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expand_lessexpand_moreAugust

  • Easterseals Central Illinois — Timber Pointe Outdoor Center's recreational camp was featured in a recent ABC News affiliate story. They're enjoying another summer of activity and gearing up for a September 28th Easterseals 100 Bike Ride! Read More
  • Easterseals Crossroads — President and CEO Patrick Sandy was interviewed by the Indianapolis Recorder about progress made since the ADA became law and opportunities for advances in technology and employer inclusion. Read More
  • Easterseals UCP North Carolina & Virginia — President and CEO Luanne Welch discusses a career dedicated to serving people with disabilities in a Triangle Business Journal Executive Voice article. Read More
  • Easterseals Oregon — President and CEO Carol Salter is quoted in a Comcast Oregon announcement that Comcast's discount internet access program, Internet Essentials, will expand eligibility to include all qualified low-income households in its service areas nationwide. Salter states, "Having an Internet connection at home is absolutely vital for low-income people living with disabilities." Read More
  • Easterseals Serving Chicagoland & Rockford — Rockford NBC affiliate WREX reported that the Easterseals Autism Program received a donation of $28,000 to help people with autism in the Rockford area. Hyundai on Perryville, LawnCare by Walter, and the Rockford IceHogs joined together to donate the money which Easterseals will use to reach more people with its diagnostic technology. Read More

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  • Easterseals DuPage & Fox Valley — The affiliate recently became a Neuro-Developmental Treatment (NDT) Center of Excellence and President and CEO Theresa Forthofer was appointed by Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker to serve on the 21-member Illinois Council on Women and Girls. Read More
  • Easterseals Southern California — President and CEO Mark Whitley's guest column on how disabilities are represented in Toy Story 4 is featured in Variety's July 3rd edition. Read More
  • Easterseals UCP North Carolina & Virginia — Camp Easterseals UCP celebrated the opening of its new adaptive playground with a ribbon cutting on June 30th. The playground was made possible by a donation from the Roanoke Women’s Foundation and volunteers from Pi Kappa Phi fraternity’s Ability Experience. Read More
  • Easterseals DuPage & Fox Valley — We are thrilled to announce that Easterseals DuPage & Fox Valley has been selected by the Chicago Bears as one of the ten recipients of the Bears100 Community All-Pros initiative! Read More
  • Easterseals New Hampshire — The affiliate's Autism Services program received a $15,000 grant from the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation to purchase assistive technology for children with autism spectrum disorder in the areas of communication, social skills, self-care and academics. Read More
  • Easterseals Rehabilitation Center — The Evansville affiliate's driver training program launched 40 years ago, and they recently announced a new Chrysler minivan training vehicle equipped with a modified driving system and controls. Read More

expand_lessexpand_moreJune

  • Easterseals North Georgia — Voyage ATL interviewed Donna Davidson, President and CEO, about their children’s services including childhood mental health, inclusive childcare and early intervention programs. Read More
  • Easterseals Maine — Portland CBS affiliate WGME Channel 13 featured the state’s Veterans Count program and Maine’s Heroes Wall. Veterans Count services include employment counseling, emergency financial assistance, support for mental health and well-being, and deployment support. Over 200 veterans were assisted in 2018 through the program. Read More
  • Easterseals New Hampshire — Veterans Count received $10,000 in funding to assist veterans, service members, and their families from RagingBull.com Foundation on the 75th anniversary of D-Day on June 6th. Read More

expand_lessexpand_moreMay

  • Easterseals / Easterseals Thrive — Video games are a 'great equalizer' for people with disabilities. Read More
  • Easterseals in Chicago — Easterseals is not only still around — it’s big, important and based in Chicago. Read More
  • Easterseals Northern Ohio — Easterseals Northern Ohio is celebrating 100 years. Read More
  • Easterseals of New Jersey — Easterseals celebrates centennial enriching the lives of people with disabilities. Read More

expand_lessexpand_moreApril

  • Easterseals Central Illinois — Easterseals Central Illinois stages annual fashion show fundraiser for April. Read More
  • Easterseals — A Future Where Veterans are 100% Included and Empowered. Read More
  • Easterseals of Northeast Central Florida — Easterseals offer hope, support on Autism Awareness Day. Read More
  • Easterseals of New Jersey — Easterseals Opens In Hoboken: Services For Seniors, Special Needs. Read More
  • Easterseals Western and Central Pennsylvania — Community effort helps make disability-inclusive playground a reality in State College. Read More
  • Easterseals / Project SEARCH — Leaders from Intuit, Cisco, other companies promote disability inclusion at Jupiter conference. Read More
  • Easterseals — What is that orange light in the city? Buildings mark Easterseals' 100th. Read More

