ERIC Number: ED434466
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Missouri Autism Resource Guide. Fall 1998.
Missouri State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City.; Missouri State Dept. of Mental Health, Jefferson City.; Center for Innovations in Special Education, Columbia, MO.
This resource guide provides information on organizations, publications, legislation, and other resources relating to autism. Sections include: (1) commonly used disability acronyms and definitions; (2) the educational definition of autism; (3) the medical definition of autism; (4) special education offices and special services of the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; (5) contacts for understanding educational rights; (6) other resources and information about educational services; (7) the Missouri Department of Mental Health and the services it provides; (8) the Missouri Parents Act; (9) the Missouri Protection and Advocacy Services; (10) parent/professional organizations; (11) libraries and information resources; (12) autism resources on the Internet; (13) autism organizations; (14) local chapters of the Autism Society of America and support groups; (15) nonprofit organizations with associated resources; (16) technology resources; (17) diagnostic clinics; (18) guidelines for evaluating intervention programs for autism; (19) services, treatments, and therapies, including animal therapy, applied behavioral analysis, auditory integration, behavior therapy, dietary therapy, instructional strategies, music therapy, occupational therapy, positive behavior supports, play therapy, sensory integration, speech/language therapy, special education, vision therapy, and vitamin therapy; (20) newsletters and publications on autism; and (21) a Missouri interagency agreement on agency cooperation. (CR)
Descriptors: Advocacy, Agency Cooperation, Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Auditory Perception, Autism, Behavior Modification, Clinical Diagnosis, Definitions, Disability Identification, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Information Sources, Internet, Mental Health Programs, Nonprofit Organizations, Nutrition, Parent Associations, Publications, Sensory Integration, Social Support Groups, Special Education, State Programs, Student Rights, Therapy
Center for Innovations in Special Education (CISE), Parkade Center, Suite 152, 601 Business Loop 70 West, Columbia, MO 65211-8020. Tel: 573-884-7275; Tel: 800-735-2966 (Toll Free TDD); available in alternative formats.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Missouri State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City.; Missouri State Dept. of Mental Health, Jefferson City.; Center for Innovations in Special Education, Columbia, MO.
Identifiers - Location: Missouri