Easterseals Arkansas provides exceptional services, education, outreach, and advocacy so that people with disabilities can live, learn, work and play in our communities. Easterseals Arkansas has been helping individuals with disabilities and special needs, and their families, live better lives for more than 75 years. From child development centers to physical rehabilitation and job training for people with disabilities, Easterseals offers a variety of services to help people with disabilities address life's challenges and achieve personal goals.
Easterseals Arkansas and nonprofits across the United States have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. CEO Ron Ekstrand shares how this unprecedented crisis has impacted our organization and what you can do to help us, and many other organizations across the country, thrive during and after this pandemic.
In light of Gov. Asa Hutchinson's directive to close schools statewide through April 17, some of our programs will remain closed.
March 11, 2020
Since the beginning of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, our top priority has been to ensure the …
March 6, 2020
Our guest blogger today is Nic Novicki. He’s an actor, producer, disability advocate, Founder/…
February 27, 2020
Are you a person with a disability who is interested in modeling? Or do you support someone with a d…
February 25, 2020
Be sure to check out Part 1 and Part 2 of Alicia’s story. The week I spent in Houston was one …
February 18, 2020
Have you read the first part of Alicia’s Story? Check it out! My parents drove me to Chicago M…
Harrison joined our Easterseals family when he was an infant. It is with great sadness that we mourn his unexpected loss.
Marcus represents both our SET for Success and ACCE programs. He completed the high school transition program (SET for Success) and is now enrolled in our college program, ACCE.
Jessica is our Academy at Riverdale representative. The school social butterfly, Jessica excels in this private school setting and enjoys learning and growing with her friends.
Valerie is our Little Rock Developmental Preschool representative. She is a very sweet, calm and loving child.
Miracle has been with Easterseals Arkansas since she was a girl and now enjoys socializing and receiving therapy at our Center for Training & Wellness.
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.
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.
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.
Jackson is our Grand Prairie Child Development Center representative. He has made great progress since receiving services out our preschool in Stuttgart.
The Academy at Riverdale is a private K-12 school and outpatient therapy clinic located in Little Rock for children ages 5-20.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
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.Read More