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Missouri – The Show Me State

 Updated 5/2005

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General
See also Developmental Disabilities, Multi-Service Agencies

COIN Health Center (directory of Mid-Missouri resources)

Governor’s Council on Disability

Governor’s Council on Disability Resource Directory
Advocacy and Legal Rights
ADA Project

Gateway Legal Services (social security issues) [added 3/9/02]

Missouri Coalition for Quality Care (long term care concerns)

Missouri Protection & Advocacy Services

National Resources
Aging
Boone County Council on Aging

Central Missouri Area Agency on Aging

ElderWeb – Missouri

Mid-East Area Agency on Aging (St. Louis, St. Charles, Franklin and Jefferson Counties)

National Resources
AIDS/HIV
Doorways

RAIN Inc. (Regional AIDS Interfaith Network)
Allergy and Asthma
See also Respiratory Disorders

National Resources
Alzheimer’s Disease
Alzheimer’s Association – Chapters in Missouri

Heartland chapter

Mid-Missouri chapter

St. Louis chapter

Other chapters
National Resources
Arthritis
Missouri Arthritis Rehabilitation Research and Training Center

Missouri’s Regional Arthritis Centers

National Resources
Arts
Very Special Arts Missouri

National Resources
Assistive Technology
ETC – Missouri’s Interagency Assistive Technology Short-Term Loan Program

Missouri Assistive Technology Project

Missouri Technology Center for Special Education

University of Missouri – Columbia, Adaptive Computing Technology Center (ACT)

National Resources
Attention Deficit Disorder
See also Learning Disabilities

Mid-Missouri CHADD

National Resources
Autism
Center for Autistic Disorders at Children’s Hospsital

Missouri Families for Effective Autism Treatment (MO-FEAT)

OASIS Asperger Syndrome Support Groups – Missouri

Project Access (Southwest Missouri State University)

National Resources
Blindness and Visual Impairments
Missouri Council of the Blind

Missouri Department of Social Services, Rehabilitation Services for the Blind

Rehabilitation Services for the Blind (RSB)

Missouri School for the Blind

Saint Louis Society for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Wolfner Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

National Resources
Brain Injury
Brain Injury Association of Missouri

Missouri Head Injury Advisory Council

Missouri Model Brain Injury System

National Resources
Cancer
American Cancer Society (Columbia)

National Resources
Cerebral Palsy
United Cerebral Palsy of Greater St. Louis

National Resources
Children
See also Developmental Disabilities, Education, specific disabilities

Assistance to Parents of Children With Disabilities (brochure from the Missouri Bar)

First Steps (early intervention)

MO-SPAN (The Missouri Statewide Parent Advisory Network)

MPACT (Missouri Parents ACT)

NICHCY State Contact Sheet

Paris Family Support Network

Partners in Policymaking

National Resources
Communication Disorders
See also Deafness and Hearing Impairments

Mississippi Speech-Language-Hearing Association

National Resources
Cystic Fibrosis
National Resources
Deaf-Blindness
See also Communication Disorders

National Resources
Deafness and Hearing Impairments
See also Communication Disorders

Bethany Deaf Church

Liberty Assistance Dogs

Missouri Commission for the Deaf

Missouri School for the Deaf

St. Joseph Institute for the Deaf

State Committee of Interpreters

National Resources
Developmental Disabilities
See also Children, General, Multi-Service Agencies

Boone County Group Homes and Family Support

Developmental Disabilities Resource Board of Clay County

Disability Connections

Endless Options

Greater Ozarks ARC

Missouri Association of County Developmental Disabilities Services (MACDDS)

Missouri Developmental Disabilities Resource Center

Missouri Division of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities

Missouri Planning Council for Developmental Disabilities

Productive Living Board (St. Louis)

Region 10 Council on Developmental Disabilities

Springfield Regional Center

St. Louis ARC

St. Louis Office for MR/DD Resources

UMKC Institute for Human Development

National Resources
Diabetes
American Diabetes Association – Mid-America Region

National Resources
Down Syndrome
Down Syndrome Association of Mid-Missouri
Education
See also Children, Higher Education, specific disabilities

Center for Innovation in Special Education (CISE)

Division of Special Education

First Steps (early intervention)

