Autism Patient Resources

Could My Child Have Autism?

Learn more about the signs of autism in children.

Your Child's Appointment

Toddler and preschool-age patients are scheduled for an evaluation in either a team or dyad appointment, which is determined after receiving and reviewing paperwork submitted by parents. School-age children are evaluated by a licensed psychologist only and referred to other specialties as needed.  

Team Appointments

Team appointments consist of a licensed psychologist, developmental pediatrician, speech language pathologist and occupational therapist. 

Dyad Appointments

Dyad appointments consist of a licensed psychologist and developmental pediatrician. School-age children are evaluated by a licensed psychologist only and referred to other specialties on an as needed basis.  

Education/Service Agencies

First Steps
North Kansas City-(816) 691-5155
Indpendence-(816) 363-1078
First Steps

Head Start
(816) 474-4240
Head Start

Parents as Teachers

Parents as Teachers or contact your local school district

School Districts

Blue Springs-(816) 224-1300
Center-(816) 349-3300
Grandview-(816) 316-5000
Hickman Mills-(816) 316-7000
Independence-(816) 521-2700
Kansas City-(816) 418-7538
Lee's Summit-(816) 524-3368
Liberty-(816) 415-5300
North Kansas City-(816) 413-5000
Park Hill-(816) 741-1521
Raytown-(816) 737-6200

Missouri Regional Offices

Albany-(660) 726-5246
Joplin-(417) 629-3020
Kansas City-(816) 889-3400
MO Regional Office Map to find your local MO Regional Office

Missouri Autism Centers

Children's Mercy Hospital & Clinics
Section of Developmental & Behavioral Sciences
2401 Gillham Road
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 234-3674

Cardinal Glennon
1465 S. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63104
(314) 577-5600
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Thompson Center for Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders
University of Missouri
300 Portland Street, Ste. 110
Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 882-6081
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SEMO-Autism Center
611 N. Fountain Street
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
(573) 986-4985
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Support Groups

Autism Society of America-Heartland Support Group
Meets monthly
ASA-Heartland

Sharing Our Strengths (parent to parent support network)
(800) 773-8652
Sharing Our Strengths

Website Resources

 

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