ACCESS early childhood students learn using the unique, literacy-based curriculum of the ACCESS Early Childhood program.


Founded in 1994, ACCESS® is dedicated to expanding individual potential through innovative instruction. Serving individuals ages 6 weeks through adulthood, the center comprises the ACCESS Early Childhood education program, ACCESS Academy full-time education, ACCESS therapy, ACCESS Evaluation and Resource Center, Project SEARCH Arkansas: ACCESS Initiative in partnership with Arkansas Rehabilitation Services, ACCESS Life and Waiver services.


  • 21st Annual Starry Starry Night Gala, Feb. 23, 2019
  • 17th Annual ACCESS Cup Golf Tournament, May 13, 2019
  • 13th Annual ACCESS Bingo Bash, July 2019
  • Bi-annual ACCESS Gardens community plant sales every fall and spring


Investments to ACCESS are hard at work every day, and your support is the foundation of our efforts. ACCESS relies on the generosity of individuals, corporations and foundations to further its mission. Contact Kellie Wilhite, Director of Development, to visit about the exciting ways you can choose to enrich the lives of those with developmental disabilities. 501.217.8600,

Established: 1994

Employees: 200

Service Area: Central Arkansas

Tammy Simmons, M.S., CCC-SLP

ACCESS Stella Boyle Smith
Early Childhood Campus
10618 Breckenridge Drive
Little Rock, AR 72211

ACCESS Academy and
Young Adult Campus
1500 N. Mississippi St.
Little Rock, AR 72207


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