Perry County Social Services Resources

Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services:  (573) 290-5800 Senior and Disability Services; Missouri Family Support Division (Medicaid, Food Stamps); Missouri Children's Division

Perry County Health Department:  (573) 547-6564

Special Education Law & Advocacy


Missouri Department of Mental Health, Division of Developmental Disabilities

The Missouri Division of Developmental Disabilities was established in 1974 to support the unique needs of individuals, family members and caregivers who experience a developmental disability (DD). 

American Association of Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD)

Founded in 1876, AAIDD, formerly known as AAMR, is the oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization of professionals and citizens concerned about intellectual and developmental disabilities.

The Missouri Association of County Developmental Disabilities Services (MACDDS)

MACDDS is a statewide association of county boards for the developmentally disabled dedicated to ensuring quality community supports are available to individuals with developmental disabilities.

SADI - SEMO Alliance for Disability Independence

SEMO Alliance for Disability Independence, Inc. (SADI) is a community-based, non-profit, non-residential center for independent living located in Southeast Missouri.               

Special Needs Financial Planning

Click on the links below to learn more about special needs financial planning: 

*PCBDD offers this information as part of our mission to provide resources to individuals/families living with developmental disabilities.  It should not be construed as an obligation, nor should it be considered as a means for PCBDD to benefit from the resource being provided.  The above organizations are not endorsed by or affiliated with PCBDD.  It is strictly information about a service that may benefit the individual and/or family served by PCBDD or whomever views this webpage. 

Down Syndrome Resources

Cape Girardeau, Missouri - Heartland Group

For more information contact Claire:
Claire - 573-334-5685

Down Syndrome Association of Greater St. Louis

8420 Delmar Boulevard, Suite 506
Saint Louis, MO 63017
314-961-2504  Fax: 314-989-1579

Autism Resources

The University Autism Center for Diagnosis & Treatment

611 N. Fountain Street
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

Easterseals Midwest

611 North Fountain Street
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701-7244

Easterseals Midwest – Southeast Missouri

Division of Developmental Disabilities

1706 E. Elm
P.O. Box 687
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Missouri Families for Effective Austism Treatment (MO-FEAT)

P.O. Box 410305
Saint Louis, MO 63141

Center for Autistic Disorders- Children's Hospital & Clinics

One Hospital Dr.
Columbia, MO 65212

Trendline Consulting, LLC

1404 Corporation Lane Suite 40
Perryville, MO 63775
(573) 605-1600

The Tailor Institute

One University Plaza
920 Broadway MS0130
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

Southeast Missouri Autism Center for Diagnosis & Treatment

611 North Fountain Street
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

Grace Reliant

2845 Independence Street 
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
(573) 803-5002


The Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders

University of Missouri
205 Portland Street
Columbia, MO 65211


Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center in St. Louis

1465 S. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63104


The Children’s Mercy Hospital, Section of Developmental and Behavioral Sciences in Kansas City


Knights of Columbus Developmental Center


Cerebral Palsy Resources

United Cerebral Palsy of Greater St. Louis

8645 Old Bonhomme Rd.
Saint Louis, MO 63132-3999
314-994-1600  Fax: 314-994-0179

United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Northwest Missouri

3303 Frederick Avenue
St. Joesph, MO 64506
816-364-3836  Fax: 816-390-8546 

United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Kansas City

1044 Main St., Suite 600
Kansas City, MO 64105
816-531-4454  Fax: 816-531-3383

Pediatric Neurology Cerebral Palsy Clinic- St. Louis Children's Hospital

Dr, Janice Brunstrom, Director
One Children's Place
Saint Louis, MO 63110
314-454-6120  Fax: 314-454-2523

Center for Cerebral Palsy Spasticity

St. Louis Children's Hospital, Suite 452
One Children's Place
Saint Louis, MO 63110
314-454-2813  Fax: 314-454-2818

The Cerebral Palsy Group

Cerebral Palsy Group is a national organization that was created so that it may serve the individuals and families who have been diagnosed with cerebral palsy.

Traumatic Brain Injury

Brain Injury Association of Missouri

10270 Page Avenue, Suite 100
Saint Louis, MO 63132
314-426-4024 or 800-377-6442 (Toll Free)

Missouri Head Injury Advisory Council

P.O. Box 809
Jefferson City, MO 65102