Resource Directory

NameContactDescription
ADA CENTER-GREAT PLAINS REGION100 Corporate Lake Drive
Columbia, MO 65203
1-800-949-4232
http://www.gpadacenter.org
Provides technical assistance by phone and electronically for questions relating to ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act). Calls are confidential and knowledgeable staff is available Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. central time to provide compliance solutions. The Great Plains Region serves Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska and Iowa.
ADAPT-ABILITY9355 Dielman Industrial Drive
St. Louis, MO 63132
314-432-1101
314-432-0780
http://www.adapt-ability.org
Toll Free: 866-370-0001 The agency mission is to enable people with disabilities through technology. Assistive technology services include: assessment of the person, device, family, and environment; training and support for use of devices, including maintenance, repair, and modifications. Services focus on seating/mobility, home modifications, and job site accommodations. Serves persons with developmental disabilities of varying ages.
AFFORDABLE COLLEGES ONLINEhttp://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/spotlight/affordable-colleges-for-students-with-disabilities/
The Affordable Colleges Online link provides students with disabilities and their families with a nice succinct guide on resources and questions to explore when making college choices, exploring financial aid, securing accommodations and seeking employment.
ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION OF ST. LOUIS9370 Olive Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63132
314-432-3422
314-432-3824
http://www.alz.org/stl/
Agency is committed to enhancing care and support services for individuals and families. Services include family support and education, community education and professional training. No referral necessary.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACTU.S. Department of Justice
9350 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Civil Rights Division, Disability Rights Section NYA
Washington,, DC 20530
1-800-514-0301
http://www.ada.gov
United States Justice Department, Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) website offers information, publications, and technical assistance regarding ADA regulations.
ANGEL SENSE GPS646-770-2950
orgs@angelsense.com
http://angelsense.com/agencies
A wearable GPS and voice monitoring system for individuals who may wander or elope.
ASSOCIATION ON AGING WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIESPamela Merkle
2385 Hampton, Suite 110
St. Louis, MO 63139
314-647-8100
314-647-8105
agingwithdd@msn.com
http://www.agingwithdd.org
Services include consumer driven retirement support groups, in-home support, referral, retirement planning, an annual Aging with Developmental Disabilities Conference, and off-site day habilitation contracts with the Missouri Department of Mental Health. Individuals eligible to receive services have a diagnosis of a developmental disability, are 50 years of age or older who are recently retired or currently in some type of vocation.
AUCD ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY CENTERS ON DISABILITIES1100 Wayne Ave.
Suite 1000
Silver Spring, MD 20910
301-588-8252
301-588-2842
http://www.aucd.org
Association of University Centers on Disabilities is a network of interdisciplinary centers advancing policy and practice for and with individuals with developmental and other disabilities, their families, and communities. The website offers numerous resources.
AWS1215 Fern Ridge Parkway, Suite 204
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
314-542-9806
http://www.awsusa.com
Provides residential services in a variety of settings through funding from the Missouri Department of Mental Health and the Federal Medicaid Waiver.
AXEL TRANSPORTATION46 Worthington Access Dr, Suite G
Maryland Heights, MO 63043
(314) 309-2006
http://www.axel-trans.com
Provides passenger transportation for the logistics needs of healthcare and education institutions. Offers transportation solutions specifically tailored to each client’s needs and is focused on the customer experience.
BCI200 Trade Center Dr. West
St. Peters, MO 63376
636-978-4300
636-978-4343
http://www.boonecenter.com
BCI is a not-for-profit packaging company that provides a choice of productive and fulfilling employment to adults with disabilities. BCI offers a range of employment opportunities, work environments and skills needed to employ people to their level of developed capability. BCI is certified by the U.S. Department of Labor and the Missouri State Department of Education. Requires referral from Missouri Division of Vocational Rehabilitation/case manager.
BEHAVIOR INTERVENTION SERVICES10176 Corporate Square Dr., Suite 220
Creve Coeur, MO 63132-2924
314-395-9375
http://www.behaviorinterventionservices.com
Provides residential services in a variety of settings through funding from the Missouri Department of Mental Health and the Federal Medicaid Waiver.
BEHAVIOR SOLUTIONSDr. Colin Peeler
44 Port West Court
St. Charles, MO 63303
636-493-9299
info@behsolutions.com
http://www.behsolutions.com/
Provides effective behavior services that focus on skill building in the individual, training for the family, and staff/caregiver training. Principals of behavior, characteristics and associated symptoms of various developmental disabilities, common problems, effective strategies for teaching new skills and decreasing problem behaviors, behavior therapy techniques, and training on how to train others is offered. Individuals eligible to receive services have a diagnosis of a developmental disability and are living in their natural home. No age restrictions.
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