• Resources in the Community

    Check back as new resources are being added as they become available during this time of virtual living

     

  • Parents and Caregivers: Below are resources for supporting your child and yourselves during this challenging time. 

    Please do not hesitate to reach our for support! There are virtual options so that everyone can remain physically safe.

    Supporting Your Child

  • ACT for Parents at home

  • Parent Self Care

  • Students can ACT (Acknowledge, Care & Tell) even at home--

    Read below for more information and resources:

    ACT for students at home

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    Emergency Numbers

    If you are experiencing an emergency, please contact the appropriate services listed

    Emergency: 911

    Missouri State Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline: 1-800-392-3738

    Crisis Text Line: text ACT to 741741

    Suicide Prevention: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)  suicidepreventionlifeline.org

    Trevor Hotline for LGBTQ Youth: 1-866-488-7386   thetrevorproject.org

    Sexual Abuse: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673).  rainn.org

    Child Sex Trafficking Text: BEFREE to 888-383-7888

    Behavioral Health Response: 1-314-469-4908   24 hour mental health crisis hotline

    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Helpline: samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline

     

  • Support Group For Mothers & Daughters

    Mother Daughter Circle

  • PR Scholarship Info

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     Joshua Center

    Parenting a child with High-Functioning Autism, Tourette Syndrome, OCD and associated disorders presents with unique challenges. Many parents find themselves frustrated with the day-to-day struggles, which can lead to even more difficulties.

     

    Contact for more info:
    Sarah Oliver, Executive Director
    Joshua Center for Neurological Disorders
    816-763-7605
    sarah@joshuacenter.com