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23 May, 2017, 17:10 ET Statement of Katy Neas, Easterseals Executive Vice President, Public Affairs on the Fiscal Year 2018 Trump Budget

The Administration's FY 2018 budget severely threatens the health and independence of low income children and adults with disabilities and their...


21 Mar, 2017, 09:00 ET Easterseals Southern California Receives Three-Year Grant From Bob Hope Legacy To Expand Veterans Support Program

The Bob Hope Legacy has extended its commitment to Easterseals Southern California with a three-year, $750,000 grant to further support the...


16 Mar, 2017, 07:00 ET Easterseals & A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts, Inc. Launch Crafting A Better World Spring Campaign

A.C. Moore and Easterseals are ensuring all children have the opportunity to succeed in the earliest years of life in an easy and crafty way...


08 Mar, 2017, 10:00 ET Easterseals Disability Film Challenge to Provide An Opportunity for Filmmakers To Change the Way the World Defines And Views Disability

Easterseals, the nation's largest disability services organization, has joined forces with the Disability Film Challenge to provide filmmakers,...


08 Dec, 2016, 07:00 ET Easterseals takes on unemployment among older adults

Easterseals, the indispensable resource for people facing disabilities, announced a $23.6 million grant from the US Department of Labor for the...


05 Dec, 2016, 07:00 ET Three New Members Join Easterseals National Board of Directors

Easterseals, the indispensable resource of people facing disability, today announced the appointment of three new board members to its National...


18 Nov, 2016, 07:00 ET Easterseals Announces New Chairman of its National Board of Directors

Easterseals, the indispensable resource for families facing disability, today announced it elected Joseph G. Kern to serve as Chair of its National...


04 Oct, 2016, 07:00 ET Easterseals to Help Communities Provide Accessible Transportation for Older Adults and People With Disabilities

 Transportation continues to be a barrier for older adults and people with disabilities in rural communities. In response, Easterseals designed...


04 Oct, 2016, 07:00 ET New Autism Documentary Joins Forces With Easterseals To Promote Inclusion For Families With Disabilities In Communities Nationwide

 Easterseals, the country's indispensable resource for people facing today's disabilities, and the filmmakers behind the forthcoming...


29 Sep, 2016, 07:00 ET Boy with Autism Makes Television Debut in Children's Show Coming to Netflix Oct.1

 Charlie Owens, an Easterseals client with autism, adds "actor" to his growing list of accomplishments.  On Oct. 1, Netflix subscribers...


19 Sep, 2016, 07:00 ET Easterseals And Parents Magazine Bring The Disability Conversation To The Forefront In October

CHICAGO, Sept. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Everyone will face disability in their lifetime – whether personally or as a...


12 Sep, 2016, 07:00 ET Easterseals Urges Congress To Approve A Zika Funding Package To Protect And Aid Families

With the U.S. in the midst of mosquito season nationwide, the Zika virus is affecting the lives of children and adults all across the country....


24 Aug, 2016, 07:00 ET CVS Health and Easterseals Celebrate Ten Years of Partnership to Support our Nation's Young Children on Their Path to Better Health

Through investments of more than $1.5 million in early childhood services at Easterseals in the past decade, CVS Health has been instrumental in...


12 Jul, 2016, 06:00 ET Easterseals and CVS Health Foundation Take on Disparities in Smoking Among Disability and Veteran Communities

Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of death and disease in the United States. While more Americans are kicking the habit, 42...


13 Jun, 2016, 07:00 ET Easterseals Awards State and Federal Officials with the 2016 Outstanding Advocate Awards

This evening, Easterseals will honor 12 Congressmen and women with its 2016 Outstanding Advocate Award during Easterseals Advocacy Summit held at...


01 Jun, 2016, 07:00 ET Friendly's Ice Cream Dishes Out More Than $230,000 to Easterseals

 Today, Friendly's Ice Cream, LLC announced that its company-wide 'Cones for Kids' campaign raised $230,000 for Easterseals which will help...


03 May, 2016, 06:00 ET Easterseals Launches Revitalized Brand, Ready to Take on Disability Together

 Easterseals (formerly Easter Seals), the indispensable resource for people facing today's disabilities, launched its multi-year,...