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Easter Seals Central California

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General Agency Information
Name:Easter Seals Central California
Alternate Name(s):Central California Easter Seals
Address:9010 Soquel Drive Suite 1
Aptos, CA  95003
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-684-2166
Fax Number:831-684-1018
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Monday-Friday, 8-5
Description: The mission of Easter Seals Central California is to provide support, education and advocacy for children and adults with disabilities and their families.

ELIGIBILITY: Qualifying disabilities based upon individual program requirements.

AREAS SERVED: Santa Cruz, San Benito, Monterey Counties; seven counties in Central Valley.
Camp Harmon is a residential camp in Boulder Creek for children and adults with disabilities, ages 8-65. Activities include horseback riding, swimming, arts and crafts, and many others. For more information, contact Cyndi Case, Camp Registrar at 831-338-3383.

The P.L.A.Y. Project teaches parents of young children with or at risk for autism spectrum disorders how to play with and relate to their child to help the child progress more rapidly through the typical developmental stages of early childhood. For more information, contact Darlene Coronado at 831-296-2510 or

Our Autism Services also include the Early Intervention Autism Program, an intensive early intervention program for ages 0-3 designed to help build meaningful behavioral, self-help, language, communication, cognitive, fine motor, gross motor, and social and emotional skills (funded only for persons served by the San Andreas Regional Center) as well as behavior specialists who provide school/home support, parent mentors, trainings and support groups. For more information, contact Heather Pint at 831-684-2166 ext.127 or

Respite Services offer primary caregivers the opportunity to enjoy breaks from their daily care-giving duties. By serving the respite needs of family members and caregivers, a less stressful home environment is enjoyed by all. For more information, contact Mercedes Pena at 831-684-2166 ext. 117 or Habla espanol.

Educational Services provide services that supplement those normally offered by public schools. These services include: one-to-one assistance, sign language interpretation, nursing, speech and language therapy, behavior intervention and home teaching. For more information, call Larry Doan at (831) 684-2166 ext. 128.

The Wide Awakes program offers social and recreational activities for young adults with physical and developmental disabilities. For more information, contact Janet Crosse at 831-684-2166 ext. 107 or
Volunteer Info:Contact Camp Harmon office.
Languages other than English:Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled:Parking & Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation:Call for information
Eligibility:See Description Notes
Areas Served:See Description Notes
Funding Source:Varies
Contact Persons

Stella Lauerman

Subject Headings
Developmental Disabilities
Information and Referral
Information Services
Mutual Support Groups
Occupational Therapy
Physical Disabilities
Private Nonprofits
Respite Care
Sign Language Interpretation
Social Development and Enrichment
Special Education
Speech Therapy
Volunteer Opportunities
This record last modified July 15, 2014

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