October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)

"America’s Recovery: Powered by Inclusion"Easterseals Colorado is proud to support National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). Held each October, NDEAM aims to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America's workers with disabilities. The theme for NDEAM 2021, “America’s Recovery: Powered by Inclusion,” reflects the importance of ensuring that … Continue reading October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)

National Disability Voter Registration Week (NDVRW)

This week is National Disability Voter Registration Week! People with disabilities are a huge portion of the voting bloc as 1 in 4 people with disabilities live in America –that's 61+ million voices strong. Be seen. Be heard. Be counted. Register to vote today! Easterseals HQ put together a checklist to make sure your voice … Continue reading National Disability Voter Registration Week (NDVRW)

2nd Annual Walk With Me + 2021 Events

Easterseals Colorado, like all of us, is eagerly awaiting the full return to life, jobs, activities, and communities. 2020 was hard for us all, but caregivers and clients who rely on programs were especially hit hard. Our fundraising events this year, more than ever, are bringing together a community who understands the importance of taking … Continue reading 2nd Annual Walk With Me + 2021 Events

“I am … I am more than my disability” Developmental Disability Awareness Campaign

March is the nationally recognized Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about the inclusion of individuals with developmental disabilities (DD) and the barriers they still sometimes face. This month, in partnership with Developmental Pathways, our affiliate at Access Gallery created a #DDAwareness campaign with the theme "I am ..." to highlight that … Continue reading “I am … I am more than my disability” Developmental Disability Awareness Campaign

Family Respite Voucher Program

Caregivers of individuals who need support with personal care, supervision, and monitoring may find themselves in need of respite (or short breaks) from time-to-time. A program of Easterseals Colorado, the Colorado Respite Coalition (CRC), provides financial assistance for family caregivers across the state to access respite care through the Family Respite Voucher Program. Funds are … Continue reading Family Respite Voucher Program