Celebrating 28 years of disability rights and inclusion.
On July 26, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) will celebrate its 28th year as law. This vital legislation was the culmination of decades of work—much of which took place in the San Francisco Bay Area by trailblazers of the disability rights movement. This month, we honor the champions who fought for their rights and started a social movement for equality.
504 Sit-in: The Longest in U.S. History
On April 5, 1977, hundreds of people with disabilities and advocates alike occupied federal buildings throughout the U.S. in an attempt to fully establish the regulations of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973—the most vital disability rights legislation in the U.S. until the enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act in 1990.
On April 22nd, we celebrated Easterseals’ 100th anniversary at the top of the Salesforce Tower with our supporters, staff and community.read more
Let’s make 2019 a better place for all of us!read more
Since October of this year, we’ve been enrolling clients between 4- and 18-years-old in our social skills groups at our clinics around the Bay Area. Clients participate in small groups led by our applied behavior analysis (ABA) Supervisors who teach and reinforce social skills development with a focus on STEAM areas (science, technology, engineering, art, and math).read more