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Access-4-All.com
PO Box 220751
St. Louis, MO 63122
314-481-0633

katie@access-4-all.com

Our programs are informative, fun and personalized
to meet your student’s needs.
Click on the each grade level for information.

Programs By Grade Level

  • Universities, Colleges and Continuing Education

    • Access-4-All, Inc. programs are ideal for students in Nursing, Education, Social Work, Physical and Occupational Therapy, Communications and Allied Health
    • A Process for Change – A 4-Point Coping Strategy for Anything

      Katie shares her life’s journey in an entertaining and personal way. Katie has a disability and her paralysis has given her many gifts, including a great job educating her community and it brought true love into her life. Not everyday is wonderful but Katie has developed coping mechanisms to see her through the days that challenge her.
    • Why Things Happen the Way They Do – The Universal Laws

      There are 12 universal laws that influence our lives. There are ways to make healthy decisions and have a great life. The key is understanding change. This fun and interactive presentation will help you open your eyes to see all of life’s possibilities.
    • The Business of Caregiving – Creating a Working Relationship

      Maintaining a caregiving relationship isn’t easy. The person in need, or the person managing another’s care, should be accepting and know what needs to be done. The person providing the care should be sincere and dedicated to assisting their clients. This program can help those who are a part of this unique work setting.
    • Sexuality and Disabilities-- Fact or Fiction: An Intimate Self Disclosure

      People with disabilities are often looked at as asexual- genderless and androgynous. Katie shares a theater piece dispelling such nonsense. A frank and open discussion will address self image, disabled pregnancy, and your questions on this taboo subject. Don’t be embarrassed. We all think about it!
  • High School

    • Disabilities and Success

      Katie Rodriguez Banister has learning disabilities and was often teased about them. But that didn’t stop her from becoming an author. An auto accident left her paralyzed from the chest down at the age of twenty-five. But life goes on. All of her life, Katie has had to learn how to ask for help and ask in a way she was going to get it. She will share her personal journey using her sense of humor as a survival technique.
    • A Process for Change – A 4-Point CopingStrategy for Anything

      Katie shares her life’s journey in an entertaining and personal way. Katie has a disability and her paralysis has given her many gifts, including a great job educating her community and it brought true love into her life. Not everyday is wonderful but Katie has developed coping mechanisms to see her through the days that challenge her.
    • Why Things Happen the Way They Do – The Universal Laws

      There are 12 universal laws that influence our lives. There are ways to make healthy decisions and have a great life. The key is understanding change. This fun and interactive presentation will help you open your eyes to see all of life’s possibilities.
    • Other 9th – 12th Grade Topics

      Self-acceptance and appreciation Surviving depression Anger management Confidence Disability laws
  • Middle School

    • Comparing Your Self to Others – It’s All in Your Head

      Are you constantly comparing yourself to others and thinking you don’t measure up? Are you depressed over what you don’t have? Are you angry a lot of the time? Katie Rodriguez Banister used to answer “Yes” to those questions. Now she answers, "No” and her life as a woman on wheels has gotten much better.
    • Disabilities and Success

      Katie Rodriguez Banister has learning disabilities and was often teased about them. But that didn’t stop her from becoming an author. An auto accident left her paralyzed from the chest down at the age of twenty-five. But life goes on. All of her, life Katie has had to learn how to ask for help and ask in a way she was going to get it. She will share her personal journey using her sense of humor as a survival technique.
    • A Process for Change – A 4-Point Coping Strategy for Anything

      Katie shares her life’s journey in an entertaining and personal way. Katie has a disability and her paralysis has given her many gifts, including a great job educating her community and it brought true love into her life. Not everyday is wonderful but Katie has developed coping mechanisms to see her through the days that challenge her.
    • Other 6th – 8th Grades Topics

      Depression Body Image Everyone has a challenge Healthy friendships Assistive technology
  • Elementary School

    • Disabilities and Success

      Katie Rodriguez Banister has learning disabilities and was often teased about them. But that didn’t stop her from becoming an author. An auto accident left her paralyzed from the chest down at the age of twenty-five. But life goes on. All of her, life Katie has had to learn how to ask for help and ask in a way she was going to get it. She will share her personal journey using her sense of humor as a survival technique.
    • Respecting Differences

      Katie teaches children how to appreciate people who are different. What would the world be like if we looked, talked and did everything in the same way? We would be bored for sure! Learning about others is a way to appreciate everyone.
    • How to Assist a Person with a Disability

      Katie shares her assistive technology that helps her maintain her independence. She shares tips and secrets to make life the best that it can be. Katie gives her personal perspective and allows plenty of time for questions and answers.
  • Preschool

    • When Katie Rodriguez Banister is speaking to preschool kids she keeps her programs fun, fast and very educational. She uses her children’s book Aunt Katie’s Visit with children to educate them about people with disabilities and how to be a good citizen.
    • Katie Shares:

    • Her assistive technology that allows her to eat, write and put on her own lipstick
    • How her wheelchair works
    • Her van and how the lift on the side of her van is like an outdoor elevator
    • The importance of using a seatbelt
    • Katie loves working with this age and can keep the kids settled for about 25 minutes! That’s pretty good for 3-5 year olds!
  • Religious and House of Worship

    • God Helps Us All – If We’ll Listen

      I’m not mad at God because I was in an auto accident. It just happened. And I’m glad it did. My wheelchair has given me a voice to help others overcome their challenges. When I quiet my mind is when I can hear God. Peace is the answer.
    • Disabilities and Success

      Katie Rodriguez Banister has learning disabilities and was often teased about them. But that didn’t stop her from becoming an author. An auto accident left her paralyzed from the chest down at the age of twenty-five. But life goes on. All of her life, Katie has had to learn how to ask for help and ask in a way she was going to get it. She will share her personal journey using her sense of humor as a survival technique.
    • Respecting Differences

      Katie teaches children how to appreciate people who are different. What would the world be like if we looked, talked and did everything in the same way? We would be bored for sure! Learning about others is a way to appreciate everyone.
    • How to Assist a Person with a Disability

      Katie shares her assistive technology that helps her maintain her independence. She shares tips and secrets to make life the best that it can be. Katie gives her personal perspective and allows plenty of time for questions and answers.

©2016 Access-4-All

Access-4-All.com
PO Box 220751
St. Louis, MO 63122
314-481-0633

katie@access-4-all.com