American Association of Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities (AAID)

Founded in 1876, AAIDD, formerly known as AAMR, AAIDD is the oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization of professionals (and others) concerned about mental retardation and developmental disabilities.

A Sporting Chance

Provides sport and recreational activities for individuals with Mental Retardation and other Developmental Disabilities. They participate in various activities such as bowling, track and field, golf and baseball.

Autism Society of America (ASA)

ASA is a national association for people with autism. The site connects individuals with autism and their families to reliable information and referral resources.

Champion Athletes of the Ozarks

Champion Athletes is a recreation and leisure activities organization that offers bowling, gymnastics and swimming for people with  Developmental Disabilities.

Developmental Center of the Ozarks

The Developmental Center of the Ozarks is a multi-service agency providing services for First Steps Children’s Therapy Program, Adult Day Center, Supported Employment and the Summer Youth Employment Program.

Epilepsy Foundation

This web site provides information about epilepsy.

Missouri Department of Elementary & Secondary Education

The DESE provides information concerning Missouri’s public schools and special education services.

Missouri Department of Mental Health

The Missouri Department of Mental Health operates the Divisions of Developmental Disabilities, Comprehensive Psychiatric Services, and Alcohol and Drug Abuse.

Project Lifesaver

Project Lifesaver International helps provide rapid response to save lives and reduce potential for serious injury for adults and children who wander due to Alzheimer’s, Autism, Down Syndrome, dementia and other related disorders.

Tantone Industries Sheltered Workshop

Tantone Industries provides meaningful employment, developing vocation skills and  relationships with fellow employees.

TouchPoint Autism Services, Southwest Missouri

The mission of Touchpoint Autism Services is to make a real difference in the quality of life for children and adults with Autism and their families.

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