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At Easterseals South Florida we provide exceptional services so that all people with disability or special needs have an equal opportunity to LIVE, WORK, LEARN & PLAY in their communities.

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Mission Statement

Easterseals South Florida provides exceptional services, education, outreach, and advocacy so that people living with disability can live, learn, work and play in their communities. We promote inclusiveness so individuals and their families can achieve exceptional results. From child development centers to physical rehabilitation and job training; our services help people with disabilities address life's challenges and achieve personal goals.

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Daily Safety Protocols

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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Easterseals South Florida

1475 N.W. 14th Ave.
Miami, FL 33125

Phone: 305-325-0470

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Thank You for Supporting Easterseals South Florida on Give Miami Day

Because of YOU, we raised $34,107.00 on Give Miami Day! This amount raised qualifies for a 100% matching grant from the Batchelor Foundation, and therefore, your gift is automatically doubled!

THANK YOU! Your support allows us to continue supporting and strengthening families living with Alzheimer’s, autism and other disabilities in our community through in-person and remote services.

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Thank you Publix!
We want to thank Publix for their continued support of Easterseals South Florida programs and services! Your annual corporate support will be matched dollar for dollar through a generous challenge match grant provided by the Batchelor Foundation. THANK YOU, Publix!
Thank you JP Morgan Chase
Thank you to our friends at JP Morgan Chase for hosting their annual school supply drive for Easterseals South Florida Head Start centers. The kiddos were thrilled!
As the COVID-19 pandemic lingers, we’ve had countless challenges: work, school, health, finances… Many of us are facing wellness setbacks coupled with increased isolation and anxiety than ever before. Check out how Israel fights to Zoom on throughout quarantine!
Thank You Miami Foundation!
ESSF is blessed to have received a grant from the Community Recovery Fund at The Miami Foundation thanks to funding from The Frederick A. DeLuca Foundation. This grant will provide programmatic support for our children as we continue to deliver in-person an remote services.
Samuel & Esteban Ocampo
Esteban & Samuel are autistic brothers who attend Easterseals South Florida Culinary Arts middle & high schools 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.

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Love is Blind, Part Four: Thankful for What COVID-19 Taught Us About Relationships

November 24, 2020

In the first 3 parts of this series, I talked about the transition between “just friends” and being …

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These 17 COVID-Related Song Titles Help Me Feel Thankful in 2020

November 19, 2020

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Love is Blind: Part Three of a Series About Long-Distance Relationships during COVID 19

November 16, 2020

In Part Two of Alicia Krage’s four-part series about long-distance relationships during COVID, she t…

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Veterans Day: The Importance of Serving Those Who Served

November 11, 2020

Veterans Day was started in 1919 to honor those who fought in World War 1, and as a hope for future …

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Love is Blind: Part Two of a Series About Long-Distance Relationships During COVID

October 23, 2020

In Part One of Alicia Krage’s four-part series about long-distance relationships during COVID, she t…

Stories of Hope

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A “can-do” spirit

Marti Clark has a history of exceeding people’s expectations. As a former Easterseals child representative, Marti grew up to accomplish her goals with her therapists and teachers over the years helping through transitional times in Marti’s life.

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At Easterseals, Retired Tuskegee Airman Stays Active

Cicero is “the life of the party” at Easterseals, where he attends an adult day program twice a week and enjoys socializing, dancing and therapeutic activities.

Auburn Smith
A "One-of-a-Kind Kid"

Born with Spina Bifida and clubfoot, Auburn Smith became a nationally-ranked tennis player and aspiring musician.

From "wait and see" to success in school

Born with autism, Connor is bright, funny, warm, loving and energetic.

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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.

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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