To be treated as sentient, intelligent, competent people is a novel experience for the children who come to us and nothing is more empowering than that. But we do more than that. They and their families are respected and valued by E.A.S.E Our advocacy program insists that people with disabilities belong in mainstream life.
Chandima Rajapatirana presenting his book 'Traveler's Tales- My Journey with Autism' to President Maithripala Sirisena. This book details Chandima's experiences with autism and his thoughts on disability. It was shortlisted for the Gratiaen Prize, 2015. "The essays are filled with ideas that teachers and families will find incredibly useful and allies of those with autism will find renewing and hopeful' Prof. Douglas Biklen, Emeritus Dean, School of Education, Syracuse University
Through innovative advocacy programs we work to change archaic prejudices about people with disabilities. We insist that people with disabilities belong in mainstream life. We strive to create a “World Where We All Belong.”
Traveler’s tales not about slogging through jungles or sailing across uncharted seas. I am a traveler ebulliently engaged on a unique journey between worlds: between the quirky world of autism that I inhabit and the wearying world of “normal” that I would like to explore.
E.A.S.E. Foundation held its first free medical camp for people with disabilities and their parents residing in the Malabe area on 28th January 2017. Services provided included blood pressure testing, blood sugar testing, counselling, physiotherapy, vision testing and dentistry. The camp served an unmet need to provide medical care, particularly for parents who invest significant time in caring for their children and consequentially neglect their own health.