Are you interested in touring ACCESS? Beth Rice, admissions coordinator, hosts weekly tours for interested parties Wednesdays at 9 a.m. Please contact Beth at 501-217-8600 to reserve a spot for the next tour.
Thank you for your interest in ACCESS programs. ACCESS is a 501c3 nonprofit offering evaluation services, full-time education, therapy, training and activities for individuals ages 0-35 with language and learning disabilities. Founded in 1994, the center comprises ACCESS Preschool; ACCESS Academy; ACCESS Therapy; ACCESS Academic Therapy (specialized tutoring); ACCESS Life (a young adults day program); and the ACCESS Evaluation and Resource Center. The organization recently launched the UAMS Project SEARCH® program, a yearlong, on-the-job internship program for young adults with developmental disabilities. ACCESS is located at 10618 Breckenridge Dr. in Little Rock, Ark. Download our brochure here!
Through our schools and outpatient programs, ACCESS serves almost 200 individuaks weekly. These infants, children, teens and young adults have mild to moderate disabilities, such as: ADD/ADHD, apraxia, autism, developmental delays, Down Syndrome, dyslexua, feeding disorders, hearing impairments, intellectual disabilities, language delays, learning disabilities, reading disorders, sensory integration disorder and written expression disorders.
Click on the How to Apply button on the left-hand side of this page for more information on scheduling an appointment for a psychological or psycho-educational evaluation; speech, physical or occupational evaluation; or developmental evaluation or applying for one of the full-time or outpatient ACCESS programs.
Programs offered include:
ACCESS Evaluation and Resource Center – Offering psychological, psycho-educational and therapy evaluations as well as technology consultation and training for students, parents and professionals?
ACCESS Therapy – An outpatient speech, physical and occupational therapy clinic. ACCESS Preschool – A multi-sensory program for children ages 0-5 with developmental delays and typically developing children.
ACCESS Academy _ A full-time educational program for individuals ages 5-21 with language and learning disabilities.
ACCESS Academic Therapy – A results-oriented outpatient program for central Arkansas students K-12 who struggle with reading, reading cmprehension and written expression.
ACCESS Pragmatics – An outpatient, after-school therapy program for students ages 5-17 who struggle with social skills.
ACCESS Life – A vocational and life skills program focusing on establishing employment.
UAMS Project SEARCH – A one-year internship program for adults ages 18-35 with developmental disabilities who desire sustainable, competitive employment.
Please contact Beth Rice , admissions coordinator, at 501-217-8600 concerning:
• Infant and Preschool placement beginning at six weeks for babies and toddlers with and without disabilities, including premature babies
• Academy placement for kindergarten through high school students with disabilities
• Pediatric occupational, physical and speech evaluations (developmental evaluations) and therapy
• Psychological evaluations (autism tests, ADD/ADHD tests, etc.) and therapy
• Psycho-educational evaluations (cognitive testing)
• Technology, software and equipment consultations
• Tutoring (certified in The DuBard Association Method® and Orton Gillingham)
• Interactive Metronome
Did you know? ACCESS was recently honored with gold award for Favorite Special Needs Services, Favorite Tutoring Services, Favorite Childcare Facility and Favorite Private Elementary School, the silver award for Favorite Family Friendly Employer and and the bronze award for Favorite Private Middle School in the 2014 Little Rock Family Favorites awards. The organization was named Best Special Needs Elementary School and Best Tutoring Service in the 2013 Savvy Kids Awards.
ACCESS asserts that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.