What specific services can the Thompson Center provide for families who have, or may have, autism?
Thompson Center faculty provide a range of medical, behavioral and educational services that vary depending on the child’s age and needs. The Thompson Center website describes these services in detail: http://thompsoncenter.missouri.edu/services/index.php.
How long do families have to wait to be seen? What about costs?
The wait time for diagnostic services is approximately 4 months. The wait time for other services and the cost of service varies greatly depending on the type of service and the child’s needs. Parents are welcome to discuss this with the person who schedules the appointment with them.
Janet Farmer, PhD, ABPP, Director of Academic Programs - Thompson Center, Professor - Department of Health Psychology, School of Health Professions, University of Missouri
Last update: Monday, April 12, 2010