Lunch and Learn

Join us for a “Lunch and Learn” at our new Adult Skills Training Center on JFK. Meet the staff, take a tour, and learn about what we do and the services we offer.

Teacher Appreciation Week

We celebrated Teacher Appreciation week at our Preschool, Sammie Gail Sanders Learning Center last week as well as Staff/Instructor Appreciation at our Adult Skills and Jobs 4 You Centers. AEDD’s HR Department distributed AEDD water bottles and “Survival Bags” full of sweets and goodies!

Jobs 4 You Open House – Ward, AR

NEW LOCATION!! Jobs for You – Ward April 8th, drop in 80 West 2nd Street, Ward 72176 11:00 am – 1:00 pm 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Join us for a BBQ Lunch or Dinner with all the trimmings! Food, Prizes, and MORE! For more information contact Kerina Goucher with AEDD at or 501-801-3644

In Loving Memory – Sam Sanders (1927 – 2022)

AEDD’s founder, Sam Sanders, passed away March 6, 2022. He celebrated his 95th birthday on Valentines Day surrounded by his family. Sam will be greatly missed by all that knew him and left a legacy behind in his life’s work serving adults with developmental disabilities at AEDD.ย  ย If you would like to make a gift […]


AEDD is HIRING!! If you have a heart for working with individuals with developmental disabilities we have IMMEDIATE openings! APPLY ONLINE HERE

Delta Dental Healthy Smiles

Thank you so much to Delta Dental for awarding AEDD and Sammie Gail Sanders Learning Center the Healthy Smiles grant! This grant allows us to provide toothbrushes, toothpaste, and will expand dental care education to our parents and children! Lots of cool activities going on at our preschool to promote good oral health!!

Thank You Summit Community Care!

AEDD is thrilled to be awarded a grant from AR Summit Community Care to provide 16 work stations and fixtures for our computer labs at our Jobs 4 You locations. Thank you so much Summit Community Care!!

Thank you!

๐—ช๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐—น๐—ผ๐˜„๐—ป ๐—ฎ๐˜„๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—น๐—ฒ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—น ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜€๐˜‚๐—ฝ๐—ฝ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜ ๐˜„๐—ฒ ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐˜†๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—”๐—ป๐—ด๐—ฒ๐—น ๐—ง๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ and Toy Drive!! Thank you to everyone that purchased items for our Preschool & Adult Waiver clients! ๐— ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฟ๐˜† ๐—–๐—ต๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜๐—บ๐—ฎ๐˜€ & ๐—š๐—ผ๐—ฑ ๐—ฏ๐—น๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜€

Happy New Year from AEDD!

Happy New Year from AEDD and thanks so much to our Sponsors, Donors, Volunteers, Board Members, and Staff for all your support in 2021!! We could not do it without you all!

Toy Drive for AEDD’s Preschool

Help us spread some Christmas Cheer to our preschool children at Sammie Gail Sanders Children’s Learning Center with developmental disabilities or delays. For your convenience we have put together an Amazon Wish List for all our preschool classes. Click this LINK, shop and it will automatically ship to our office. Or you can drop off […]