expand_lessexpand_moreMarch

  • Easterseals North Georgia — "Coffee with America" sits down with the CEO of Easterseals of North Georgia to discuss the organization's 100th anniversary. Watch
  • Easterseals Arkansas — Easterseals excitement: Yearly Fashion Event warmed hearts, produced smiles and raised funds. Read More
  • Easterseals-Goodwill Northern Rocky Mountain — The 'Respect Rally' gives people an opportunity to learn first hand about respect and acceptance by advocating for inclusion to end discrimination of individuals with intellectual disabilities. Read More
  • Easterseals New Hampshire — Larry Gammon has made a remarkable difference in the lives of many in New Hampshire. Read More
  • Easterseals Southern California — John Penotti and Phil Lord to mentor 2019 Easterseals Disability Film Challenge Winners. Read More
  • Easterseals Michigan — Easterseals first in U.S. to offer intergenerational trauma support. Read More

expand_lessexpand_moreFebruary

  • Easterseals New Jersey — Easterseals NJ helps celebrate national organization's 100th anniversary. Read More
  • National Aging and Disability Transportation Center / Easterseals — Database offers alternative-ride info for seniors, ADA clientele. Read More
  • Easterseals Southern California — Easterseals Southern California launches powerful ‘We Celebrate’ ad campaign celebrating disability inclusion and the organization’s 100th Anniversary. Read More

expand_lessexpand_moreJanuary

  • Easterseals — Easterseals President and CEO Angela Williams talks about veterans with disabilities and their families remaining a top priority for the organization. Read More
  • Easterseals Central Illinois — Blake Scribner celebrates 100-years of Easterseals in style. Read More
  • Easterseals Massachusetts — Dedham’s Matthew Jameson joins Easterseals float at Tournament of Roses parade. Read More
  • Easterseals Southern California — The Easterseals 2019 Rose Parade float is recognized for the “Leishman Public Spirit Award." Read More
  • Easterseals Southern California / Easterseals — Announcement of Easterseals’ participation in the 2019 Rose Parade. Read More
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  • Easterseals Midwest — Check out this recognition of Easterseals Midwest CEO Wendy Sullivan in the St. Louis Business Journal. Read More
  • Easterseals Arc – Old National Bank’s first Culinary Queens event in Fort Wayne on November 10th raised more than $254,000 for Easterseals Arc of Northeast Indiana. Learn More
  • Easterseals Rehabilitation Center – Evansville’s Easterseals Early Learning Center won a $10,000 prize for its family engagement efforts. Read More

expand_lessexpand_moreNovember

  • CENTURY 21® — Century 21 CEO Nick Bailey was interviewed about home ownership for people with disabilities.  At the end of the piece, Nick talks about C21’s sole philanthropic partner Easterseals and how we will celebrate 40 years of partnership next year. Watch
  • Easterseals Southern California – Did you see the “Abilities Unlimited” advertorials on Variety’s website? Features include interviews with Millicent Simmonds, Nic Novicki, Mark Whitley, Fred Maahs and more! Read More
  • Easterseals Arkansas – In an article about parents of children with special needs, Easterseals Arkansas representative Karen Craig addressed the role parents play as advocates and caregivers. Learn More
  • Easterseals Serving Greater Cincinnati — Congratulations to Easterseals Serving Greater Cincinnati for their $250,000 award from the Citi Foundation in support of their YouthBuild program. Read More
  • Easterseals Western and Central Pennsylvania — The Thomas L Cline Foundation awarded a $77,000 grant to Easterseals Western and Central Pennsylvania for a new afterschool program to be held in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Along with serving a local need, this program will also work to reintroduce Easterseals services within Adams County.
  • Easterseals of Mahoning, Trumbull, and Columbiana — We were so thrilled to hear that the affiliate led a training for local law enforcement on best practices in effectively communicating with the deaf community. Learn More
  • Easterseals Greater Waterbury — This affiliate got a superb shoutout on their local Fox affiliate's "Coffee Cup Salute" segment. Check out Easterseals' feature here. Watch
  • Easterseals Southeastern Pennsylvania — Congratulations to the affiliate for receiving a $20,000 grant from the Comcast Foundation as part of the Comcast NBCUniversal Assistive Technology Grant Fund. Read More
  • Easterseals DuPage and Fox Valley — Easterseals clients were photographed by photography students from the College of DuPage. Their work was recently displayed at a reception to celebrate. Learn More

