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EASTER SEALS EASTERN PA
Providing Services for Children and Young Adults with Disabilities

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Programs and Services

Program and Services information is underlined throughout this section and may be easily downloaded with a click.  These pages will give you details of Programs and Services currently being offered in Berks County, the Lehigh Valley and the Poconos. 

All Services Brochure (English)
All Services Brochure (Spanish)
Grid showing all programs  

Services from Birth to Age 3
Early Intervention provides critically needed services to children with disabilities or developmental delays from birth to age three.  We help families too, by providing emotional support along with therapeutic and educational tools.  Our licensed therapists and special education teachers provide in-home physical, occupational, speech and vision therapy and educational support.

Outpatient Therapy Services
ESEP provides physical therapy and occupational therapy for children and young adults on an outpatient basis in Berks County.  We are committed to maximizing each individual's potential through medically sound and proven rehabilitation therapies. 

Medical Clinics
Specialty Medical Clinics bring the services of top-quality medical and surgical specialists to work with children with complex medical needs.  At Easter Seals Berks Specialty Medical Clinics we have top-quality medical and surgical specialists who bring services to children with complex medical needs.  In Berks County, we provide Pediatric Neurology, Orthopedic and Pediatric Feeding clinics.

Berks Specialty Medical Clinics
Berks Pediatric Feeding Management Clinic
Easter Seals Cleft Palate Clinic 

School and Community Support Services
Easter Seals helps individuals with special needs through local schools and other organizations.  We provide eligible students with occupational, physical and speech therapy in school districts, an equipment loan program and respite care for Berks County families throughout the year.  Community contracts include relationships with other medical, therapy and/or education providers.

Preschool from Age 3 to 5
Easter Seals Bethlehem Division offers a Preschool program for special needs children.  The program provides these children an opportunity to experience preschool that incorporates special ed teachers, occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech therapy and vision therapy.  We follow a year round calendar with intermittent breaks.  Easter Seals Preschool allows children with special needs to become involved through activities that encourage socialization, movement, play, listening, communication, the building of self-esteem, feeding, music, technology and independence.

SATURDAY RESPITE

ESEP Berks SATURDAY Respite 
Held the 3rd Saturday of the month, October through May, from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Take a break while ESEP's qualified staff provide six hours of supervised fun for your child with special needs age 5 and up and their potty-trained siblings.  Respite Care was developed so that parents can take time to care for themselves while their children are in a safe and supportive environment.  Cost is $55 per session for the first child and $40 for the second child.

     Berks Program Application English

    
ESEP Lehigh Valley SATURDAY Respite
Held the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month, September through June, from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.  Take a break while ESEP’s qualified staff provide six hours of supervised fun for your child or young adult with special needs age 12 - 21.  Respite Care was developed so that parents can take time to care for themselves while their children are in a safe and supportive environment. Cost is $65 per session.  

     Lehigh Valley Program Application English

    

WEEKNIGHT RESPITE PROGRAMS

Berks Hang Time
Friday Hang Time is a week night respite program, from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, where teens and young adults age 12 - 21 take part in fun and exciting adapted activities.  ESEP's trained staff provide support and plan activities around different weekly themes.  Cost is $150 per each 8-week session.

DATES:  Sept 27, 2013 thru Nov 15, 2013
               Jan 17, 2014 thru March 7, 2014
               April 11, 2014 thru May 30, 2014

 

     Berks Program Application English 

    

Lehigh Valley Fit Club

Fit Club is a weeknight respite program where teens and young adults take part in fun and exciting activities.  ESEP's trained staff provide support to teach new and exciting activities.  Programs are for children and young adults with special needs age 12 — 21.  

Dates:  Fall Session: Oct 10, 2013 thru Dec 19, 2013
             Winter Session: Jan 9, 2014 thru March 13, 2014
             Spring Session: March 27, 2014 thru May 29, 2014

     LV Program Application English

      

 

CAMP

2014 Camp Growing Green

Camp Growing Green is an overnight residential camp for Children ages 10-15 and Young Adults ages 15 and up.  Cost is $1,250 per session.

2014 Dates:  Young Adult Sessions #1-#4 ages 15 and up.
                      Session #1 - July 6 - 11
                      Session #2 - July 13 - 18
                      Session #3 - July 20 - 25
                      Session #4 - July 27 - Aug 1

                      Children's Session #5 ages 10-15 
                      Session #5 - Aug 3 - 8

2014 Camp Lily Berks

Camp Lily Berks is a six-week summer day camp jam-packed with fun, safe activities for your child.  Monday through Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm ages 8-21. Cost is $285 per week.

2014 Dates:  Week #1 - July 7 - 11
                      Week #2 - July 14 - 18
                      Week #3 - July 21 - 25
                      Week #4 - July 28 - Aug 1
                      Week #5 - Aug 4 - 8
                      Week #6 - Aug 11 - 15
  

  

2014 Camp Lily Lehigh Valley

Camp Lily LV is a six-week summer day camp jam-packed with fun, safe activities for your child.  Monday through Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm.  Cost is $285 per week.

2014 Dates: Week #1 - July 7 - 11
                     Week #2 - July 14 - 18
                     Week #3 - July 21 - 25
                     Week #4 - July 28 - Aug 1
                     Week #5 - Aug 4 - 8
                     Week #6 - Aug 11 - 15
     

  
Contact us to learn more about Easter Seals Eastern Pennsylvania services.

Camp Lily LV Application English

Camp Lily Berks Application English

Growing Green Application English

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Notes:

  1. Easter Seals Eastern Pennsylvania's Early Intervention programs are partially funded by the Offices of Mental Retardation in Berks, Carbon, Lehigh, Monroe, Northampton, Pike and Schuylkill counties.
  2. These services are funded, in part, under a contract with the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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