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.
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 Briggler, 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®.
Samantha Whiteside, M.S., CFY-SLP, ACCESS academic therapist, joined the organization in 2012. As a member of the ACCESS Evaluation and Resource Center team, she is responsible for providing specialized tutoring services to students who have learning differences. Her therapy sessions focus on remediation of reading, spelling, comprehension and/or written expression. Whiteside is a graduate of the University of Central Arkansas with a master’s degree in speech-language pathology.
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.