List of State Resources - Missouri

Autism SpeaksAutism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout life, to the needs of people with autism and their families.
Autism WorksAutism Works Inc is a non-profit organization where dedicated parents, volunteers, and staff come together to provide support and programs to families whose lives are affected by ASD. Offers classes and events for children 5 and older with ASD and their families throughout the month.
Missouri Department of
Mental Health. The Office of Autism Services (OEA)
OEA was established to provide leadership in developing programs for children and adults with ASD. The OAS is committed to supporting the independence and self-sufficiency of people with autism by leading collaborative efforts to improve system supports for people with autism and their families.
MO-FEAT Statewide Autism Resource DirectoryThe MO-FEAT State Directory of Autism Resources is a valuable tool for any family with a loved one on the autism spectrum. The directory can be viewed online, searched online, or a copy requested online. All service providers listed in the directory are recommended by other parents of children with an ASD diagnosis.
Thompson Center for Autism
& Neurodevelopment Disorders
The Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders at the University of Missouri is a national leader in addressing the challenges of autism spectrum disorder and other developmental conditions through its collaborative research, training and service programs.
Judevine Center for AutismJudevine Center for Autism, is a solution-focused approach to serving individuals, families, schools, and organizations that is tailored to the needs of the local community. Judevine professionals use valuable time and resources to travel across multiple counties; time and resources that could be used to help more people within a smaller local area. Judevine is a leading provider of quality services.
Behavioral Intervention
Behavioral intervention services provide a variety of services to people of all ages with developmental disabilities residing in Missouri and Illinois. BIS offers several different services in several different environments. These services include: In-Home Assessment, Therapy and Trainings, Children's Clinic Services-Sprout@BIS, Behavior Therapy, Independent Supportive Living (ISL) -24 Hour Service, Adult Day ProgramGrow@BIS
Autism KeyAutism Key is run by parents, for parents of people with autism spectrum disorders. The site was founded in 2005 and today offers news, resources and support to communities with autism and special needs.
The Arc of the Ozarks
Counter Point Autism
Supports people with disabilities to lead their own lives as valued members of the community. To help address those needs locally, they have developed Counter Point, a program focused on autism. Some of the core components of the program are the training of specialized staff specific to
autism, such as communication, sensory, safety, behavioral alternatives, physiological concerns, and common deficiencies related to autism spectrum disorders.
South Missouri State. University Autism Center for
Diagnosis and Treatment
The Center provides diagnostic evaluations and reevaluations (infants through 18), evaluation for treatment planning, evaluation and treatment for behavioral services based on the principles of applied behavior analysis, evaluation and treatment of speech and language, evaluation of social skills and social cognition and treatment.
Missouri Autism ResourcesEach state sets ages of eligibility for services for children and youth with disabilities. An informative list of resources for autism in the state of Missouri is provided on this website.
CAP 4 KidsCAP4Kids offers a list of resources on entities that work with and support autism. Each of the resources has a brief description and other contact details, as well as direct links to their websites.
Autism Awareness of South MissouriAutism Awareness of Southeast Missouri promotes the collaborative work of community agencies and organizations in response to autism spectrum disorders through education and resources for families, professionals, and the community at large.
Centers for Disease Control and PreventionCDC is committed to continuing to provide essential data on ASDs, looking for factors that put children at risk for ASD and its possible causes, and developing resources to help identify children with ASD as early as possible.
Missouri state. Project AccessOffers training, resources, and support services to school district personnel serving students with autism and related developmental disabilities. designs and presents free and low-cost autism-specific professional development for educators in pre-K through 12th grade at locations throughout Missouri.
Early autism servicesThey 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.
Missouri - Applied ABCApplied ABC provides ABA and autism therapy services for individuals with autism. Applied Behavioral Counseling provides behavioral therapy in the home. The organization offers evaluations, treatment plan, behavior analyst, parenting trainings and much more.
Blue SprigThey are leading ABA therapy providers nationwide. The team includes highly-skilled board-certified behavior analysts and registered behavior technicians dedicated to offering personalized care. Services include home and center services, family counseling assistance, and ABA therapy. Accept most major insurance policies
We Rock the SpectrumRobert and Danielle, parents of a child with ASD, know that there is a deep need for a place where children of ALL abilities can play, learn and grow together in an inclusive environment. The gym includes Suspended equipment with swings, Protective mats and pillows, Zip line: to release stress and relax the joints and body, Trampoline, Indoor play structure, Sensory toys, Fine motor area and arts and crafts

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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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