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The mission of Easterseals Tennessee is to provide exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities or special needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their community.
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Each year Past Nashvillians select the new award recipient who is honored for his/her business and philanthropic leadership within our community. Stay tuned for the announcement of the 2022 Nashvillian of the Year.
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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…
August 30, 2022
This post is a reaction to a Disability Scoop article about wheelchair accessibility and air travel.…
August 8, 2022
A couple of weeks ago, someone published a tweet making fun of Vice President Kamala Harris for intr…
July 28, 2022
Every July since 1990 when the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed into law, I’ve felt …
July 27, 2022
My Disability Pride month story starts with the truth – I wasn’t always so proud. 15 years ago, lyin…
Stories of Success
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.
Born with Spina Bifida and clubfoot, Auburn Smith became a nationally-ranked tennis player and aspiring musician.
Spotlight story about Kim Mitchell
Born with autism, Connor is bright, funny, warm, loving and energetic.
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!Read More
Accessible Summer Camps For Everyone
It's never too early to start thinking about registering for our accessible, barrier-free camps. Learn more about all the fun camp has to offer, and find an Easterseals location near you.Read More
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.Read More