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Find your ability at Easterseals Southeast Wisconsin

Every year we work with thousands of children, adults, and families in eight counties through a variety of programs and services. Our professionals help young children learn to walk or be ready for school, create smiles and laughter at our camps, teach young adults work skills and help them find their first job, and provide support for older adults so they can continue living in a home that they love.

Upcoming Event

Milwaukee Milkmen vs Winnipeg Goldeyes Baseball Game

When: Thursday, August 26, 6:35 PM
Where: Franklin Field
Every ticket purchase benefits our clients. You've been stuck inside for a year thanks to COVID. Join us for some awesome baseball in a beautiful new stadium!

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Get in Touch With Us

Easterseals Southeast Wisconsin

6737 W Washington St, Suite 4205
West Allis, WI 53214
Phone: 414-449-4444

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What's New At

Easterseals Southeast Wisconsin

2020 CEO Message
Our CEO, Pete Engel, is retiring later this month. We wish him the best and thank him for his service to the agency!
Your support has helped Masheia find competitive employment with Clean Power five days per week.
Kieosha and her daughter Summer are learning together in our Safe Babies Healthy Families program.
Renovations at our Wauwatosa ADS site are finished. We've remodeled our kitchen, added a sensory room, and repaved the parking lot. Thank you to our supporters who have helped make our clients home away from home just a little nicer and more engaging.
Amanda’s childhood was filled with pain, loss, and instability. She wanted better for her child.

Recent Posts From

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Listen Today: How an Advocate Saw Her Future as a Young Person with a Disability

September 22, 2021

My 15-year-old author friend Anja Herrman, a.k.a. DJ Mermaid, is going to be on WBEZ, Chicago Public…

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The Makings of an Accessible Vacation Resort Experience

September 7, 2021

My family makes it a priority to take a vacation together every year. Some vacations are smaller (Wi…

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Caregivers Deserve Better

August 27, 2021

Our son Gus was born in 1986 with significant physical and developmental disabilities. He lived at h…

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Remote Learning and Higher Education from Home: Benefits for Students with Disabilities

August 17, 2021

Erin Hawley, Digital Content Producer for Easterseals and the host of Disability Readathon, received…

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Parents of Kids with Disabilities are Asking Schools to Make up for Lost time

August 16, 2021

A story I heard on NPR’s Morning Edition was heartbreaking for me to listen to. Parent after parent …

Stories From Our Clients

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A “can-do” spirit

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.

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At Easterseals, Retired Tuskegee Airman Stays Active

Cicero is “the life of the party” at Easterseals, where he attends an adult day program twice a week and enjoys socializing, dancing and therapeutic activities.

Auburn Smith
A "One-of-a-Kind Kid"

Born with Spina Bifida and clubfoot, Auburn Smith became a nationally-ranked tennis player and aspiring musician.

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Act of Kindness Leads to Inspiring Reunion

Spotlight story about Kim Mitchell

From "wait and see" to success in school

Born with autism, Connor is bright, funny, warm, loving and energetic.

Featured Programs

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Individual Placement and Support

Individual Placement and Support (IPS) is a model of supported employment for people with serious mental illness.

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Adult Day Services

Our adult day services serve adults with disabilities while providing their families and caregivers with respite and access to community resources.

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Safe Babies Healthy Families

We use a compassionate, holistic approach to mentor and assist at-risk families to create health, social and financial supports. These supports are critical to a safe and stable future.

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