Easterseals Ambassadors: Where Are They Now?

In 100 years, Easterseals has had the honor of having some remarkable people pass through our doors. As we prepare for the Easterseals Century Ball we are taking the time to reflect on past Ambassadors. Read on to see what one of our past Ambassadors is up to now! Jessica Rosenbohm Jessica can do remarkable …

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How can we get to 100% Included. 100% Empowered?

We asked our Easterseals families, staff and supporters to answer that question. We received hundreds of stories of amazing kindness, big moments and little gestures. We also received a lot of questions from the community. One of them being: How can we be more inclusive? Inclusion is kindness. Being friendly, generous and considerate of others …

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A Look Back: Easterseals Central Illinois and the 2010s

In December of 2010, Easterseals named "The Ray and Kathy LaHood Center for Cerebral Palsy" in honor of the former United States Secretary of Transportation and his wife. The center opened in 2011. In 2012, the Easter Seals Foudnation of Central Illinois was incorporated as a separate 501(c)(3). In 2013, Easterseals was awarded contracts to …

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Sound Effect Checklist

by Kelsey Lutes, MS CCC-SLP Speech-Language Pathologist Sound effects are a fun and effective way to help young children learn to talk by developing vocal imitation skills, transitioning from pre-speech to speech sounds, moving the articulators, developing prosody (the melody of speech) and transitioning from automatic to voluntary sounds. Pair these sounds with actions when …

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