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.


March – All Month
March Madness Sale
in Lobby of Adult Services
3310 W. Cheryl Drive – Suite C-100
9 AM – 2 PM

March 17
15 Year Anniversary
Celebrating 5475 Days of Excellence
Stop By the Lobby of Adult Services
3310 W. Cheryl Drive – Suite C-100
10 AM – 2 PM

March 20 – 24
Holiday Break- NO 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 April 15, 2017.
To make an online contribution, click here – DONATE

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Join ACCEL Adult Services to celebrate our 15 Year Anniversary!
Stop in Friday, March 17 anytime from 10:00am – 2:00pm to share memories and enjoy photos with members and staff. Cake and comments are scheduled for 1:00pm. Hope to see you there!
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