Easterseals Central Illinois


Easterseals Central Illinois provides exceptional services to ensure that children with developmental delays, disabilities and other special needs can reach their full potential.

We envision a world where every child is 100% Included and 100% Empowered.

Easterseals Central Illinois works to ensure that children in our community can reach their full potential. We serve children in central Illinois from birth to age 21. By working together with families, we identify goals for each child and work to reach them, while surrounding the family with support. Our services include:

  • Autism services
  • Applied behavior analysis
  • Counseling
  • Developmental therapy
  • Feeding therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Speech therapy
  • Aquatic therapy
  • Autism Early Diagnostic Clinic
  • Care coordination
  • New autism diagnostic orientation
  • Autism social skills group
  • Orofacial anomalies clinic
  • Cerebral palsy clinic
  • Assistive technology clinic
  • Orthotics clinic/splinting

How to Help
Easterseals Central Illinois is supported by generous individuals and companies, dedicated volunteers and stakeholders. With this support, we are able to serve 7,087 families a year and perform over 36,000 hours of pediatric therapy. Volunteer your time, join an event committee, help spread awareness or volunteer directly with our programs and make an impact. 

Help us bring our disability awareness program to your school! We have programs for elementary, middle and high schools that teach about acceptance and inclusion. Visit eastersealsci.com or call (309) 686-1177.

Easterseals Central Illinois
507 E. Armstrong Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603
(309) 686-1177

Facebook: @EastersealsCI
Twitter: @EastersealsCI
Instagram: @EastersealsCI

Steve Thompson, President and CEO
Angie DeLost, Vice President of Program Services
Brenda Bleichner, Executive Communication Manager
Cathy A. Oloffson, Vice President of Development Bloomington/Normal
Kathy Todd, Chief Financial Officer
Katie Musisi, Vice President of Development
Sam Martin, Vice President of Operations