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.
October 7, 2021
I have Muscular Dystrophy which requires full care for all activities of daily living. Through home …
September 29, 2021
An interview with Crystal Odom-McKinney, National Director of Senior Community Service Employment P…
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…
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