Easter Seals is a nonprofit organization that for nearly 100 years has been helping people with disabilities and special needs and their families. Easter Seals offers help, hope and answers to more than one million children and adults living with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other disabilities and their families each year. Their support services are offered through a network of over 550 centers in the US and through Ability First Australia. Each center provides exceptional services that are individualized, innovative, and they serve and adapt to meet the specific needs of the patient, centered around the family.
PR SER is a global affiliate since 1950.
For more information visit: www.easterseals.com
United Way of Puerto Rico is a private, nonprofit organization, which for more than 45 years has been dedicated to promoting the common good. It has created opportunities for a better quality of life for all, working together with volunteers, social investors, charitable organizations and partners from different areas. Its focus is on education, financial stability and health as the pillars to achieve a good quality of life.
Currently, it financially supports 138 participating non-profit institutions and partner organizations that provide direct services to children, teenagers, adults and seniors. They also have community programs and initiatives of impact as the Puerto Rico 2-1-1 (now also online http://www.211pr.org ), the Volunteer Center that integrates the Club I care about you and < em> Seeding Future development of a new generation , which provides the basis for further the development and learning of early childhood in Puerto Rico.
For more information visit: www.unitedway.org
VSA is known as the international organization of arts and disability. It was founded over 35 years ago by Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith to promote the arts and education opportunities for people with disabilities and increase access to the arts for all.
With 52 international affiliates and a network of affiliates in the United States, VSA is providing arts and education programs for youth and adults with disabilities worldwide.
Each year, 7 million people of all ages and abilities participate in VSA programs, in all aspects of the arts – from visual arts, performing arts, and literary arts.
SER of PR is affiliated with VSA since 2000.
For more information visit: www.kennedy-center.org/education/vsa/
The International Telethon Organization (ORITEL) is a grouping of Latin American countries that seek to improve the quality of life of people with disabilities by sharing experiences of the various entities that form it, through financial and technical support for development of their activities.
Currently, ORITEL integrates 13 countries in Latin America, Chile, Mexico, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Nicaragua, USA and Puerto Rico, as well as one of the largest associations of volunteer help in the world, influencing over 400 million people.
ORITEL represents the will to work for people with disabilities to live in a better society and symbolizes the unity and commitment of the different sectors of the community around this universal cause.
SER of PR network is part of ORITEL since 2011.
For more information visit: www.oritel.org