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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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Save the Date - Festival of Chefs

The 32nd Annual Festival of Chefs 2022! Save the Date - November 9th at Nikki Beach Miami! Benefiting the Easterseals South Florida Culinary Arts High School, For more information, email development@sfl.easterseals.com

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Thank you to everyone who made our Small Miracles Luncheon a success! We are so grateful for the many community members and partners who help further our mission to support and strengthen South Florida families living with Alzheimer's, autism, and other disabilities!
Give Miami Day is Thursday, November 17th. Save the Date. Support our Mission. More information coming soon.
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Easterseals South Florida provides day care and in-home respite to families of seniors with memory-related disorders. Our environment is warm, nurturing, safe and secure for the clients in our care.
Easterseals South Florida is a great place to work and we’re hiring! Take a look at our job opportunities below and join the Easterseals team today. We are committed to building inclusive, equitable work environments for people with disabilities and the greater community.

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Here’s What You Don’t Know About Unemployment

September 22, 2022

It’s hard not to notice the media’s attention on COVID-19 and its impact on employment. Since 9.6 mi…

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Accessible Airlines: Maybe Never Felt So Good

August 30, 2022

This post is a reaction to a Disability Scoop article about wheelchair accessibility and air travel.…

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Disability Committee Twitter Reactions: Why Do People Choose Cruelty Over Understanding?

August 8, 2022

A couple of weeks ago, someone published a tweet making fun of Vice President Kamala Harris for intr…

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When it Comes to Disability Inclusion, Ignorance is Not Acceptable

July 28, 2022

Every July since 1990 when the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed into law, I’ve felt …

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My Journey to Disability Pride: I Wasn’t Always so Proud

July 27, 2022

My Disability Pride month story starts with the truth – I wasn’t always so proud. 15 years ago, lyin…

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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