United Services News

NAP Tax Credits

An easy, low-cost way to transform children’s lives   Charitable tax credits allow individuals and businesses to maximize their gifts to United Services for Children at very little out-of-pocket cost, allowing us to help children of all abilities reach their full potential. In addition to your regular deductions for charitable gifts, eligible donors will receive … Continued

Thanksgiving schedule

United Services for Children will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23, and Friday, Nov. 24, for the 2017 Thanksgiving holiday. We will reopen Monday, Nov. 27.


A child’s view of sensory processing

If you have ever had any trouble understanding sensory processing disorders, watch this 5-minute video of a young boy explaining it from his perspective. Although sensory processing disorder is not a diagnosis identified in the DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual), some physicians are recognizing the disorder. One of the main issues impacted is insurance coverage. … Continued


Coffee, donuts and parenting

United Services for Children is launching a series of informal talks to share helpful information on parenting, literacy, developmental disabilities and other child-focused topics. We’re calling the series “Today’s Topic.” Join our expert staff for donuts, coffee and discussion in the conference room of United Services, 4140 Old Mill Parkway in St. Peters, 63376. The … Continued


SIBSHOPS peer support groups enrolling now

United Services for Children is beginning a new session of its SIBSHOPS program. SIBSHOPS is a workshop for children ages 6 to 12 years who are brothers or sisters of children with special needs. SIBSHOPS gives siblings a better understanding of their families. In the workshop, they will find friends who will listen. They will … Continued