Our Mission

Easterseals Arkansas is 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.

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Preschools Now Enrolling!

Easterseals Arkansas two developmental preschools, in Little Rock and Stuttgart, that are now enrolling children with and without developmental disabilities, special needs and autism. 

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Little Rock and Stuttgart Preschools

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Easterseals Arkansas

3920 Woodland Heights Rd
Little Rock, AR 72212
Phone: 501-227-3600

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Easterseals Arkansas has hired Stacy Ferguson as its Chief Administrative and Finance Officer. Ferguson comes to Easterseals with more than 12 years of experience in IDD/DD (intellectual and developmental disabilities) community services.
On March 15th, we honored longtime Easterseals supporter Rick Fleetwood! Enjoy this tribute video.
Recognizing the need in Arkansas for both information and services for individuals on the autism spectrum, Easterseals Arkansas has partnered with Aaron Likens, a writer, public speaker, and professional flagman for the NTT INDYCAR Series.
Easterseals Arkansas is proud to celebrate the 2021 ACCE graduating class! All students graduated with jobs secured. This college-based program in partnership with UA Little Rock is just one of our many job-focused programs.

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Meet Our Representatives

Zoey – Stacey & Allen Homra Child Development Center Representative

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 – Little Rock Developmental Preschool Representative

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 – Outpatient Therapy Represenative

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 – Academy at Riverdale Representative

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 – Employment Programs Representative

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.

Children's Rehabilitation Center Rep Aniya
Aniya – Children's Rehabilitation Representative

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.

Community Services Rep Charlee
Charlee – Community Services Representative

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.

Butler Adult Living Center Rep Edward
Edward – Bulter Adult Living Center Representative

Edward represents our Butler Adult Living Center, where he's been a resident since 1992.

Community Living Rep Michael
Michael – Community Living Representative

Michael represents our Community Living program. He resides at Armistead Village, which is close to UAMS – his place of employment.

Sarah – Center for Training & Wellness Representative

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.

Featured Programs

Academy at Riverdale


The Academy at Riverdale is a private K-12 school and outpatient therapy clinic located in Little Rock for children ages 5-20.

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Developmental Preschool

Developmental Preschool

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.

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Post-Secondary Education and Training

Post-Secondary Training

Through a partnership with UA Little Rock, the Academics, Community, Career Development and Employment Program (ACCE) is an opportunity for students to have a college experience and prepare for competitive employment.

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