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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.
 


Happenings

December 2
Metro Sidewalk Sale
9 AM – 2 PM

December 7
East Campus Open House
5 PM – 7 PM
Call Rob Gilmore at 480-755-9372 to RSVP.

December 9
Metro Sidewalk Sale
9 AM – 2 PM

December 16
Metro Sidewalk Sale
9 AM – 2 PM

December 26 – January 6
Holiday Break- NO SCHOOL

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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 April 15, 2017.
To make an online contribution, click here – DONATE

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Vocational students at ACCEL’s Tempe Campus had a fantastic time building a unique hockey table out of old hockey sticks. Of course they had to have some fun, showing off their best hockey moves. Great job as always to our vocational students! They are all so talented! ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you to our Grand Canyon University volunteers for coming out to help with today's Sidewalk Sale! We appreciate your help and support for ACCEL.

There is still time to come out to our sale today going until 2 PM. Check out our unique holiday gifts and hand-made items 🙂 we also are featuring fresh peppers from the ACCEL garden!
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Today is the day 🙂 another ACCEL Sidewalk Sale is about to begin! Join us and check out many unique holiday gifts, in the ACCEL Parking lot located on 35th Ave and Peoria Ave from 9 AM to 2 PM!

All items are hand-crafted by ACCEl students and adult members.
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