Advocacy and Learning Resources

Do I need to know how to advocate for myself and my child? 

  • Utilizing advocacy and learning resources allows you to become independent as a primary caregiver. Because of that knowledge, you will know how to handle any barriers you come across. 



*We want to provide you with a comprehensive list of advocacy and learning resources. The more tools you have as a primary care giver the better experience your child will have. 

We in no way are affiliating ourselves with these organizations or their actions. We cannot guarantee that they will be a fit for your needs as every situation is different. To work with these organizations you will have to contact them individually. 

For more information call our intake line


STL Advocate Larry Opinsky 

We provide special needs advocacy, consulting, and advisory services for parents and guardians in the greater St. Louis area.

Contact: (314) 384-2270 

Address: PO Box 7602, Chesterfield, Missouri, 63006-7602, USA

Missouri Protection and Advocacy Services St. Louis 

Our mission is to protect the legal rights of individuals with disabilities by providing advocacy and legal services 

Contact: 314-785-1702

Address: 1992 Innerbelt Business Center Drive, Overland, MO 63114 

Saint Louis Office for Developmental Disability Resources 

"The St. Louis Office for Developmental Disability Resources is grateful that the supportive residents of St. Louis City have entrusted the staff and Board of Directors with the responsibility of ensuring that individuals with a developmental disability have quality services, choices and full inclusion."

Contact: 314-421-0090

Address: 2334 Olive Street, St. Louis, MO 63103 

Saint Louis Learning Disability Association 

"Children need hope, understanding and compassion to learn and reach their full potential. St. Louis Learning Disabilities Association helps children by giving them the education and support necessary to be successful."

Contact: 314-966-3008

Address: 13537 Barrett Parkway Drive, Ballwin, MO 63021

Missouri Department of Mental Health - St. Louis Regional Office 

"Prevention, Treatment/Habilitation and Promotion of Public Understanding for Missourians with mental illnesses, developmental disabilities, and addictions."

Contact: 314-587-4800

Address: 9900 Page Ave. Suite 106, St. Louis, MO 63132

Archdiocese of St. Louis: Department of Special Education 

"The Department of Special Education offers elementary special education schools, early intervention centers, learning centers located partner Catholic elementary schools, pre-vocational services for students with disabilities in partner Catholic high schools, and a center for autism and/or other severe learning disorders."

Contact: 314-792-7005

Address: 20 Archbishop May Drive, St. Louis, MO 63119

Saint Louis County Special School District

"In collaboration with partner districts, we provide technical education and a wide variety of individualized educational and support services designed for each student’s successful contribution to our community."

Contact: 314-989-8108

Address: 12110 Clayton Road, Town & Country, MO 63131 


Interested in learning more about our services?

Simply contact us or call us at 314-838-1465 to get started!