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Easter Seals

a/k/a: Seal


230 W. Monroe St.
Suite 1800
Chicago, IL 60606-4802





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The Easter Seals is a voluntary, non-profit service organization established in 1919 to serve the needs of children and adults with disabilities and to help them achieve independence. It consists of a nationwide network of 105 affiliate societies that operates approximately 400 centers throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. The society provides rehabilitation services; technological assistance; and disability prevention, advocacy and public education programs. Among its programs and services are the provision of physical, occupational, and speech therapy for children and adults; screening programs to identify vision, speech, and hearing problems, scoliosis, and other disabling conditions; and daycare programs for children with disabilities and their non-disabled peers that foster early acceptance of persons with disabilities. In addition, Easter Seals operates parent resource centers with adaptive toys and play therapy programs for young children; offers educational evaluation services; offers job evaluation, training, and placement for people with disabilities; provides loans of such equipment as braces, crutches, wheelchairs, and hearing aids; provides medical treatment and prosthetic care; and offers head trauma programs for children and adults.

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