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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  95003-4002
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-684-2166
Fax Number:831-684-1018
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Monday-Friday, 8-5
Description:Easter Seals provides exceptional services, education, outreach, and advocacy so that people living with autism and other disabilities can live, learn, work and play in our communities.

ELIGIBILITY: Qualifying disabilities based upon individual program requirements.

AREAS SERVED: Santa Cruz, San Benito, Monterey Counties; seven counties in Central Valley.
Programs:Adult Services:

Camp Harmon is a residential camp for children and adults with disabilities, ages 8-65. See related agencies below for full listing.

Parent and Community trainings offer a wide range of customized educational programs for parents, educators, childcare providers and community agencies to promote positive behavior management and fully inclusive environments for individuals with disabilities.

Support Groups allow parents to receive emotional and practical support from other parents who share the particular joys and challenges of parenting a child with special needs. Easter Seals provides administrative guidance to several support groups for parents of loved ones with disabilities.

Wide Awakes: This program offers regular monthly social and recreational experiences for adults with physical and developmental disabilities.

Autism (ASD) Services:
Comprehensive, evidence-based evaluation and treatment for individuals from birth through young adulthood diagnosed on the autism spectrum. Innovative therapies, training, support, and education services to create life-changing solutions for those with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their families.

Contact:Heather Pint
Director of Autism Services, Behavior Consultant Aptos, 831-684-2166 x127

Children's Services:
Autism Services
Camp Harmon
Educational Services:
The Educational Services program provides services that supplement those normally offered by public schools. These services include: one-to-one assistance, sign language interpretation, adapted physical education, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy, behavior intervention and home teaching.

Kids on The Block: is a puppet presentation for elementary school children which educates and promotes tolerance and inclusion of children with disabilities in educational settings and the community at large.

Military & Veteran Services:
Family Camp at Camp Harmon

Senior Services:
Camp Harmon
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

Related Agencies
Child Agencies:Camp Harmon
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 September 12, 2015