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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.

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COVID-19 Update

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.

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Easterseals Arkansas

3920 Woodland Heights Rd
Little Rock, AR 72212

Phone: 501-227-3600

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Update on Closures Over Concerns of COVID-19

In light of Gov. Asa Hutchinson's directive to close schools statewide through April 17, some of our programs will remain closed.

Easterseals Arkansas Board of Directors has hired Ron Ekstrand as its new president & CEO. Ron brings more than 30 years of professional work experience to this role including 10 years working as an executive leader within the Easterseals movement.
It's our 75th birthday! Since 1944, Easterseals Arkansas has been empowering children & adults with disabilities to live, learn, work and play in their communities. Please help us to continue that trend and donate in honor of this big milestone!

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Meet Our Representatives

Outpatient Therapy Rep Harrison
Harrison – Outpatient Therapy Representative

Harrison joined our Easterseals family when he was an infant. It is with great sadness that we mourn his unexpected loss.

SET for Success Rep Marcus
Marcus – SET for Success and ACCE Representative

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.

Academy at Riverdale Rep Jessica
Jessica – The Academy at Riverdale Representative

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.

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Valerie – Little Rock Developmental Preschool Representative

Valerie is our Little Rock Developmental Preschool representative. She is a very sweet, calm and loving child.

Center for Training and Wellness Rep Miracle
Miracle – Center for Training & Wellness Representative

Miracle has been with Easterseals Arkansas since she was a girl and now enjoys socializing and receiving therapy at our Center for Training & Wellness.

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.

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.

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.

GPCDC Rep Jackson
Jackson – Grand Prairie Child Development Center Representative

Jackson is our Grand Prairie Child Development Center representative. He has made great progress since receiving services out our preschool in Stuttgart.

Featured Programs

Academy at Riverdale

Academy

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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