Year in Review

A Year In Review

May this year bring new happiness, new goals, new achievements and a lot of new inspiration. May you all be 100% included and 100% empowered.

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Our Mission Statement

For more than 100 years Easterseals has been the indispensable resource for people and families challenged by disabilities. Now as America faces a broad range of new issues, we make a major positive life-changing difference in the lives of people and families facing today's disabilities. Easterseals Western and Central Pennsylvania provides exceptional programs and services, in 47 Pennsylvania counties, to ensure that people with disabilities or other special needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities.

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Coronavirus Update

Easterseals Western and Central PA continues to monitor the coronavirus situation.  Our priority is the safety, well-being and health of our many clients, families and associates. We are responsible to the communities we serve.  We will be collaborating with senior leadership, our Board of Directors and state/local/federal governments to be prepared to respond to any action needed.  Please check back for any updates.

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Easterseals Western and Central Pennsylvania

Six Parkway Center, Suite 150, 875 Greentree Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15220

Phone: 412-281-7244

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Woo Hoo to 102! Please Join Our 102nd Birthday Celebration!

At Easterseals, we honor our legacy. But always have an eye on the future. Day by day, person by person, Easterseals does the work in local communities in western and central Pennsylvania that makes a positive, profound difference in the lives of people facing today’s disabilities, visible and invisible. Easterseals continues to be America’s go-to resource, growing stronger every day because of support from people like you who know how deeply disability affects individuals, families and communities. CHECK BACK SOON to find out all about the entertaining competitions, events, prizes & fun leading up to our 102nd BIRTHDAY on April 22, 2021.

Darlene Malzone from Easterseals participated in a virtual visit with Sen. Wayne Langerholc, who was recently appointed Chair of the Senate Transportation Committee. Darlene discussed Easterseals’ involvement in the Photo ID job program for those with disabilities.
As a thank you for their hard work this past year and in conjunction with Valentines Day, the Residential Program Workers in the Franklin/Venango Division received a gift of love A box of candy and a T-shirt. Follow the link to see what the T-Shirt said.
Walk With Me State College has not been held since 2014. This year we are joining our Pittsburgh division and bringing the walk back to State College, starting on June 6. For updates on the State College walk event, please visit:
remington & Weston
Remington & Weston have been receiving speech therapy from Easterseals for the past year. Both children have a diagnosis of Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAP). Their mother states, “Easterseals has been such a blessing in both of my kids’ lives!
Meet Miss Norma who has been with Easterseals Western and Central PA for 15 years. Norma is a personal care aid in the Zebra Room at our State College Division. Norma is a special person who loves to help children learn & grow. Follow the link for more.

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Speech and Hearing Services

Hearing loss is one of the most common chronic health conditions in adults—yet far too often, it is left untreated. While many adults think hearing loss is simply a nuisance that comes with aging, it is much more. Hearing loss can affect every area of a person’s life, including physical health, mental health, career success, social life, personal relationships, and overall quality of life. Treatment can help!

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Camping and Recreation Co VID 19 Program Update

The safety, well-being and health of our many clients, families and associates are key priorities to Easterseals Western and CeVIDntral PA’s Camping and Recreation Program. We continue to monitor the CoVID 19 situation in conjunction with all local, state and federal agencies to ensure that our clients have a memorable camping experience. To that end, we have prepared a Camping and Recreation COVID-19 Action Plan. To find out more about the plan, read on. Questions? Contact us at 717-741-3891.

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Adult & Senior Day Services

Caring for a family member? You're not alone. According to the National Family Caregivers Association, more than one quarter of the adult population has provided care to a family member or friend during the past year. Easterseals Adult and Senior Services offer programs and resources to help you provide the best possible care for your spouse, parent, adult child or another loved one who needs assistance with daily living.

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