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First Steps

First Steps is Missouri's Early Intervention system that provides services to families with children, birth to three years of age, with disabilities or developmental delays.

Easter Seals Midwest

We provide many services for individuals and their families who are impacted by autism.

Special School District

Special School District of St. Louis County (SSD) is a leader in providing special education services to students with disabilities and also provides a wide range of career and technical education programs.

Children’s Legal Alliance – Legal Services of Eastern MO

Free legal assistance to income eligible children who have special education needs. Services include representing children at IEP meetings, due process, suspension or expulsion hearings. Other services include ensuring homeless children have access to education, advocating for access to appropriate special education services, correcting inaccurate or misleading school records.  4232 Forest Park Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63108 Phone: (314) 534-4200 ext. 1311  or    1-800-444-0514 ext. 1311

Recreation Council of Greater St. Louis

Need Funding for a Recreation Program? Click here for information about our voucher programs for people with developmental disabilities in St. Louis and St. Charles. Applications are open for programs happening October 1, 2022 to September 30, 2023.  Event information is updated weekly.


Educational Information

CDC Autism Facts:


Missouri Autism Facts and Statistics

Internet Safety Guide

Digital Resources for Students with Autism

Teaching an Autistic Child to Drive

How to Overcome the Difficulties of Getting a Driver's License with Autism

Is a Therapy Dog Right for Your Child with Autism

Help for Teachers

Tips for understanding autistic kids in your classroom:

Helpful Information for Families

Designing the Perfect Home Playroom for Children with Autism:

Housing Resources in St Louis

Local Autism Resources


United Healthcare Children's Foundation (family assistance grant):

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