Kelly Lapadula

About Kelly Lapadula

Kelly Lapadula is the Digital Marketing Manager for Easterseals Southern California. In this role, she enjoys sharing stories that connect Easterseals' services with their local communities. While Kelly joined the Easterseals SoCal team in 2022, her history with the non-profit began in 2013, when she interned at the National office in Chicago. Kelly is thrilled to be back, working to increase awareness of the disability services Easterseals provides throughout Southern California.

Powered By Connection: How Easterseals Senior Day Services Fosters Belonging

In recognition of Older Americans Month this May, we sat down with Kathleen Kolenda, Easterseals Vice President of Adult Day Services, who shares how Easterseals Senior Day Services is positively transforming the cognitive, emotional and physical well-being of the older adults we serve.

L.A. Chargers Cornerback Essang Bassey Visits Easterseals During the Holidays

L.A. Chargers Cornerback Essang Bassey joined Easterseals for a holiday open house at Easterseals Autism Therapy Center in Irvine.

By |2023-12-14T16:28:31-08:00December 14th, 2023|Categories: Autism, Events, family, Holidays|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Easterseals Employees Recognized by the LA Times B2B as DEIA Innovators

Easterseals Southern California’s (ESSC) Chief Clinical Officer Dr. Paula Pompa-Craven and Autism Services Vice President of Clinical Training and Quality Alyssa Kavner were recently recognized as Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility (DEIA) Visionaries by the L.A. Times B2B DEIA Magazine.  

By |2024-01-04T10:56:01-08:00December 1st, 2023|Categories: DEI, RISE|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Easterseals Southern California Raises $170,000 at 23rd Annual ‘Strides for Disability’

Strides raised $170,000, which will directly support Easterseals programs and participants while furthering disability inclusion in our community.

Celebrating Digital Inclusion Week: Building Connected Communities

Digital Inclusion Week aims to raise awareness of solutions addressing home internet access, personal devices, and local technology training and support programs.

Advocacy and Accessibility: Air Travel with a Wheelchair

While the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has ensured some modes of public transportation are accessible for people with disabilities, a large barrier remains when it comes to air travel.

Easterseals Celebrates Direct Support Professional Recognition Week

Direct Support Professional Recognition Week (Sept. 10-17) is an annual opportunity to celebrate the incredible, selfless work of the professionals who support people with disabilities here at Easterseals Southern California.

By |2023-09-11T17:22:25-07:00September 11th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Easterseals SoCal Participants Volunteer at Comic-Con

Easterseals Adult Day Services participants with disabilities volunteered at Comic-Con 2023 in San Diego.

Mental Health Awareness Month: How Easterseals’ Services Support Mental Wellness

As we recognize Mental Health Awareness Month, we’re taking a look at how Easterseals Southern California’s (ESSC) services support the mental health of our participants.