AEDD was formed in order to provide pre-employment training, real work opportunities, recreational and leisure time activities, and development of daily living skills for individuals with developmental disabilities (DD) in the Little Rock area. AEDD board members and the executive staff personally guaranteed a note for five thousand dollars to begin operations.Read more...
Why We Serve
Imagine the doctor telling you your child has Osteogenesis Imperfecta, a genetic disease causing bones to be so brittle they can break just from a slight touch. How do you care for such a baby?Read more...
See adjacent links for information on renting AEDD's multipurpose center.
See adjacent links for information on renting the Sammie Gail Sanders Children's Learning Center Resource Center.
AEDD was proud to be recognized as one of five finalists in the Non-Profit Organization of the Year category at the 26th Annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards Banquet. Congratulations to the Museum of Discovery for winning in the non-profit category and for their achievement and dedicated work in Central Arkansas.
Be a part of our mission to maintain a top-notch library at the AEDD Children's Center.
The AEDD Candle Co. Webstore is now open! Be sure to browse our selection of premium candles and, if you order quickly, your order should arrive before December 25th!
AEDD received a $25,000 grant from the Heart of Arkansas United Way to fund expansion of the sensory room at the Lacy Landers Adult Skills Training Center in Little Rock.
Registration is open for the 3rd annual charity golf tournament at Pleasant Valley Country Club.
Donate to AEDD today to support our drive to purchase new, safer carseats.
Empowering individuals with disabilities to improve the quality of their lives.
AEDD is a non-profit, 501-3c organization founded in 1971 that provides services to children and adults with developmental disabilities and/or delays. Our administration office and adult skills training center are located in Little Rock, while the children’s learning center preschool is located in North Little Rock. Learn more about AEDD...
Interested in renting our new multipurpose center for an event?
The AEDD Candle Co. Webstore is now open!