ACT NOW: Help End the Disability Workforce Crisis

Please contact the Governor and your elected officials this week by email, call or tweet at urging them to end the disability workforce crisis

Singer and Autism Advocate Giving Streaming Proceeds from New Album to Easterseals Southern California

Claire Khodara balances singing, her businesses and motherhood, while finding ways to support and advocate for the autism community.

Autism Acceptance Month Celebrations Fill Easterseals’ April Calendar

Events, stories and activities increase understanding, acceptance, and support for autism and autistic individuals to inspire a kinder, more inclusive world.

March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

The National Disabilities Awareness Month theme for March 2022, "Worlds Imagined," seeks to increase awareness of the need to provide inclusive access in all areas of community life for individuals with developmental disabilities.

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An Appreciation of Disability Advocate Lois Curtis

For Black History Month, Easterseals Chief Operating Officer, Beverlyn Mendez, shares thoughts about her dissertation on Disability Advocate Lois Curtis.

Celebrating Unsung Heroes of the Disability Rights Movement

Black Americans have a long history of making significant contributions to our country, including many who have advocated for inclusion for people with disabilities.

Assemblymember Luz Rivas Honors Representatives from Adult Day Services in Van Nuys for Volunteer Work

Participants and Life Skills Coaches given certificates of recognition for completing month-long project for Red Ribbon Week

Bases Were Stolen and Home Runs Were Hit During Our Family Fun Day on the Dodgers Dreamfield at Jack Bulik Park in Fontana

Held at Jack Bulik Park in Fontana on the Dodgers Dreamfield, the Family Fun Day gave eventgoers the opportunity to learn baseball fundamentals, enjoy a free Baker’s meal, and participate in games and activities for all ages.

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By Doing her Job Well, Southern California Sports Reporter Maria Serrao Shows Disability Is No Barrier to Success

Sports reporter Maria Serrao knows that, for a candidate in a wheelchair, securing employment can be a struggle, but doing her job well has kept disability from being a barrier to success.

A Critical Time for National Disability Employment Awareness Month

This year’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month theme, “America’s Recovery: Powered by Inclusion”, aims to highlight the growing workforce disparity between persons with a disability and those without, while emphasizing the importance of inclusion in the restoration of the American economy.