The Alzheimer's Association leads the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia — by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.
American Association of Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD)
Founded in 1876, AAIDD, and formerly known as AAMR, AAIDD is the oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization of professionals (and others) concerned about developmental disabilities.
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.
Brain Injury Association of Missouri
The Mission of the Brain Injury Association of Missouri is to reduce the incidence of brain injury; to promote acceptance, independence and productivity of persons with brain injury; and to support their families, caregivers and the community.
Cerebral Palsy Group
Improving outcomes for children with cerebral palsy through research, evidence-based therapy, teaching and technology.
This web site provides information about epilepsy and its effects on people's lives.
Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalophy (HIE) Help Center
The HIE Help Center seeks to support and inform the families and loved ones of children with disabilities stemming from hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE).
Governor's Council on Disability - Missouri
The Governor´s Council on Disability (GCD) promotes full participation and inclusion of the nearly 1 million Missourians with disabilities in all aspects of community life by educating citizens, businesses, schools, universities and others of their rights and responsibilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
IntellectAbility - Replacing Risk with Health and Wellness
Comprehensive suite of risk resolution and learning tools for professional supporters: tools that empower, educate and inform those responsible for protecting, maintaining and restoring health, wholeness and a good quality of life for people with I/DD.
Missouri Assistive Technology
Retailor of assistive technology to increase access to assistive technology for Missourians with all types of disabilities, of all ages.
The Missouri Association of County Developmental Disabilities Services (MACDDS)
MACDDS is a statewide association of county boards for the developmentally disabled dedicated to local control and provision of supports and services.
Missouri Department of Developmental Disabilities
Missouri Department of Elementary & Secondary Education
The Missouri DESE site 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.
Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council (MODDC)
STABLE Accounts allow individuals with disabilities to save and invest money without losing eligibility for certain public benefits programs, like Medicaid or SSI. Earnings in your STABLE Account are not subject to federal income tax, so long as you spend them on “Qualified Disability Expenses.”
MPACT - Missouri Parents Act
Missouri Parents Act (MPACT) is Missouri’s Parent Training and Information Center, funded in part by the U.S. Department of Education and the State of Missouri. Our mission is to empower families to advocate for themselves so that children with special educational needs can reach their full potential in education and life – through support, training, and education.
National Alliance on Mental Illness - Missouri
NAMI Missouri is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization, and was founded in 1985 to provide education, support and advocacy on behalf of people with serious mental illness and their families regardless of race, religion or national origin.
National Council on Disability
NCD is an independent federal agency charged with advising the President, Congress, and other federal agencies regarding policies, programs, practices, and procedures that affect people with disabilities.
National Task Group On Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices
The ‘NTG’ is a not-for-profit organization charged with ensuring that the interests of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other causes of dementia – as well as their families and friends – are taken into account as part of the National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease.
OpenNotes is the international movement promoting and studying transparent communication in healthcare. We help patients and clinicians share meaningful notes in medical records. We call these open notes.
Ready is a National public service campaign designed to educate and empower the American people to prepare for, respond to and mitigate emergencies, including natural and man-made disasters. The goal of the campaign is to promote preparedness through public involvement.
StationMD offers telemedicine solutions, with secure video-conferencing, for vulnerable populations including people with developmental disabilities. Their service allows patients the ability to receive quality care from their own home or chosen location without having to enter a hospital or other medical setting.
The Arc is a National Association of and for people with developmental disabilities and their families.
The Arc of Missouri
The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)
NORD is a unique federation of more than 140 organizations serving people with rare disorders and disabilities.
United Cerebral Palsy Association (UCP)
UCPA is a national association dedicated to research and information dissemination.