April 29, 2014
From volunteering at CHEER events to a leadership role on our Advisory Board, Dean Weseli is an ambassador for Easter Seals Crossroads. Read his interview to learn more about how you can make a difference for children and adults with disabilities and special needs.
April 28, 2014
Kat Muir is a speech language pathologist at Easter Seals Crossroads and was recently featured on CNN for a video and article she produced to explain the challenges of communicating with someone who has been diagnosed with autism.
April 24, 2014
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The NEXT Project at Easter Seals Crossroads has been painting, sculpting and creating works of art as part of the new art therapy program. From watercolors to line drawings and more, the NEXT Project is ready to unveil their art to the community in their upcoming art show.
April 22, 2014
New technology has been installed at Clowes Hall to bring make performances accessible for the Deaf and hearing impaired, but you'll never guess what it is called!
April 21, 2014
Summertime is a busy season for Easter Seals Crossroads with camps, events and all kinds of activities for children and adults with disabilities and special needs. Each of these activities is supported by volunteers who dedicate their time our consumers and we have a list below explaining how you can get involved.
April 14, 2014
Today there are few options when it comes to games for people who are blind and visually impaired. A few of the big game retailers such as Uno, Monopoly, and Scrabble have games that are accessible but unfortunately they cost about two to three times the normal retail prices. That is where 64 Ounce Games comes into play.
April 13, 2014
Read about National Volunteer Appreciation Week and how Easter Seals Crossroads is honoring volunteers with an annual appreciation event!
April 10, 2014
April is Autism Awareness month, but at Easter Seals Crossroads we understand how autism impacts families much more than just one month out of the year. We have compiled a list of blog posts that show how our staff, consumers and their families strive for autism awareness year-round.
April 8, 2014
We are currently scheduling interpreting services for graduations in May and June - read our blog for details on a price discount!
April 7, 2014
Have you heard of the Accessible Icon Project? This group took the static wheelchair symbol and made it active to display an individual in motion. Read the blog post to learn more about how this project is making a difference for people with disabilities.
April 2, 2014
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When we think of superheros, we often think of the crime fighting men and women in vibrant costumes who protect us from the villains who try to take over our cities. Each character has a back story about how they acquired their powers and transformed from being "normal" humans to super humans. Did you know that several superheros also have disabilities? Here are back stories for 7 superheros who went from disability to ability (read more...)