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 DESE provides information concerning Missouri's public schools and special education services.
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, and formerly known as AAMR, AAIDD, 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 for developmentally disabled individuals.
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.