More
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.Read More