Missouri Technology Center for Special Education

State Schools for Severely Handicapped

National Resources
Education, Higher
See also Education

Missouri College Guidebook

University of Missouri-Columbia Disability Resources

University of Missouri-Kansas City Office of Services for Students with Disabilities

National Resources
Employment
See also Vocational Rehabilitation

Central Missouri Sheltered Enterprises

Employment Peer Connection

Missouri Association of Sheltered Workshop Managers

Temco (sheltered workshop)

National Resources
Epilepsy
Epilepsy Foundation of the St. Louis Region

National Resources
Financial Information
See also Wish Organizations

Missouri Division of Medical Services (DMS) (Medicaid)

Missouri Division of Workers’ Compensation

Missouri Family Trust

Recovered Wishes

National Resources
Fragile X Syndrome
National Resources
Head Injury
See Brain Injury
Health (General)
National Resources
Heart Disorders
American Heart Association – Missouri

National Resources
Hemophilia
National Resources
Housing
Home of Your Own Initiative

National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification – Missouri

National Resources
Huntington’s Disease
National Resources
Independent Living
Access II Independent Living Center (Gallatin)

Disability Resource Association (DRA) (Crystal City)

Independent Living Center of Southeast Missouri (ILCSM)

Midland Empire Resources for Independent Living (St. Joseph)

Missouri Statewide Independent Living Council

Ozark Independent Living (OIL) (West Plains)

Paraquad (St. Louis)

Rural Advocates for Independent Living (RAIL) (Kirksville)

Services for Independent Living (SIL) (Columbia)

Tri-County Center for Independent Living (Rolla)

Warrensburg Independent Living Services

Other independent living centers in Missouri

National Resources
Learning Disabilities
See also Attention Deficit Disorder

Learning Disabilities Association of Missouri

Learning Disabilities Association of the Ozarks

St. Louis Affiliate
Missouri State Resources (LD OnLine)

Missouri State Resources Literacy and Learning Disabilities (National ALLD Center)

National Resources
Lupus
National Resources
Mental Illness
Behavioral Health Response (mental health crisis services for residents of eastern Missouri)

KEN Mental Health Services Databases – Missouri

Missouri Department of Mental Health

Missouri Institute of Mental Health – Policy Information Exchange (PIE)

Missouri Institute of Mental Health Library

NAMI of Missouri

National Resources
Mental Retardation
See Developmental Disabilities
Multi-Service Agencies
See also General, Developmental Disabilities

Easter Seal Society of Central Missouri

Easter Seals Missouri & Greater Kansas City
Multiple Sclerosis
National Multiple Sclerosis Society – Gateway Area Chapter

National MS Society – Mid America Chapter

National Resources
Occupational Therapy
National Resources
Parkinson’s Disease
National Resources
Prader-Willi Syndrome
Prader-Willi Syndrome Association of Missouri

National Resources
Recreation
See Sports and Recreation
Rehabilitation
See also Vocational Rehabilitation

Missouri Rehabilitation Association

Missouri Rehabilitation Center

Rehabilitation Institute

University of Missouri – Columbia, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

National Resources
Respiratory Disorders
National Resources
Respite Services
National Respite Locator Service – Missouri Respite Programs

National Resources
Speech Impairments
See Communication Disorders

National Resources
Spina Bifida
Spina Bifida Association of Greater St. Louis

National Resources
Spinal Cord Injury
Missouri Model Spinal Cord Injury System

National Resources
Sports and Recreation
St. Louis Wheelchair Athletic Association (SWAA)

Special Olympics Missouri

National Resources
Stroke
Internet Stroke Center at Washington University

Stroke Support Groups and Stroke Visitation Programs – Missouri (American Heart Association)

National Resources
Tourette Syndrome
National Resources
Transportation
Project ACTION Accessible Traveler’s Database – Missouri Cities

National Resources
Turners Syndrome
National Resources
Veterans
National Resources
Vocational Rehabilitation
See also Employment, Rehabilitation

Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education – Vocational Rehabilitation

Kansas City North Vocational Rehabilitation District Office (serving Clay, Platte & Ray Counties in Western Missouri)

Missouri AgrAbility Project

Vocational Services, Inc. (VSI)

National Resources
Wegener’s Granulomatosis
Wegener’s Granulomatosis Support Group (WGSG)
Wish Organizations
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Missouri

Recovering Wishes for Families

National Resources
Other Subjects
National Resources

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