April is World Autism Awareness Month.The observance began in April 1970, founded by the Autism Society. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about one in 59 children are identified with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). According to the Autism Society, about 1 percent of the world population has ASD, including 3.5 million in … ContinuedMORE
United Services for Children
United Services for Children is a nonprofit organization that provides pediatric therapy, early intervention and family support services. For more than 40 years, United Services has been a leader in preparing children of all abilities to reach their full potential.
Early Intervention Services focus on children up to 36 months old who have a developmental delay or diagnosed disability and are currently receiving services through Missouri First Steps. This program provides a vital beginning to a child’s developmental progress.
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
Family Support welcomes new families into the agency, and provides moms and dads with necessary information to make them feel at home at United Services.
Donate & Sponsor
You don’t have to be a therapist or teacher to help transform a child’s life. Anyone can do it, simply by making a donation to United Services for Children. With your help, a child who cannot communicate will learn to talk. A girl who cannot use her legs will learn to walk. A boy trapped in his own world will start making friends. Families who fear tomorrow will discover a future full of hope and possibility. The life-changing services we provide are only possible thanks to people like you. So please, donate today. Help children of all abilities reach their full potential.Donate Today Become a Sponsor
BabyWorks is a FREE program designed for parents and caregivers of infants and toddlers, age 6-16 months. The class provides developmentally appropriate information and activities utilizing information from the CDC’s “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” motor milestones program. Program goals: Enhance developmental supports through activities, information and resources. Emphasize motor, communication, and social skills development, … ContinuedMORE
Join us for child-focused discussion every month (Please note that the Parenting and Behavior classes have switched dates. Parenting is now Feb. 19-20, and Behavior is now April 16-17.) Our Today’s Topic series was so well received in 2018, we are continuing in 2019 with the monthly series of parenting discussions with our experienced staff. Each … ContinuedMORE