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.
February 11, 2021
Every winter here in Chicago, I find myself questioning why it is that when snow plows clear passage…
February 4, 2021
I am pleased to introduce Crom Saunders as our guest blogger today. A theatre interpreter and Americ…
January 27, 2021
Among the many changes the new administration made in its first week was to make a commitment to ens…
January 15, 2021
As we remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the vital work he did and continues to do through his …
January 14, 2021
Louis Braille was born on January 4, 1809. His birthday is now annually recognized as World Braille …
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