Meet Ben! A Better Hearing & Speech Month Spotlight.

May is Better Hearing & Speech Month. Each year, this month provides an opportunity to raise awareness about communication disorders, and the life-changing therapy services that people can receive. Easterseals Central Illinois pediatric speech therapists use a variety of techniques to teach essential skills needed to be confident and successful communicators. Speech-language treatment plans and …

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Larkin’s Story

One word to describe her: happy. Larkin loves everyone.  She is genuinely interested in people (especially babies) and enjoys getting up close and personal.  She loves to sing, draw, and play pretend.  She has an amazing memory and capacity to learn amazing facts -from music composers to move characters, and fun trivia in between. Her …

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A Telethon Host for the History Books

The 46th Annual Easterseals Telethon happened earlier this month on March 7 at the Par-A-Dice Hotel. The culmination of Easterseals Central Illinois’ annual campaign, the telethon has always been a place where old friends can reunite, families can celebrate milestones, and members of the Easterseals family can spend an evening celebrating the organization that ties …

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100% Included, 100% Empowered – Bryce’s Story

Bryce appreciates the adventure in every day. Bryce's high school graduation announcement picture. He loves planning and going on vacations, and his parents share that he loves to keep busy through helping around the house and in the community, and by fostering his creativity through art projects, as well as singing, dancing, and acting. In …

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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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