Monthly Archives: December 2018

A Roadmap to Independence

Finding a ride or navigating public transit systems may be challenging for people with special needs or seniors with limited mobility, but transportation does not have to be a barrier to participating in life's daily activities in Southern California. Perhaps you’re unaware of – or not sure if you quality for – Access Paratransit Services, [...]

By |2019-03-07T17:25:27+00:00December 24th, 2018|Categories: Transportation|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

There’s No Place Like Home…

People with significant special needs frequently encounter a variety of barriers to living independently, but Easterseals Southern California (ESSC) is committed to helping the people we serve to live, work and play in their communities. Providing an intimate home setting for individuals with physical and/or developmental challenges – the majority of whom have lived most [...]

By |2019-03-07T17:27:28+00:00December 17th, 2018|Categories: Community Living|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Managing Holiday Stress for Children with Autism

While many consider the holiday season the “most wonderful time of the year,” others may feel overwhelmed during this time of year and these bustling times can be an even greater challenge for a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The dazzle of decorations, smells of unfamiliar foods, music of the season, unfamiliar people and [...]

Every Day is an Opportunity to Raise Disability Awareness

While December 3 is officially calendared by the United Nations as International Day of Persons with Disabilities – among a variety of other dates dedicated to campaigns to raise public awareness and support of the special needs community – every day brings a variety of opportunities to heighten disability awareness and to make a difference [...]