Easterseals South Florida 2017 Small Miracles Luncheon
Easterseals South Florida Family
Seniors in Adult Day Center
Activities in Special Education Classroom
Wayne & Nicole Cypen School (including the child development center, the elementary and middle school academy and the culinary arts high school) provides expert and focused help for children with autism and other special needs so they can reach their fullest potential and make progress on their journey towards independence.
o 100% of children made progress toward age-appropriate milestones
o Approximately 4,000 hours of occupational, physical and speech therapy for children 0-3 years old
o 100% of children make progress toward age-appropriate milestones
345 Students Served
Provides high quality, early-childhood education to pre-school children living in impoverished communities, as well as support and services their families need to raise their children so they enter kindergarten ready to learn and their families are better equipped to break the cycle of poverty.
o 99% of children accessed health insurance and received preventative health care
o Approximately 70% of families received community-based services and supports upon referrals from our program social worker, mental health counselor, disability coordinator and our health counselor
561 Families Served
Adult Day Care
Allows adults living with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia to spend their days in our centers with our caring staff while their caregivers work, so they can return to their families every evening rather than living in a nursing home.
- 99% of participants remained in the community and were able to continue living at home
- 86% of caregivers state our services have maintained or improved their ability to continue to provide care
- 87% of participants were linked to additional community support services
484 Families Served
Provides in-home assistance for elders too frail to leave their homes, which lightens the stressful and often detrimental burden shouldered by their caregivers so the family can continue living together under the same roof as they envisioned they would.
o 97% of caregivers state our services have maintained or improved their ability to continue to provide care
o 84% of caregivers have decreased feelings of burden
o 100% of participants were able to continue living at home
132 Families Served