Arizona Centers for Comprehensive Education and Life Skills

ACCEL (Arizona Centers for Comprehensive Education and Life Skills) is a private, nonprofit organization serving children and adults with developmental disabilities, including autism spectrum disorder, behavior disorders and intellectual disabilities.

ACCEL provides a comprehensive instructional program using multisensory instruction, personalized attention to individual needs, customized research-based programming, social emotional skills, fundamental life skills, post-graduation career and job training.

Services are provided through the three centers:

ACCEL School Services – Designed to provide students ages 5 to 22 an academic, behavioral, therapeutic and vocational program. Our collaborative team approach affords students a highly structured learning environment with individualized instruction and small class size.

ACCEL Adult Services – Provides lifelong education and vocational training to individuals over 18 years of age with a variety of disabilities, including intellectual impairment and autism spectrum disorder.

ACCEL Bista Center – Provides therapy to individuals with autism spectrum disorder and other behavior disorders, as well as learning disabilities and intellectual disabilities. In addition, Bista Center provides assistance to families in obtaining the skills necessary to enrich their lives through applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy.


May 30
Memorial Day – No School

May 31
Last Day of School


Give to ACCEL. Get a Tax Credit.
Help kids with Special Needs

Thanks to the Arizona Charitable Tax Credit Program, state taxpayers can help ACCEL’s children and adults with special needs and be eligible for an Arizona state tax credit up to $400 for individuals and $800 for married couples. Itemization is not required, but donations need to be made by December 31, 2016.
To make an online contribution, click here – DONATE

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ACCEL’s Adult Services staff and members took a “STAND” to support Red Nose Day with t-shirts and custom cupcakes. It was a wonderful success with lots of smiles and laughs throughout the day!

And, we’ll be “BACK” next year… ;^)
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It's Red Nose Day!

ACCEL Adult Services members would love for you to come by to help with their FUN-raiser for Red Nose Day USA, have a special red nose cupcake, and share in the fun. 3310 West Cheryl, Suite C-100, Phoenix, AZ 85051, (602) 997-2331,
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Making t-shirts and cupcakes in support of Red Nose day!

Don't forget to stop by ACCEL Adult Services tomorrow to enjoy a Red Nose Cupcake, make a donation and share a few giggles. 3310 West Cheryl, Suite C-100, Phoenix, AZ 85051,
(602) 997-2331,
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