List of State Resources - Mississippi
|Autism Speaks||Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout life, to the needs of people with autism and their families.|
|Mississippi Centers for Autism and Related Development|
|The program offered by MCARDD consists of providing clinic-based autism services. As the need for an Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program to address complex behaviors associated with autism or other disorders has grown, services have expanded and continue to grow to meet
the needs of families.
|TEAAM||TEAAM is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of Mississippi people with autism spectrum disorders, intellectual disabilities, developmental disabilities, or specific learning disabilities by cultivating and enhancing family and community supports.|
|Jackson Autism Center||JAC is a center designed to meet the developmental needs of children, including educational, social, communication and language, behavior, and self-help skills. JAC's approach begins with the child, followed by the family, and ultimately the school and community setting. JAC will adjust your child's program to meet your child's needs. Some of these strategies
include: verbal behavior, applied behavior analysis, SCERTS, TEAACH, sensory integration, and augmentative and alternative communication.
|Autism Center of north Mississippi||The Autism Center offers personalized therapy through the science of Applied Behavior Analysis in Tupelo, Mississippi. Trained staff work with children, focusing on their unique challenges and helping them learn the skills necessary for meaningful and independent living. The entity offers 10 services focused on the treatment of the child.|
|Department of Health||The health department provides relevant information about autism spectrum disorder that may be of interest to people on the spectrum, family members and / or professionals in the area or related.|
|Children’s of Mississippi||Children's of Mississippi is the name for all pediatric services at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, the only academic medical center in the state. Her goal is to help the children of Mississippi live strong and healthy lives. Their doctors specialize in caring for children from birth to adolescence, all in bright, family-friendly spaces.
|Autism Resources of the MidSouth||Autism Resources of the Mid-South is a leading voice and resource for the autism community in education, advocacy, and advocacy. They are committed to meaningful participation and self-determination in all aspects of the lives of people with autism and their families.|
|Canopy Children’s Solutions||The nonprofit organization reaches out to each of Mississippi's 82 counties to provide children with life-changing solutions to autism, including behavioral and mental health issues, adoption and foster care, and more.|
|Mississippi Parent Training and Information Center (MSPTI). Mississippi Resources||The platform offers a very extensive list of resources in Mississippi, which has educational organizations, partner organizations or organizations that work with specific disabilities. The informational website also has a list of national resources that may be of interest to you.|
|Operation Autism||Operation Autism is a web-based resource designed and created specifically to support military families of children with autism. It is the shared product of the vision and energy of the Organization for Autism Research (OAR) and the financial support of the American Legion Child Welfare Foundation. OAR's intent in developing this resource is to provide access to quality and evidence-based information about the disorder, identify sources of treatment and support on and off-base, and offer advice to address some of the unique challenges posed by the Military life for army-dependent children with autism and their families.|
|Will’s Way. Pediatric. Behavioral Psychology||The entity provides behavioral solutions for at-risk children and their families throughout the state of Mississippi. The services they offer include behavioral intervention for tantrums, potty problems, eating problems, learning difficulties, dyslexia, aggression, property destruction, coping problems, social skills problems, sleeping inconsistencies, pain management and more. They also work with diagnoses of ASD, Asperger syndrome, anxiety disorders, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, ADHD, and more.|
|Caring for Mississippi|
Children and Families with Autism
|In this document you can find valuable information about the care needed for children and families with autism in Mississippi.|
|The Parker Foundation. For|
Autism and child Development
|The organization aims to foster self-confidence and opportunities for socialization and relationship building for children with autism and related disabilities and their families. They are currently looking for individuals, businesses, and organizations that are willing to partner with or donate their time, talents, or facilities for educational, sports, and arts programs.|
|Millcreek of Magee Treatment Center||Offers residential treatment and home programs for children and adolescents struggling with psychiatric and behavioral disorders. It operates several different facilities, including a Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF), an Intermediate Care Facility for Children with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF / IID), and several therapeutic group homes. In addition, they provide services in schools with day treatment programs in different areas of the state.|
|Easterseals||Provides exceptional services, education, outreach and advocacy so that people living with autism and other disabilities can live, learn, work and play.|
|Early autism services||They provide ABA therapy services to diverse communities around the world, their services include home and center-based ABA therapy, occupational, speech and language therapy, telehealth services, social skills groups, teens, and free apprenticeships. They have a highly qualified and certified staff.|
Disclaimer: The resources posted on Ability Life Solutions are meant solely as suggestions and should not be construed as child-specific advice. The Center For Autism and Related Disorders recommends working with a board-certified behavior analyst (BCBA) who has experience with autism before starting any intensive behavioral intervention. Any choices you make in determining your child’s treatment are completely at your own discretion.
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