Intellectual/Developmental disabilities are life time disabilities that occur before age 22 . People with this disability experience significant limitations in conceptual, social and practical everyday living skills. Most adults with intellectual disabilities can live independent, productive lives in the community with support from family, friends and agencies like Easterseals Midwest.
Easterseals Midwest helps individuals with developmental disabilities—including autism—learn, live, work and participate in the community. The agency employs more than 1,400 staff members, operates a budget of more than $50 million and provides services for nearly 4,600 individuals and families in Missouri through four divisions: