Perry County Social Services Resources:
Missouri Family Support Division (Medicaid, Food Stamps); Missouri Children's Division;
Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services: (573) 290-5800
Perry County Health Department: (573) 547-6564
Special Education Law & Advocacy:
Missouri Department of Elementary & Secondary Education (Special Education): http://www.dese.mo.gov/se/
The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education provides information concerning Missouri's public schools including information on the rights of parents who have children receiving special education services in both public and private schools.
Missouri Protection & Advocacy : http://www.moadvocacy.org/
MO P&A is a federally mandated system in the state of Missouri which provides protection of the rights of persons with disabilities through legally-based advocacy.
Missouri Department of Mental Health, Division of Developmental Disabilities: http://www.dmh.mo.gov/dd/
American Association of Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD): http://www.aaidd.org
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): http://www.macdds.org
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.
The Cerebral Palsy Group: https://cerebralpalsygroup.com/
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.