Missouri Disability Services

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
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
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 ResourcesArthritis

Missouri Arthritis Rehabilitation Research and Training Center

Missouri’s Regional Arthritis Centers

National ResourcesArts

Very Special Arts Missouri

National ResourcesAssistive 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 ResourcesAttention Deficit Disorder

See also Learning Disabilities

Mid-Missouri CHADD

National ResourcesAutism

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 ResourcesBlindness 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 ResourcesBrain Injury

Brain Injury Association of Missouri

Missouri Head Injury Advisory Council

Missouri Model Brain Injury System

National ResourcesCancer

American Cancer Society (Columbia)

National ResourcesCerebral Palsy

United Cerebral Palsy of Greater St. Louis

National ResourcesChildren

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 ResourcesCommunication Disorders

See also Deafness and Hearing Impairments

Mississippi Speech-Language-Hearing Association

National ResourcesCystic FibrosisNational ResourcesDeaf-Blindness

See also Communication Disorders

National ResourcesDeafness 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 ResourcesDevelopmental 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 ResourcesDiabetes

American Diabetes Association – Mid-America Region

National ResourcesDown SyndromeDown Syndrome Association of Mid-MissouriEducation

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 ResourcesEducation, 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 ResourcesEmployment

See also Vocational Rehabilitation

Central Missouri Sheltered Enterprises

Employment Peer Connection

Missouri Association of Sheltered Workshop Managers

Temco (sheltered workshop)

National ResourcesEpilepsy

Epilepsy Foundation of the St. Louis Region

National ResourcesFinancial Information

See also Wish Organizations

Missouri Division of Medical Services (DMS) (Medicaid)

Missouri Division of Workers’ Compensation

Missouri Family Trust

Recovered Wishes

National ResourcesFragile X SyndromeNational ResourcesHead InjurySee Brain InjuryHealth (General)National ResourcesHeart Disorders

American Heart Association – Missouri

National ResourcesHemophiliaNational ResourcesHousing

Home of Your Own Initiative

National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification – Missouri

National ResourcesHuntington’s DiseaseNational ResourcesIndependent 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 ResourcesLearning 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 ResourcesLupusNational ResourcesMental 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 ResourcesMental RetardationSee Developmental DisabilitiesMulti-Service Agencies

See also General, Developmental Disabilities

Easter Seal Society of Central Missouri

Easter Seals Missouri & Greater Kansas CityMultiple Sclerosis

National Multiple Sclerosis Society – Gateway Area Chapter

National MS Society – Mid America Chapter

National ResourcesOccupational TherapyNational ResourcesParkinson’s DiseaseNational ResourcesPrader-Willi Syndrome

Prader-Willi Syndrome Association of Missouri

National ResourcesRecreationSee Sports and RecreationRehabilitation

See also Vocational Rehabilitation

Missouri Rehabilitation Association

Missouri Rehabilitation Center

Rehabilitation Institute

University of Missouri – Columbia, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

National ResourcesRespiratory DisordersNational ResourcesRespite Services

National Respite Locator Service – Missouri Respite Programs

National ResourcesSpeech Impairments

See Communication Disorders

National ResourcesSpina Bifida

Spina Bifida Association of Greater St. Louis

National ResourcesSpinal Cord Injury

Missouri Model Spinal Cord Injury System

National ResourcesSports and Recreation

St. Louis Wheelchair Athletic Association (SWAA)

Special Olympics Missouri

National ResourcesStroke

Internet Stroke Center at Washington University

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

National ResourcesTourette SyndromeNational ResourcesTransportation

Project ACTION Accessible Traveler’s Database – Missouri Cities

National ResourcesTurners SyndromeNational ResourcesVeteransNational ResourcesVocational 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 ResourcesWegener’s GranulomatosisWegener’s Granulomatosis Support Group (WGSG)Wish Organizations

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Missouri

Recovering Wishes for Families

National ResourcesOther SubjectsNational Resources

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