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Easterseals of Southeastern Pennsylvania

Private Healthcare - Health Services Education - Teaching - Administration 250 - 500 Employees 8 Active Jobs

For more than 70 years, Easter Seals of Southeastern Pennsylvania has been helping people with disabilities gain greater independence. Our mission is to provide exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities or special needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities.

Our services include Approved Private School, special classrooms, summer programs, parent-infant programs, Assistive technology, early intervention programs and various outpatient speech, physical and occupational therapy programs. Children who receive these services are challenged with a variety of disabilities, including autism, cerebral palsy, Down Syndrome, spina bifida and physical and developmental delays.

Funding for programs and services comes from a variety of sources. Over $1 million of our annual operating budget comes from charitable contributions. Support comes from corporate and foundation grants, individual gifts and special events.

Easter Seals of SEPA  provides on site services in schools located in 5 counties:  Philadelphia, Bucks, Delaware, Montgomery County, and community evaluative services in Berks, Northhampton and Lehigh Valley.

Some home care and care in medical and day care facilities is available in counties where we have schools.

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Easter Seals of Southeastern Pa provides critically needed therapeutic services, support, education, recreation and advocacy for children with special needs and their families.

To accomplish this, Easter Seals hires a team of licensed professions such as
Speech Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Special
Education Teachers. There are many other professionals who together work to provide a team effort of support. Easter Seals of SEPA is diligent in reminding employees to continue their development, update professional licensing, and comply with all regulations regarding their specifc discipline.

Easter Seals is a non-profit organization. Funding for programs and services comes from a variety of sources. Over $1 million of our annual operating budget comes from charitable contributions. Support comes from corporate and foundation grants, individual gifts and special events.


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Easter Seals of Southeastern Pennsylvania provided direct services to over 4,000 children and adults with disabilities last year. Our clients are challenged with a variety of disabilities including: brain damage, physical disabilities, spina bifida, muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy, mental retardation, learning disabilities, genetic disorders, autism, hearing, vision and speech disorders and developmental delays.
The following programs help these individuals to receive needed therapeutic services, challenge their cognitive and motor skills, express their creativity and interact with their peers in a fun and comfortable environment.

Approved Private School Specialized school program for children two to eight years of age. Early Intervention Services for children from birth to five years of age demonstrating a 25% delay. Bright Beginnings Specialized program for "at-risk" children who do not qualify for Early Intervention services. Assistive Technology Assistive Technology services and devices are offered to both children and adults with disabilities. STEP-UP! A comprehensive program designed to meet the needs of children birth to five years of age who have pervasive developmental delay, relational difficulties or an autistic spectrum disorder. Physical, Speech and Occupational Therapies Provided as both home-based and center-based services.