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.
May 7, 2021
We are excited to have Rachelle Chapman share thoughts about being a mom ahead of Mother’s Day…
May 6, 2021
Happy Mother’s Day to all of us with children who have disabilities! We celebrated early — my husban…
April 20, 2021
I just got word that the U.S. Department of Justice has moved to intervene in a disability discrimin…
April 12, 2021
My boyfriend Juan lives in Houston. I live in the suburbs of Chicago. He came to visit me last fall,…
April 1, 2021
Anja Herrman’s well-written guest post about disability and empowerment was so, well, powerful that …
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.
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.
Born with Spina Bifida and clubfoot, Auburn Smith became a nationally-ranked tennis player and aspiring musician.
Spotlight story about Kim Mitchell
Born with autism, Connor is bright, funny, warm, loving and energetic.
Individual Placement and Support (IPS) is a model of supported employment for people with serious mental illness.Read More
Our adult day services serve adults with disabilities while providing their families and caregivers with respite and access to community resources.Read More
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.Read More