Angel Stadium Lights Up with Disability Pride

As one of Angels Baseball’s official disability inclusion partners, Easterseals Southern California (ESSC) was proud to celebrate Disability Pride Month with more than 1,000 participants, associates, partners, and supporters at the game on Saturday, July 13. 

Disability is Not a Dirty Word: Why Kasey Galik Embraces Her Unique Journey

Embracing my disability has allowed me to redefine how I perceive myself and how I want to be perceived by others. It no longer matters how others see me; what is important is how I see myself. I am proud of who I am, and my disability is a part of that identity. It does not make me any less capable or deserving of respect and love.

‘Disability is Not a Dirty Word’: How Easterseals’ PSA Promotes Disability Pride

Easterseals and the disability community have come together to say, ‘Disability is Not a Dirty Word’! From its very concept, language, and design, through to its launch, this campaign is built by people with disabilities.

Easterseals Endeavors: Recent Highlights and Happenings

Easterseals Southern California kicked off the summer of 2024 with plenty of activity, and the excitement is only just beginning! Take a look at some of the recent happenings across Easterseals and beyond.   

Easterseals SoCal Joins TikTok: Expanding Our Reach and Sharing Inspiring Stories

Easterseals Southern California is excited to expand our social media family by joining the TikTok universe. With the continued growth and expansion of our organization, it's important we reach a broader audience across multiple platforms and channels.

ESSC News: Spring 2024 Updates from Easterseals SoCal

In our Spring 2024 ESSC News update, learn all about the latest happenings at Easterseals Southern California.

Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Easterseals Employee Finds Balance in Her Adopted Country

In recognition of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Easterseals employee Eriko Yamagashi, Regional Vice President of Autism Service's Behavior Provider Network, shares her experience as a Japanese American.

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.

Spotting Strengths, Finding Joy: How Easterseals Is Using Positive Psychology in Autism Services

For Autism Acceptance Month in April, we sat down with Rick Gutierrez, Ph.D., Vice President of Clinical Strategy & Operations at Easterseals Southern California, to talk about a powerful approach that is creating more balance and wellness in people’s lives.