Accessibility & Recreation
Seeking your suggestions!
- Disability Rights Arkansas
1100 N. University, Suite 201
Little Rock, AR 72207
- Yellow Pages for Kids -Arkansas Resources
Provides extensive resources to learn about and navigate special education, including state listings of Parent Training and Information Centers.
Department of Education
- Arkansas Department of Education
Matt Sewell, Director of Special Education
1401 W. Capitol, Victory Building Suite 450
Little Rock, AR 72201
Early Intervention Services (Infant and toddler)
- Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education
700 Main Street Slot S-150
Little Rock, AR 72201-1473
Contact Information (webform)
Early Intervention Services (Ages 3 to 5)
- Department of Education
Lisa Haley, Associate Director
1401 West Capitol Avenue, Suite 450
Little Rock, AR 72201-1071
PTI (Parent Training and Information Centers)
- Arkansas Disability Coalition
1123 S. University Avenue, Suite 225
Little Rock, AR 72204-1605
501-614-7020 Voice & TDD
(Serving; NE Arkansas)
- Arkansas Support Network
614 E Emma Ave, Suite 219
Springdale, AR 72764
Health & Well-Being
- ARKids First Children’s Health Insurance Program
Provides Medicaid health coverage for children based on household income. There are two options based on income.
ARKids First homepage
- Alternatives for Adults with Physical Disabilities waiver
This program provides Home and Community Based Services and supports to qualifying adults who meet Nursing Facility Level of care criteria, age 21-64, to remain in their home. Services include case management, attendant care and adaptive equipment and modifications to the living environment to increase independence and accessibility.
Alternative for Adults Information (PDF)
- TEFRA (Katie Beckett option) Medicaid Waiver
Program provides Medicaid coverage to children under age 19 who meet the Social Security definition of “disabled”. Children’s income and assets are considered.
Social Security definition of disability
TEFRA homepage and information
- Title V Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) and Family Support/Respite Program
CSHCN program provides case management services to qualifying families The Family Support/Respite program provides limited respite funds for families of children covered by TEFRA. Program offered on a first come, first served basis based on need and financial eligibility.
CSHCN and Title V application