Adult Continuing Education (ACE) Day Program

We are now accepting applications!

We are now accepting applications for Arkansas Residents for our Adult Continuing Education (ACE) Day Program.
Please click or scroll down for participation requirements.

Please download and complete the application and email completed and signed application to Zoe Nakashian at

What is ACE?

ACE promotes independence and productivity through participation in meaningful activities in a nurturing, safe, and structured environment. Opportunities, Inc. is a licensed adult day treatment clinic that focuses on the development of the whole person.

Each participant has a written person-centered service plan (PCP) that identifies the person’s strengths, goals, and supports needed to live a full life in the community.

What does Ace include?

News & Views

Library & Journaling

Hair Care & Styling

Cooking Club



Technical Skills


Drama Club

Bible Study

Online Safety

All Abilities Fitness

Monopoly & Money Management

Friendship & Dating

Activities beyond the regular program day include:

Stay “in the loop” with LifeLoop through the web browser and the mobile app to access your loved one’s daily activities and photo-sharing feature.

How can I participate in ACE?

To participate in the ACE Day Program, an individual must meet the following criteria:

  • be either 21 and older or between 18-21 years of age with a high school diploma or certificate of completion

  • have a developmental disability diagnosis that originated before the age of 22 and documented by a physician

  • have a written prescription from a physician documenting medical necessity for services

  • ability to feed themselves without physical prompting

  • independent personal hygiene and toilet skills

  • can take and manage medication with oversight, as well as any daily self-monitoring, such as blood sugar levels

  • no current or chronic history of addiction or serious mental illness

  • ability to participate and learn in a small group setting

  • ability to communicate wants, needs, and discomfort/illness

  • no recent history (within the past 12 months) of severe aggression toward self, others, or property, including self-injurious behaviors

  • no interfering behaviors requiring intensive, one-on-one intervention

Adult day programs are usually part of a person’s Medicaid service plan. Private pay is also an option. Program availability includes full-time and part-time options and is located at the Opportunities, Inc. Adult Center at 6101 N. State Line, Texarkana, TX 75503.


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