expand_lessexpand_moreOctober

  • Easterseals Michigan — Congratulations to Easterseals Michigan for being awarded a $2.5M grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration to be used for a new infant and early childhood mental health program. Read More
  • Easterseals Arc of Northeast Indiana — The Eric A. and Mary C. Baade Foundation awarded a $5,000 grant to Easterseals Arc. This award will be used for upgrades at the agency’s Broadway house, where Easterseals Arc provides supervised visitation for families referred by the Department of Child Services. The project will help create a comfortable, safe environment for the families. Learn More
  • Easterseals Alabama — The affiliate’s local Rotary Club pledged $10,000 in support of Easterseals Alabama’s recently opened community health clinic. Read More 
  • Easterseals Southern Georgia — Check out this nice profile of Easterseals Southern Georgia’s new CEO, John McCain. Read More
  • Goodwill Easterseals-Miami Valley — Watch this in-depth feature a local news outlet ran of the affiliate. Watch
  • Easterseals Michigan — The affiliate’s “Over the Edge” event took place this weekend in Grand Rapids. 60 people participated raising more than $100,000. Learn More
  • Easterseals New Jersey — Hoboken’s Homelessness Task Force has worked out an agreement for the City to lease a piece of City property to Easterseals, for the annual rate of $1 to offer supportive employment services for adults with special needs and employment training and preparedness services for seniors looking to reenter the workforce. Read More
  • Easterseals Iowa — Watch this video about the affiliate’s adaptive obstacle course at Camp Sunnyside. Learn More
  • Easterseals Michigan — The affiliate is one of four Michigan community mental health centers selected as the state’s first Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics, and will receive $4M in funding over the next to year. Read More

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  • Easterseals DC MD VA — The affiliate has received a $21.8M grant to expand their Head Start programs for children age birth to five years from low-income families in Prince George County, Maryland. Learn More
  • Easterseals New Hampshire — The affiliate recently merged with The Homemakers Home Health Services of Rochester. The Homemakers services (in-home medical & non-medical care, as well as a facility-based adult day program) will now fall under the umbrella of Easterseals New Hampshire. Read More
  • Easterseals Michigan — As mentioned in a previous version of the Leadership Update, the affiliate is now an approved autism evaluation center by the Blue Care Network and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. Check out this great write-up about the accomplishment. Learn More
  • Easterseals Central Illinois — An anonymous donor has pledged $4M to help build a new YMCA-Easterseals facility. Read More
  • Easterseals New York — The affiliate celebrated the grand opening of their New Kessler Center playground. Learn More
  • Easterseals Southeast Wisconsin — Read how a young man with autism was able to find a job in a lab through Project SEARCH. Read More
  • Easterseals Southern Georgia — Check out this lovely feature about President and CEO Beth English’s time with Easterseals and the impact she has made on her community. Read More
  • Easterseals New Jersey — A news crew from Univision dropped by one of the affiliate's locations yesterday to film a segment on their employment services. Watch 
  • Easterseals Southern California — Advocates from Easterseals Southern California visited the offices of Assemblymember Chris Holden in Pasadena recently to thank the legislator and his staff for their tremendous work in securing $25 million in funding from the legislature that will allow developmental disability service providers to begin to bridge the gap between the new minimum wage requirements and service provider payment rates. Learn More
  • Easterseals New Hampshire — Watch Easterseals Community Based Services client Dave Jenne sing 'This Is Me' at the National Home & Community Based Service Conference. The affiliate won first prize in the Conference's video contest. Watch Now
  • Easterseals Serving Chicagoland and Rockford — Listen to a 30 second radio ad spot that the affiliate recorded with Huntington Bank in Chicago. The ad will run 164 times during the 8 week period, which started yesterday.  The ads will run on WBBM and WXRT in Chicago. Listen
  • Easterseals Southern California — Check out this article in Shondaland written by disability rights activist and Easterseals Southern California ambassador Lora Glassman. Read More
  • Easterseals Bay Area — The affiliate recently opened their Kaleidoscope Community Adult Program to support individuals with developmental disabilities. Learn More

