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

Ask Me: What are Person-Centered Services for people with disabilities?

In our ongoing Ask Me series, Adult Day Services Coordinator Lora Glassman answers questions about Person-Centered Services and discusses how they impacted her life when she received services from ESSC.

A Chance Encounter: How A Casual Lunch Turned into a Mission Moment

Easterseals SoCal CEO, Mark Whitley recounts a Mission Moment with a Living Options participant's family Susan, who has thrived in her home of 16 years.

By |2023-08-21T17:08:07-07:00August 21st, 2023|Categories: Living Options|Tags: , |0 Comments

Easterseals SoCal Participants Volunteer at Comic-Con

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

Why Disability Pride Month Matters and 7 Ways You Can Be an Ally

In this blog post, Howard shares what Disability Pride Month means to him and how people, both with and without disabilities, can celebrate and support this month. 

By |2023-06-26T15:38:47-07:00June 23rd, 2023|Categories: Disability Pride Month|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month: An Easterseals Associate’s Perspective

Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month recognizes the profound influence and contributions that Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans have made to the culture of the United States

Terrifying and Uncomfortable: The Struggles People with Disabilities Face while Flying

Thanks to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), people with disabilities can travel on public transit including trains, buses, ride shares, and taxis. However, a large barrier remains when it comes to air travel – which is exempted from the ADA.

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.

Human Resources Team Begins ‘Employing Abilities at Work’ Certification Program

The new Easterseals Southern California (ESSC) program provides insight into attracting, hiring, retaining, and developing individuals with disabilities.

By |2023-05-01T17:52:41-07:00April 7th, 2023|Categories: Accessibility, DEI|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments