Our Projects

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Administration on Developmental Disabilities (ADD) Core Grant

This serves as the administrative grant that establishes Partners for Inclusive Communities as the University Center for Excellence on Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) for Arkansas.


Arkansas Autism Partnership (AAP)

The AAP is the Medicaid waiver program for young children with autism between the ages of 18 months and 8 years (must be accepted and begin the program before the fifth birthday to be eligible).


Arkansas Autism Resource and Outreach Center (AAROC)

The primary purpose of the Arkansas Autism Resource and Outreach Center is to provide training, technical assistance and support for parents who have children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder.


Arkansas Disability and Health Program

The Arkansas Disability and Health Program is one of 19 state projects funded by the National Center on Birth Defects and Disabilities of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, GA.


Arkansas PROMISE (Promoting the Readiness of Minors in Supplemental Security Income)

AR PROMISE is a research grant seeking to improve educational and employment outcomes for youth SSI recipients.


Arkansas Victims Assistance Academy new window

The mission of the Arkansas Victim Assistance Academy is to provide comprehensive, foundational training to professionals throughout Arkansas who routinely deal with victims of crime.


ArkSTART (Systemic, Therapeutic, Assessment, Resources, and Treatment) 

The project mission is to improve the lives of persons with IDD and behavioral health needs and their families through fidelity to the START model with exemplary services and supports that emphasize local, person-centered, positive, multidisciplinary, cost-effective and evidence-informed practices. he


Crime Victims with Disabilities Project

Partners, in conjunction with collaborators from numerous state agencies, nonprofit organizations, victim services organizations, and local multidisciplinary teams, has worked to establish a network of education and technical assistance to improve services for people with disabilities who experience violence.


Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) and Foster Care

In collaboration with the Division of Children and Family Services (DCFS), Pulaski County Juvenile Courts, and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences evaluation team, this project will screen, and when indicated evaluate for FASD, all children under the age of six who live in Pulaski County and are entering foster care.


Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND)

This project provides pre-service interdisciplinary training for students from disciplines serving children with developmental disabilities and in-service training for professionals in the field.


Project LAUNCH (Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children’s Health)

This project promotes the wellness of children birth to 8 by addressing the physical, social, emotional, cognitive and behavioral aspects of their development. It also seeks to improve coordination across child-serving systems, build infrastructure, and increase access to high-quality prevention and wellness promotion services for children and their families.


Safety and Sexual Violence Prevention Project

The overall goal of this project is to promote efforts that help prevent the critical problem of rape and sexual assault among people with disabilities.


Southwest ADA Center Regional Affiliate – Arkansas

The overall goal of this project is increase the capacity of Arkansas agencies to respond to the ADA and provide access to people with disabilities through training and technical assistance.


Welcome the Children

The goal of Welcome the Children is to assist early childhood professionals to better understand diversity, appreciate cultural differences and similarities, learn strategies to support English Language Learners and children with disabilities, and promote inclusion.


Additional Collaborations

  • Arkansas Can Do, Inc.
  • Arkansas Homeless Coalition
  • Faith-based Initiative