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Learn More About Social Security Insurance at ACCESS Transitions Night

10.16.18

ACCESS Transitions Nights provide an opportunity for community members to learn more about different opportunities and topics relating to individuals with developmental disabilities as families begin planning or are currently experiencing the transition from high school to young adulthood. ...

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Vocation Innovation Project: A New Type of Job Readiness Training

04.13.18

The Vocation Innovation Project (VIP) is a pre-employment transition service for high school students 16-21 years of age with a developmental disability. In partnership with Arkansas Rehabilitation Services, ACCESS® provides individuals the opportunity to learn work-readiness skills in...

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Getting App Happy: Apps Geared Toward Learning and Therapy are Worth Smiling About

11.18.16

It’s a lament heard by parents and teachers of students in early childhood all the way through high school: “My kid is glued to their smart technology.” We worry that we are helping to create an entire generation of children and young adults who use touch-screen devices as a means to...

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Staff Spotlight – McKenzie Moriconi

09.16.16

McKenzie joined ACCESS in February as a teacher assistant in the Lower School 1 class. We wanted to know a little more about Ms. McKenzie, so we asked her a few fun questions. Here’s what we learned! Favorite ACCESS Memory: When it poured rain on us [ACCESS Adventure] as we left Magic...

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Staff Spotlight – Jeryca Einhorn

09.16.16

Ms. Jeryca joined ACCESS this June as the Intermediate 1 Academy teacher. A graduate of the University of Central Arkansas, Jeryca comes to us with experience as an inclusion and resource teacher in the public school system. We wanted to know a little more about Ms. Jeryca, as we asked her a few...

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Academy Spotlight – Caitlynn Simpson

04.11.16

“I am a survivor”, Caitlynn Simpson says proudly with a grin. Born at 24 weeks with a Grade IV Brain Bleed, she was not expected to live past birth. The doctors then changed their claims and said she would not live past 2 years of age.  Then, it was 8 years.  Now, she is about to graduate...

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A Multi-Sensory Experience at Moss Mountain Farm

03.18.16

Each year a group of ACCESS students venture to Moss Mountain Farm for a day of fun and adventure.  This year was no exception.  Ms. Leslie and Ms. Mary Stuart’s classrooms thoroughly enjoyed their trip to the farm on Tuesday, March 15. The students loved getting to pick daffodils and...

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