expand_lessexpand_moreAugust

  • Easterseals Northeast Central Florida — The affiliate is partnering with Dedicated Senior Medical Centers in Jacksonville, FL, to distribute enhanced-audio phones provided by the state to more than 500 hearing-impaired seniors. Read More
  • Easterseals Louisiana — Congratulations to President and CEO, Tracy Garner, for being awarded the 2018 Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations (LANO) Force for Good Leadership Award. See More
  • Easterseals Serving Chicagoland and Rockford — Easterseals Academy at the affiliate recently completed a new accessible vocation garden. It features six ground-level cedar garden beds and four elevated wheelchair accessible garden bed tables. Learn More
  • Goodwill Easterseals Miami Valley — Congratulations to the affiliate for being awarded an innovation grant from the United Way. The grants were awarded based on programs that "were innovative, promoted health, education and self sufficiency in the community and had the most impact in the community." Read More
  • Easterseals Michigan — Check out this photo of Aretha Franklin answering phones for an Easterseals Michigan telethon. Also be sure to check out this article in which Easterseals was mentioned about Aretha Franklin's performances in the nation's capitol. Learn More
  • Easterseals New Hampshire — Check out this spotlight on the impact of Easterseals New Hampshire’s care coordination program. Read More
  • Easterseals West Kentucky — Easterseals West Kentucky’s CEO Danny Caroll talked about the safeguards in place at their affiliate to protect donors’ dollars. Learn More
  • Easterseals DC MD VA — Congratulations to the affiliate for winning the 2018 Board Leadership Award from the Center for Nonprofit Advancement. “The award recognizes the role boards play in building and sustaining successful organizations.” Read More
  • Easterseals New Hampshire — Easterseals New Hampshire recently won first place in a video contest for the National Home & Community Based Service Conference. Check out their version of the song "This is Me" from The Greatest Showman, performed by Dave Jenne. Watch
  • Easterseals Southern Georgia — Watch this inspiring video from Easterseals Southern Georgia and Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen about disability and employment. Watch

expand_lessexpand_moreJuly

  • Easterseals Michigan — The affiliate, along with two Michigan townships, are joining forces to build an adaptive baseball field. Learn More
  • Easterseals National — Easterseals was featured on Upworthy as one of six nonprofits making sure freedom and justice are delivered to all Americans. Read More
  • Easterseals Washington — The Partners Group sponsored a staff appreciation event for the Camp Stand By Me staff at Easterseals Washington. Learn More
  • Easterseals Southern California — The Mighty wrote a feature story on how Easterseals is challenging filmmaking and the way in which it’s including people with disabilities with the Easterseals Disability Film Challenge. Read More
  • Easterseals Greater Houston — Check out this mention of the affiliate's BridgingApps program in an article about accessibility apps. Learn More
  • Easterseals Central Illinois — "A small center to prepare children with autism for kindergarten and first grade has opened and already is looking to expand in the fall." Read More
  • Easterseals Capper Foundation — Participants at the adult services program were honored with a celebration including fun awards, lunch and games. Learn More
  • Easterseals Southern California — The affiliate just received a $1.75M gift to expand their adult day services from the David and Molly Pyott Foundation, founded by Board Chair Molly Pyott and her husband, philanthropist and former CEO of Allergan David Pyott. Read More
  • Easterseals Arkansas — Easterseals Arkansas will now provide students with disabilities the opportunity to learn basic work skills. Learn More

expand_lessexpand_moreJune

  • Easterseals/Goodwill Rocky Mountain — CEO Michelle Belknap submitted this Letter to the Editor to the Montana Standard regarding a VA bill passage. Read More
  • Easterseals New Jersey — Read more about Easterseals New Jersey's "Play With Purpose" event, which raised more than $100,000 while educating the community about the importance of inclusion and accessible recreation. Learn More
  • Easterseals Arkansas — Twelve students with disabilities earned their diplomas from the University of Arkansas Little Rock. Learn more about the partnership between Easterseals and the University that helped these students achieve their dreams. Read More
  • Easterseals Rehabilitation Center — Speaking of graduation, check out this adorable video of the recent preschool graduation at the Indiana affiliate. Watch
  • Easterseals New Hampshire — The affiliate's Veterans Count program is now offering even more resources to veterans in the area. Learn More here and here
  • Easterseals Southern California — This affiliate was featured in a great video created by @WeAreTheMighty about Bob Hope's Legacy. Check it out
  • Easterseals Arc of Northeast Indiana  — Check out this column written by Easterseals Arc of Northeast Indiana President and CEO Donna Elbrecht and the president of the Fort Wayne region for Old National Bank about disability and employment. Read More
  • Easterseals Greater Waterbury (CT)  — See the recipients for post-secondary scholarships awarded by Easterseals to students with disabilities. Learn More
  • Easterseals DC MD VA  — Vardly St. Preux was a veteran that became homeless due to mental illness, and because of Easterseals, was able to get back on his feet. Read More
  • Easterseals DC MD VA  — Easterseals DC MD VA President and CEO Jonathan Horowitch joined other national leaders in the inaugural class of the Bush Institute's Stand-To Veteran Leadership program at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas. Learn More
  • Easterseals Crossroads — Sam Schultz was a 25-year-old IUPUI graduate who suffered a serious brain injury that left her without the ability to walk, talk, and eat. With the help of Easterseals, she is on the road to recovery. Read More

