Naples, FL, July 02, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Easter Seals Florida announces that Tracy Taylor has been named Vice President of Programs. Taylor is responsible for overseeing the Lily Academies, K-12 schools in Fort Myers and Naples for children with autism, and an adult residential home and adult day training center in Naples.
Taylor has been working with individuals with disabilities for more than 25 years. She most recently was program director for Florida MENTOR where she oversaw programs for youth with emotional and behavioral challenges, as well as adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities and medically complex needs. Taylor was raised in Naples and currently lives in Cape Coral. She earned a degree in Psychology and Child Development from Florida State University.
“We are thrilled to have Tracy join the team at Easter Seals Florida,” said Sue Ventura, CEO of Easter Seals Florida. “Her extensive experience working with individuals with disabilities will help us grow our programs for children and adults with autism and related disabilities and ensure that they have the opportunity to live, learn, work and play in their communities.”
For more information about Easter Seals Florida programs call (239) 992-4680, email email@example.com or visit www.easterseals.com/florida.
About Easter Seals Florida
For 65 years, Easter Seals Florida has been offering help, hope, and answers to children and adults living with disabilities, and to the families who love them. Through therapy, training, education and support services, Easter Seals creates life-changing solutions so people with disabilities can live, learn, work and play in their communities. Easter Seals Florida provides a wide range of community based services in Southwest Florida. These services include Lily Academies, K-12 schools in Fort Myers and Naples for children with autism, clinical services, consultations and community training, and adult residential and day training. For more information, call (239) 992-4680 or visit www.easterseals.com/florida.
Autism is a complex neurobiological disorder that inhibits a person’s ability to communicate and develop social relationships, and is often accompanied by behavioral challenges. Autism spectrum disorders are diagnosed in one in 68 children in the United States, and one in 42 boys.