Easterseals Arkansas is empowering individuals with disabilities to live, learn, work and play in their communities. We are leading the way to full equity, inclusion, and access through life-changing disability and community services. For more than 75 years, we have worked tirelessly with our partners to enhance quality of life and expand local access to healthcare, education, and employment opportunities. From child development centers to physical rehabilitation and job training, Easterseals Arkansas is empowering people with disabilities, families and communities to be full and equal participants of society.
Easterseals Arkansas' two developmental preschools, in Little Rock and Stuttgart, are now enrolling children with and without developmental disabilities, special needs and autism.
Zoey represents Easterseals child development center in Stuttgart. She conquers her world each day with a spirit that never gives up. Some of Zoey’s favorite things are dancing, singing, swinging, and exploring the world around her.
Octavia, known by her friends at school as “Tavi,” is a vibrant ray of sunshine at Little Rock Developmental Preschool. She lights up the room with her bright personality, which can only be described as “bigger than life.”
Henry represents our Outpatient Therapy Program. He has been receiving therapy services at Easterseals since he was nearly 2 years old and loves to learn.
Peyton, a teenager who attends our Academy at Riverdale, could not read or even spell his name before enrolling in our private school two years ago. He is able to read now and his confidence and abilities have soared!
Mason represents our employment programs. His gainful employment through our ACCE program allowed him to buy his first car – a 2014 Dodge Charger! He was the first student to obtain his driver's license through the program and to obtain a job in his class.
Aniya represents our Children's Rehabilitation Center. She is a ray of sunshine in the classroom and enjoys being a part of the Upper Classroom's coffee shop.
Charlee is our Community Services representative. She has been a part of many of our programs, including ACCE our college program in partnership with UA Little Rock.
Edward represents our Butler Adult Living Center, where he's been a resident since 1992.
Michael represents our Community Living program. He resides at Armistead Village, which is close to UAMS – his place of employment.
Since Sarah was accepted in 2020 at Eastersals, she has loved every minute of it. She enjoys all of the activities at CTW and making friends. Sarah aspires to one day be a wedding planner.
Living independently is often the goal of many individuals. At Easterseals Arkansas, we provide opportunities for adults to live alone or with roommates.Read More
Easterseals Arkansas has two developmental preschools that serve children with special needs, disabilities and autism. Both locations offer pediatric outpatient physical, occupational and speech therapies as well as quality early childhood special education and are three-star rated by Better Beginnings.Read More
We provide a variety of home and community-based services, affording opportunities for adults to live, learn, work and play in their community. We also provide resources, support, and education for family members and caregivers.Read More
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