expand_lessexpand_moreMay

  • Easterseals Southern California — Check out this feature of the Disability Film Challenge on CNN. Watch Now
  • Easterseals Rehabilitation Center — The wives of PGA Tour Players visited this affiliate to spend time with the children at their preschool and day care centers, and present a $1,500 check and books. Read More
  • Easterseals Michigan — The mother of a teen with autism shares what she wants others to know about interacting with people on the autism spectrum. Learn More
  • Easterseals Arc of Northeast Indiana — “More than 100 people representing 34 families with children or adults on the autism spectrum came to Fort Wayne International Airport for some flight training, sponsored by Easterseals Arc of Northeast Indiana.” Read More
  • Easterseals Greater Cincinnati — Participants in the affiliate’s YouthBuild program rallied together to make home repairs for a Vietnam veteran. Learn more
  • Easterseals Capper Foundation — This affiliate held an autism summit to discuss ways parents, relatives, caregivers and educators could support someone with autism. Read More
  • Easterseals Midwest — Read this thought leadership piece from the affiliate's Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer Tom Barry on fundraising and tax reform. Read More
  • Easterseals Blake Foundation — IDG's CIO  announced Easterseals Blake Foundation as a recipient of the 2018 CIO 100. The 31st annual award program recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT). Learn More
  • Easterseals Southern California — The votes are in! The winners of the Disability Film Challenge were announced with Carl Hansen's "Check Mate" taking the top prize. Read Variety's coverage

expand_lessexpand_moreApril

  • Easterseals Central Illinois — Learn more about the new space Easterseals Central Illinois will share with the YMCA to benefit the Bloomington-Normal community. Read More
  • Easterseals Western and Central Pennsylvania — This Autism Acceptance Month, check out how Easterseals Western and Central Pennsylvania is supporting people with autism and their families. Learn More
  • Easterseals Goodwill Miami Valley — Check out how Easterseals Goodwill Miami Valley is partnering with a hotel call center to provide dozens of jobs for people with visual impairments. Read More
  • Easterseals Southern California — We thank Warner Bros. for their generous donation! Read More
  • Easter Seals DuPage & Fox Valley — President and CEO of Easter Seals DuPage & Fox Valley, Theresa Forthofer discusses the importance of adaptive apparel with USA Today. Read More
  • Easter Seals of Eastern Pennsylvania — Congratulations to this affiliate for being one of 52 organizations in Pennsylvania to receive a grant from the Comcast Foundation. This allowed them to fund the Interactive Metronome, "an assessment and training tool that improves neurotiming for patients across the therapy spectrum — such as those with ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Sensory Processing Disorder." Read More
  • Easterseals Midwest — A first-of-its kind program is helping young adults on the autism spectrum master the skills necessary to find a career path. Read More
  • Easterseals Rehabilitation Center — Congratulations to the affiliate for raising $119,465 at their local telethon. Learn More
  • Easterseals Southern California — Watch this feature of the Disability Film Challenge on Hollywood Minute. Watch
  • Easterseals Joliet Region — In eight hours, this affiliate raised $188,460 through its annual telethon. Read More
  • Easterseals Blake Foundation — This affiliate recently launched their behavioral health outpatient facility, offering a variety of treatments to people of all ages. Learn More
  • Easterseals Capper Foundation — Check out the affiliate's "An Evening as a Child" event. Read More

