Our Mission Statement

For over 60 years, Easterseals has been a dedicated resource for people and families facing disability. We honor this legacy and embrace our future with a renewed commitment to enhance possibilities for people of all ages and abilities. We’re fostering and advocating for environments where everyone is included and valued, making a real and positive impact on people’s lives every day. Our high quality programs and services provided throughout Greater Waterbury, Central and Northwest CT communities, include school readiness education, early intervention, rehabilitation services, vocational services, behavior therapy and audiology services. Each year we assist thousands of individuals to reach their potential and to live learn, work and play in their communities.

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The Easterseals Annual Golf Tournament is right around the corner!  Enjoy a day full of 18 holes of golf at the Watertown Golf Club.  Your entry fee includes breakfast, lunch and dinner, contests throughout the day and much more!  To register go to: https://esgolfclassic21.eventbrite.com or contact Liz at ESzymanoski@eswct.com

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Easterseals Serving Greater Waterbury, Central and Northwest Connecticut

22 Tompkins Street
Waterbury, CT 06708
Phone: 203.754.5141

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Easterseals Serving Greater Waterbury, Central and Northwest Connecticut

Welcome Erica V. Scarparti Au.D!

Audiologist Erica V. Scarpati, Au.D. has joined the Easterseals Center for Better Hearing team. Dr. Scarpati received her Doctor of Audiology degree from the University of Connecticut. Her specialties include pediatrics and cochlear implants. Dr. Scarpati is now taking appointments; if you or someone you know is ready to have their hearing checked, please click the link to make an appointment or call 203-754-5141.

Maggie attended Easterseals Children’s Academy in 2006 and was part of the very first graduating class! She is now a high-school grad and recalls how her early learning experiences at Easterseals helped to shape her into the woman that she is today.
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Easterseals is hiring! There are many great opportunities to gain meaningful employment at a highly regarded non-profit organization. Click on the link above to see if you're a match!
Hundreds of community nonprofits in CT have joined forces to present a united front before the legislature, state and federal agencies, the public and the media. Help us to let our legislators know that non-profits are a vital part of the community and we need increased funding!
This year has been full of surprises for sure. Nonetheless, Easterseals continued to provide services for our community. Please review our annual report to read about our successes!

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Success Stories

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Curtis Packaging

Companies like Curtis Packaging are providing a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment for the individuals we serve to do meaningful work.

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Lions Low Vision Program

Through a partnership with The Lions Club, Easterseals is now offering a new program to help individuals diagnosed with low vision.

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Grace

Grace H, from Newton CT, is a bubbly, kind, intelligent girl who has been attending the Easterseals Center for Better Hearing for 7 years.

Programs and Services

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Hearing healthcare you can trust

The Easterseals Center for Better Hearing provides: *Diagnostic hearing evaluation for all ages *High quality, state of the art hearing aids for every budget *Flexible payment options *Factory direct, fresh batteries *Assistive listening technology *Custom hearing protection, musician’s and swimming earmolds

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Providing Quality Education for all Children

Children's Academy provides an inclusive, high quality early care and education that promotes a child's social, emotional, physical and cognitive growth. We offer a full day, year-round program, parental support and a School Readiness program to prepare children for Kindergarten success. Children's Academy is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

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Breaking Down Barriers to Employment

Employment and training services for people with disabilities break down barriers and clear pathways to steady and meaningful careers. Discover our employment services today!

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