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1 Local Agencies

2 Best Abilities Contact: Melissa Weber 314-322-3027
Currently servicing individuals between ages of 17 months – 81 years old In Home Services available include: Occupational Therapy, Speech Language Pathologists, Certified Behavior Analysts, and Physical Therapists

3 Achievements Unlimited Contact: Melissa Weber 314-322-3027
Currently servicing individuals between ages of 18 and older Organization will launch in November 2012(7 enrolled and 7 prospects) Up to 30 openings Job skills training available on and off site Microbusiness model-jobs created around individual abilities No cost for enrollment 3-4 days a week In Home Services available include: Occupational Therapy, Speech Language Pathologists, Certified Behavior Analysts

4 Achievements Unlimited
Contact: Program Director/Co-Founder at Achievements Unlimited Clinical Supervisor at Best Abilities Past Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst at Behavior Intervention Services Personal Care Assistant at Behavior Intervention Services

5 Action for Autism 16052 Swingley Ridge Road Chesterfield, MO 63017
Action for Autism is a St. Louis based charitable organizaton, founded in 2008 to address the growing need to assist children and their families with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Funds assist families to attain care, treatment and educational support.

6 Adam Morgan Foundation
P.O. Box 532 St. Peters, MO ADAM Provides resources, equipment and interventions to families raising children with Autism Spectrum Disorders at the age of three and older at little to no cost to the families

7 Autism Speaks 9378 Olive Blvd. #206 St. Louis MO 63132 (314) 989-1003
The Autism Speaks website provides information on national initiatives including community service grants, a video glossary, IEP video, autism everyday video, national online database of resources and a federal legal aid appeals project. Opportunity to serve on local volunteer committees.

8 BJC Behavioral Health www.bjcbehavioralhealth.org
Provides mental health services, therapy, targeted case management to children and adults with mental illness or mental health needs.

9 Edgewood Children’s Center
330 N. Gore St. Louis, MO Offers special education and treatment for children ages 5 to 17 who are severely emotionally or behaviorally disturbed. Residential Treatment Program . Short terms respite care. Day-treatment program for non-residents.

10 Gateway Chapter- Autism Society of America
1311 Wells Ave. St. Louis, MO 63119 Local chapter of the Autism Society of America

11 Giant Steps of St. Louis 7281 Sarah St. Maplewood, MO 63143
Offers an alternative to traditional approaches and provides an overall support system for families. Nonprofit organization contracts with school districts to provide therapy and educational support to children

12 Howard Park Center 15834 Clayton Rd. Ellisville, MO. 63011
Offers full inclusion preschool, elementary, middle and high school, extended daycare, direct therapy, splinting and casting for children with various disabilities. Also family counseling and support group.

13 All Abilities (ICAA) www.icaaonline.org
Dedicated to advocacy, education, inclusion and support for all people with autism, and all different abilities

14 Knights of Columbus Developmental Center- Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital
1465 South Grand Boulevard St. Louis, MO Provides diagnostic services and therapeutic evaluations to aide in managing developmental disorders in children. Offers referral service, parent training and research

15 Life Skills/Touchpoint Autism Services
10176 Corporate Square Dr. St. Louis, MO Provides day services, residential services, employment services, family support (respite, family-centered, family and sibling support, supported recreation, natural support workshops), training and community education for individuals with autism and their families. Support groups offered at multiple locations: parents of a child with an autism spectrum disorder, sibling support groups, social support group for young adults with Asperger’s syndrome

16 Mercy Child Development Center
641 N. New Ballas Road St. Louis, MO 63141 Serves infants and children with delayed development of motor, speech/language, social or learning skills, behavioral problems, attention deficit disorder or learning disabilities.

17 MO-FEAT (Missouri Families for Effective Autism Treatment)
2388 Schuetz Road #A49 St. Louis, MO 63146 MO-FEAT is an organization of parents and professionals throughout Missouri, with Headquarters in St. Louis. Its mission is to provide advocacy and support for the autism community.

18 St. Louis Arc 1177 N. Warson Rd. St. Louis, MO 63132 314-569-2211
Not-for-profit agency conducts programs and provides opportunities

19 St. Louis Regional Center Office
9900 Page, Suite 106 St. Louis, MO 63132 Operated by the Missouri Department of Mental Health’s Division of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities. Every person who requests services is entitled to an diagnostic evaluation and case management. Eligibility is determined and arrangements are made to obtain services within the available resources of the division (in such areas as therapy, family support, training, residential services and more).

20 Behavior Intervention Services
10175 Corporate Square Drive St. Louis, MO 63132 (314) Behavior Intervention Services is a for-profit agency providing service and care to children, teens and adults with autism. At Behavior Intervention Services our clients receive therapies through a combination of the most renowned autism education principles and the most up-to-date clinical methodologies. In home services, residential facilities, and in the community, and school settings Contact Lynn Brook (314)

21 Judevine Center for Autism
Contact: Becky Blackwell Our goal is to improve the quality of life for children and adults with autism and their families by sharing the Judevine® method which has been proven to make a real difference in the everyday lives of families affected by autism. We work directly with individuals and families and through existing social service organizations, schools, community hospitals, mental health centers, and private organizations. We continually look for new and innovative ways to bring our services to individuals with autism, their families and caregivers.

22 Lafayette Industries Lafayette Industries | 179 Gaywood Drive | St. Louis, MO 63021 Telephone: | Lafayette means many things to many people. We are a contract packager offering shrink wrap, blister pack, display assemblies and more for our corporate clients. Our mission is to exceed our customer’s expectations while employing hundreds of adults with disabilities within our packaging operation. Since 1976 we have been able to create opportunities. Through extensive training and support programs, our employees learn to overcome their disabilities and utilize their abilities in a productive and professional work environment. The result is high quality products and services at a competitive price, on a timely basis. So whether you’re looking for a reliable contract packager or to build on your dream of meaningful employment, Lafayette would like the opportunity to help.

23 Canterbury Enterprises
Contact Charlie Fischer, Manager Barb Douglas, Training Coordinator Canterbury Enterprises, Inc. 7228 Weil Ave. St. Louis, MO 63119 Phone: (314) (main line) Fax: (314) Canterbury is an affiliate of United Cerebral Palsy Heartland, was established in 1983 as a non-profit 501-3(c) sheltered workshop employing people with disabilities in St. Louis County and City.


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