Easterseals celebrates expansion with ribbon-cutting ceremony


EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT)- A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Thursday at Easterseals Rehabilitation Center at Bellemeade Avenue for the expansion of its mental health services for its pediatric patients.

The celebration included an open house where visitors could tour the remodeled Department of Psychology & Wellness. They also met the Easterseals Rehabilitation Center’s Clinical Psychologists and the program’s first Clinical Psychology interns.

The program included remarks by Mayor Lloyd Winnecke, Easterseals Rehabilitation Center President/CEO Kelly Schneider, and Vice President of Psychology & Wellness Dr. Jim Schroeder.

The newly updated space includes a family reception area with a reading nook. It also includes active and sensory-friendly children’s spaces and photographs depicting parks and nature scenes.

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(This story was originally published on Feb. 6, 2020)

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