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ERIC Number: ED434466
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 82
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
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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)
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
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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