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Easter Seals, Inc.
Easter Seals is the nation’s leading non-profit provider of rehabilitation services to children and adults with disabilities as well as support to their families.
Telephone: 800-221-6827
http://www.easterseals.com

CFC Code: 12198
IRS EIN Number: 36-2171729
AFR: 24.3% What's this?

Kayla Pinard is everything you imagine a little girl to be. She is a petite little lady, painfully shy to strangers but with a look in her eye that means mischief is lurking. She is such a typical a little girl that it is hard to believe that she ever was anything else. But typical is not how her life began. At her twenty-week ultrasound, the Pinards got news that every parent dreads to hear. Something somehow had gone wrong during her development.





Easter Seals Blog| Easter Seals Blog
Providing Help, Hope and Answers for Families with Autism Today
Wed, 27 May 2015
Yesterday National Public Radio’s Morning Edition show ran a special feature about how Spain’s famous Prado Museum has made 3-D copies of some works in its collection so that people who are blind can feel them.
Fri, 22 May 2015
June is only 10 — count them, 10 — days away! That means our respite staff and therapists are eagerly planning activities for the four summer camps we at Easter Seals Crossroads coordinate each year, and more Easter Seals staff across the country are preparing for their summer camps, too. Summer camp is an experience […]
Tue, 19 May 2015
I’ve heard people say that Hollywood is tough, but when the going gets tough, the tough get going. That’s certainly true of the veterans who worked on the latest public service announcement for Easter Seals Dixon Center.
Mon, 18 May 2015
When young people leave high school to attend college, their services, expectations and procedures change. The US Department of Education has produced a nice publication on the service differences between high school and college.
Fri, 15 May 2015
One of the more uncomfortable experiences I sometimes have as a deaf person is when I cannot understand the person speaking to me. And so, the person speaking to me gets annoyed with me, or even angry. Perhaps the person thinks that I am not listening, or that I don't care. They don't know the real reason...

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

During the past 36 years, Easter Seals actively supported and promoted the passage of the following federal legislation that has helped people with disabilities achieve independence.

2000 - Older Americans Act Amendments include a new National Family Caregiver Support Program, which provides funding to state and area agencies on aging, and other organizations they contract with, to provide systems of support services to family caregivers. The reauthorized OAA also includes includes an innovation grant program to provide competitive grants to foster the development and testing of new approaches to sustaining the efforts of families and other informal caregivers of older individuals.

2004 - Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) reauthorized and amended to ensure improved educational services to students with disabilities.

2006 - The Lifespan Respite Care Act was signed into law to ensure that community-based respite care services were more accessible and affordable to family caregivers, regardless of the care recipient's or caregiver's age or disability.

2008 - The ADA Amendments Act, legislation to restore the intended coverage of the Americans with Disabilities Act prohibiting discrimination against people with disabilities and providing millions of Americans the chance to participate fully in life.

2009 - State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) Reauthorization for 4.5 years and provide coverage to approximately 4 million additional children.

2010 - Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and reconciliation measure enacted. This historic effort to reform the nation's health care system makes insurance coverage available for an additional 32 million Americans.


 

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