Providing Services for People with Disabilities and Their Families
Children and adults with disabilities and special needs find highest-quality services designed to meet their individual needs when they come to Easter Seals Central Pennsylvania. Teams of therapists, teachers and other health professionals help each person overcome obstacles to independence so that each person may reach his or her personal goals. Easter Seals also includes families as active members of any therapy program, and offers the support families need.
Outpatient Therapy: Promoting Independence and Quality of Life
Whether through a birth condition, injury or illness, or because of functional limitations experienced in aging, Easter Seals medical rehabilitation services -- including physical, occupational, speech, aquatic and sensory integration therapies -- are the first step toward helping people with disabilities gain greater independence.
Child Development Center/Preschool: Providing a Learning Environment for Children and Peace of Mind for Parents
Meeting a growing need for high-quality child care for more than 20 million young children and their working parents nation-wide, Easter Seals Central Pennsylvania offers child care for children ages 6 months to 5 years. Young children are welcomed to a unique environment where children of all abilities learn together.
Therapeutic Recreation: Having Fun, Making Friends, Expanding Independence
Horseback Riding Program, Sports Programs and Camps, Aquatics, Water-skiing, Snow-skiing, Summer Camp Programs and more.
Interpreting Services: Providing American Sign Language (ASL) Interpretation Services for the Community
Easter Seals Interpreting Services provides sign language interpretation services for the Deaf community and offers ASL classes to the community, businesses and organizations, to help the community at-large become more involved within the Deaf community.
Autism Resource Center: Providing valuable resources about Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Two locations; York and Altoona. Resources include: lending library with books, auditory CD’s, videos/DVD’s and other educational materials, and sample toys, games, picture exchange communication systems, and sensory equipment. The centers have computers for public use including Board Maker software. The centers are open to any individuals, professionals and students interested in Autism information; during office hours or by appointment, (click the link above for addresses and hours).
Contact us to learn more about services offered by Easter Seals Central Pennsylvania.