expand_lessexpand_moreMarch

  • Easterseals Southern Georgia — Executive Director Beth English announced her retirement from the affiliate, which will take place at the end of September. Read More
  • Easterseals DC MD VA — Dr. Tracy Neal-Walden, Senior Vice President and Director of the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Easterseals, will be a featured moderator at a prestigious event for the military and veteran community hosted by the National Academy of Sciences. Learn More
  • Easterseals Southern Georgia — Easterseals vocational participant Cody Slusher's visit to the Century 21 conference was featured in the Sylvester Local News. Check out the clips here and here.
  • Easterseals Southern California — "As part of a three-year partnership and inclusion awareness campaign focused on disability, ESSC will host special screenings of CinemAbility and participate in other promotional opportunities. Gold Pictures will showcase ESSC’s logo in all marketing efforts, highlight the nonprofit on its social media platforms and build relationships on behalf of ESSC with Hollywood leaders and celebrity influencers to further efforts to raise awareness within the entertainment industry." Read More
  • Easterseals Eastern Pennsylvania — Their Make the First Five Count program was featured in a televised segment by the regional news outlet. Watch the Video
  • Easterseals Maine — On March 29th, Easterseals Maine and Veterans Count will host their third annual Radiothon to benefit their Military and Veterans Services, through which they hope to raise $100K. Tune in on WGAN.com to check out this 12-hour event, which will feature local celebrities and government officials as well as (and most importantly) the veterans they serve.
  • Easterseals New Jersey — Check out this impact video Easterseals New Jersey produced to share how supporters helped them make a difference in the lives of over 9,000 individuals with disabilities and those who care about them. Watch the Video
  • Easterseals UCP North Carolina and Virginia — Did you know this affiliate offers services related to foster care? Watch this inspiring video to learn more. Watch the Video
  • Easterseals Southwest Human Development — Read the affiliate's wonderful spotlight on Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, including Harmony's story. Read More
  • Easterseals Iowa — This affiliate just launched their blog at the beginning of the year. Read a great post from a former camp counselor at their own Camp Sunnyside. Learn More
  • Easterseals Southern California — Check out this guest column in Variety, written by Nic Novicki and Mark Whitley, about disability representation in Hollywood. Read More
  • Easterseals Central Illinois — A wonderful success story of a young child with autism who receives services from this affiliate. Learn More
  • Easterseals Colorado — Check out the great work this affiliate is doing with their Disability Friendly Employers Program, which acts as a Better Business Bureau for businesses that employ people with disabilities. Read More
  • Easterseals-Goodwill Northern Rocky Mountain — This affiliate participated in a 'Spread the Word to End the Word' rally to bring attention to the harmful effects of the "R-word". Read More
  • Easterseals New Hampshire — Employee Stephanie Higgs, who works with the affiliate's Military and Veterans services, wrote a column titled "Appeal to employers: Local veterans in need of work" to connect veterans with employers. Learn More
  • Easterseals Eastern Pennsylvania — Congratulations to this affiliate for being one of 52 organizations in Pennsylvania to receive a grant from the Comcast Foundation. This allowed them to fund the Interactive Metronome, "an assessment and training tool that improves neurotiming for patients across the therapy spectrum — such as those with ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Sensory Processing Disorder." Read More

expand_lessexpand_moreFebruary

  • Easterseals New Jersey — Christine Dante, Assistant Vice President of Employment Services from Easterseals New Jersey, spoke with Comcast Newsmakers about hiring and accommodating people with disabilities. Watch the video
  • Easterseals Midwest — A wonderful feature story about Easterseals Midwest's community impact. Read More
  • Easterseals New Hampshire — LTC Partners pledged $50,000 to Easterseals New Hampshire's Veterans Count program. Learn More
  • Easterseals Central Illinois — Check out this success story featuring a young boy who is reaching his milestones with the help of Easterseals Central Illinois. Read More
  • Easterseals DC MD VA — Jon Horowitch wrote a great article on the key takeaways of the affiliate’s work with Carly Fiorina’s Unlocking Potential nonprofit to strengthen their leadership capacity. Read More
  • Easterseals Washington — This affiliate is creating a Technology Achievement Center at its adult services program with a grant from Comcast. Learn more about the Center
  • Easterseals of Southern Georgia — The affiliate’s Megan’s House is officially open!  “The home provides quality respite care for children ages 0-17 who have developmental disabilities, a diagnosis of autism or who are medically fragile.”  Read More
  • Easterseals Capital Region & Eastern Connecticut — This affiliate was awarded a $20,000 Comcast grant. Learn More
  • Easterseals Central Illinois — A wonderful success story about a young boy with autism. Read More
  • Easterseals Central Ohio — Congrats to this affiliate for receiving a 5 Star Step Up to Quality Rating from the State of Ohio!
  • Easterseals DC MD VA — The Kessler Foundation has awarded a second Signature Employment Grant to Easter Seals Serving DC|MD|VA to launch Easterseals Disability Staffing Network (EDSN, pronounced "Edison"). Learn More
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