Sabine Falls, Ph.D. clinical psychologist for ACCESS, has more than 20 years experience in pediatric psychology. She is responsible for all psychological and psycho-educational evaluations at the ACCESS Evaluation and Resource Center. As director of the AERC, Dr. Falls leads and manages the center's staff members and oversees the program's budget, quality control, scheduling, fee structure and outreach.

Kimberly Newton, ACCESS psychological examiner, joined ACCESS in July 2015. She assists the ACCESS Evaluation and Resource Center director with psychological and psycho-educational evaluations. Newton worked as a psychological examiner for Ascent Children's Health Services for 12 years before joining the ACCESS team. She has a master's degree in counseling. 

Janice Edmonson, M.S., CCC-SLP, ACCESS technology resource coordinator, has worked at ACCESS since 1999. She is responsible for recommending compensatory technology to students with learning disabilities, consulting with the evaluation and resource center team regarding recommendations and programming for students, training students and parents on technology implementation and providing professional development on educational technology resources. She also coordinates the ACCESS Academic Therapy program. She is certified in The DuBard Association Method®.

Annabel Johnson, M.S., CCC-SLP ACCESS speech-language pathologist, has worked for the organization since 2001. She is responsible for administering regular educational testing for baseline information and progress among all Academy students, annual speech evaluations for ACCESS students and clients, and speech evaluations for the ACCESS Evaluation and Resource Center, as well as co-administering evaluations for language- and reading-related disorders (autism, dyslexia, disorders of written expression, etc.). Johnson also provides speech therapy and academic therapy to ACCESS students and clients. She is certified in The DuBard Association Method® and the Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes Seeing Stars® and Visualizing and Verbalizing for Language Comprehension and Thinking® programs. 

Amanda Driedric, M.S., CCC-SLP, ACCESS academic therapist, joined the organization in 2011. Briggler is responsible for providing specialized tutoring services to students from ACCESS and the central Arkansas community who have learning differences. Her therapy sessions focus on remediation of reading, spelling, comprehension and/or written expression. She is certified in The DuBard Association Method®

Occupational therapy evaluations are performed by ACCESS occupational therapists Caroline BartonMeggie Bretz, Haley JonesRicky Cooper, Krysta Rupp or Heather Smith

Renee Bennett, PT is the ACCESS Evaluation and Resource Center physical therapist.  Bennett is well-versed in assessing all ages for gross motor skills. She has a wonderful understanding of how a children's gross motor deficits or weaknesses will impact them educationally.


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