ABA Consulting Services
ABA Consulting Services, LLC, strongly believes in the research-proven methodolgy of Applied Behavior Analysis. Therefore, all of our providers and services are grounded in the principles of ABA. As a result, we take a team approach to therapy that is seamless and allows for a common philosophical foundation to best serve our clients.
Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the life span, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy and support; increasing understanding and acceptance of people with autism spectrum disorder; and advancing research into causes and better interventions for autism spectrum disorder and related conditions.
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Behavior Intervention Services
Behavior Intervention Services provides a variety of services to individuals of all ages with developmental disabilities that reside in Missouri and Illinois.
Giant Steps of St. Louis
Giant Steps is a nonprofit organization that offers a therapeutic school and a specialized summer camp for children and teens with autism spectrum disorders. The programs serve students from the surrounding St. Louis and Illinois region.
Judevine Center for Autism
The mission of Judevine® Center for Autism is to make a real difference in the quality of life for children and adults with autism and their families, wherever they may live.
Knights of Columbus Pediatric Developmental Center
The Knights of Columbus Developmental Center at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital has been serving children with special needs in the St. Louis region since 1981. Today, our developmental pediatrics team includes neurologists, psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, a family resource specialist and education coordinator, social worker and an active research team.
Early Childhood Academy
Our Early Childhood Academy is a unique, hybrid program designed to teach children with autism, ages two to six years old, how to learn and socialize in a group setting. The Academy staff members also support parents through in-home visits that promote each child’s progress.
Giant Giant Steps is a nonprofit organization that offers a therapeutic school and a specialized summer camp for children and teens with autism spectrum disorders. The programs serve students from the surrounding St. Louis and Illinois region.
Despite the “Giant” name, this school is a small 501c3 organization that relies greatly on grants and donations to provide the special care required for the development of their students.
Autism is a disability that affects a child’s developing brain, leading to symptoms in three broad categories: Language, social interaction, and behavior. Autism is termed a “spectrum disorder” because the severity of these challenges varies from one child to the next.
Autism Spectrum Disorder, ASD is a term used for a complex disorder with no known cause or cure. ASD is diagnosed when a child has a severe delay in social communication and acquiring language. Also present must be some type of repetitive behaviors that the child displays. In the May 2013, publication of the DSM-5 diagnostic manual, ASD disorder has merged into one umbrella diagnosis.