Volunteer Spotlight: Radha Warty

April is National Volunteer Month and each week we are highlighting a volunteer who has made an impact on Easterseals Crossroads and the individuals we serve. This week we talk to Radha Warty. (post created by Tessa Barnard, Community Engagement Coordinator) Name one fun fact you would like people to know about you. I love working on… Read more Volunteer Spotlight: Radha Warty

All About OTs

Celebrating 100 Years of OT | Not only are occupational therapists  celebrating Occupational Therapist Month during April, they are also celebrating the 100th anniversary of the profession this year! Occupational therapy gained its roots after soldiers returned from WWI needing therapy. The National Society for the Promotion of Occupational Therapy started in 1917 in Clifton Springs,… Read more All About OTs

Volunteer Spotlight: Michael Ferron Singleton

April is National Volunteer Month and each week we are highlighting a volunteer who has made an impact on Easterseals Crossroads and the individuals we serve. This week we talk to Michael Ferron Singleton. (post created by Tessa Barnard, Community Engagement Coordinator) Name one fun fact you would like people to know about you. I am obsessed… Read more Volunteer Spotlight: Michael Ferron Singleton

Meaningful Employment through Project SEARCH

Young Adults with Disabilities Gain Meaningful Employment (post created by Bohlsen Group) “This is my last free weekend!” Karen Cespedes announced with a wide grin. The 19-year-old had just accepted a job offer in Environmental Services at Community North Hospital after completing a year’s internship there through Project SEARCH. Karen shares many characteristics with your… Read more Meaningful Employment through Project SEARCH

Power of Play

Tracy Gale, PsyD, HSPP, and Emmaleigh Badeaux, BS | Play is an essential and cherished part of childhood. As children play, they are building cognitive, social, physical and emotional skills that benefit their growth. Play not only encourages healthy brain development but serves as a protective factor against future emotional difficulties and helps modulate peer… Read more Power of Play

iCan Bike Registration Now Open

Register Today Registration is now open for iCan Bike  – a bicycle camp for children and adults (ages 8 and up) with disabilities that provides the opportunity to learn how to ride and transition to a conventional bike within a 5-day period. The program utilizes adapted bikes and techniques developed by Dr. Richard Klein, a retired… Read more iCan Bike Registration Now Open

Vital Programs help with Independence

Maximize Potential / live independent lives “Tiki is one of the happiest people I know,” said mom Sarilla. Staff in our adult day program agree; Tiki has been part of our Easterseals Crossroads family for 12 years. “When we began searching for day programs for Tiki, we asked opinions from many people; Easterseals Crossroads kept… Read more Vital Programs help with Independence