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.
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September 22, 2021
My 15-year-old author friend Anja Herrman, a.k.a. DJ Mermaid, is going to be on WBEZ, Chicago Public…
September 7, 2021
My family makes it a priority to take a vacation together every year. Some vacations are smaller (Wi…
August 27, 2021
Our son Gus was born in 1986 with significant physical and developmental disabilities. He lived at h…
August 17, 2021
Erin Hawley, Digital Content Producer for Easterseals and the host of Disability Readathon, received…
August 16, 2021
A story I heard on NPR’s Morning Edition was heartbreaking for me to listen to. Parent after parent …
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