Other Resources

TNC Community provides many valuable resources for our clients, their caregivers, families and friends. Check this page often for online resources important to the community and relative to the important work we do.


Missouri Association of Rehabilitation Facilities (MARF) is the trade association for organizations serving people with disabilities and others who need community support.
The United Way of America The nation’s leading community solutions provider.
Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CCAC) an independent, nonprofit organization that reviews and grants accreditation services nationally and internationally on request of a facility or program.
Alzheimer’s Association The world leader in Alzheimer research and support, is the first and largest voluntary health organization dedicated to finding prevention methods, treatments and an eventual cure for Alzheimer’s.
Autism Society of America The mission of the Autism Society of America is to promote lifelong access and opportunity for all individuals within the autism spectrum, and their families, to be fully participating, included members of their community. Education, advocacy at state and and local levels in collaboration with the greater disability community.
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke The nation’s leading supporter of biomedical research on disorders of the brain and nervous system.
The Arc The Arc promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.
Missouri Department of Mental Health The Division of Developmental Disabilities (DD), established in 1974, serves a population that has developmental disabilities such as intellectual disabilities, cerebral palsy, head injuries, autism, epilepsy, and certain learning disabilities.
Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City The Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City (DSG) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide support and resources for individuals with Down syndrome and their families. DSG seeks to provide the entire community with information and education to broaden awareness and foster positive attitudes regarding people with Down syndrome.
Autism Resources for Families Being armed with information about autism spectrum disorder (ASD) helps families feel more comfortable as they face new challenges. Some families need to know where to start when one member of the family has been recently diagnosed. Other families face unexpected difficulties as their loved ones with ASD learn to live effectively in home, school, or community settings. We are dedicated to supporting families by making information and resources more readily available.
Sesame Street Autism Resources for Parents Sesame Workshop created Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children, a nationwide initiative aimed at communities with children ages 2 to 5. Developed with input from parents, people who serve the autism community, and people with autism, See Amazing in All Children offers families ways to overcome common challenges and simplify everyday activities. At the same time, the project fosters an affirming narrative around autism for all families and kids.
Reduce the Noise: Help Loved Ones with Sensory Overload Enjoy Shopping  Information to understand and alleviate sensory overload.
CDC Autism Links and Resources Center for Disease Control and Prevention resources regarding ASD.
Operation Autism for Military Families Operation Autism directly supports U.S. military families touched by autism and autism spectrum disorders. It serves as an introduction to autism, a guide for the life journey with autism, and a ready reference for available resources, services, and support.
Academic Accommodation Resources The DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) Center is dedicated to empowering people with disabilities through technology and education. It promotes awareness and accessibility—in both the classroom and the workplace—to maximize the potential of individuals with disabilities and make our communities more vibrant, diverse, and inclusive.
Temple Grandin’s Teaching Tips Teaching Tips for Children and Adults with Autism.
Estate Planning for Parents of Kids with Autism Information regarding estate planning for families with autistic beneficiaries.
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