Your support of our 2021 Over the Edge event will help Easterseals Western and Central Pennsylvania continue to provide these many programs and services to ensure those who need them the most, will have them available for years to come.Find Out More
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.
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.
Unless you have a time machine, visiting a real speakeasy is something you won't be able to tick off your bucket list - at least not one that illegally serves booze in prohibition-era America. While you'll never know the thrill of drinking questionable bath tub gin underground with the constant threat of a police raid, you can enjoy an evening that gives a nod to an era of hidden entrances, secret passwords and Pittsburgh's hidden secrets. Join us on November 4, 2021 for Speakeasy - A Night of Spirits - a fun filled evening of adventure, mystery, entertainment and fun, Click above for more info. All proceeds go to our programs and services for children and adults with disabilities and special needs.
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 …
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!Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More