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We’re here to help.

Our compassionate and knowledgeable team is here to address your unique needs and provide the best possible care for your child’s neurodevelopmental journey.

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Teaching for a stronger community.

We are here to equip learners with the essentials skills needed to create positive change in the lives of people with developmental differences.

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Researching for a better tomorrow.

Our goal is to unlock discoveries that will revolutionize the lives of individuals with autism and other neurodevelopmental diagnoses.

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We’re here to help.

Our compassionate and knowledgeable team is here to address your unique needs and provide the best possible care for your child’s neurodevelopmental journey.

Learn more

Teaching for a stronger community.

We are here to equip learners with the essentials skills needed to create positive change in the lives of people with developmental differences.

Learn more

Researching for a better tomorrow.

Our goal is to unlock discoveries that will revolutionize the lives of individuals with autism and other neurodevelopmental diagnoses.

Learn more

Thompson Center for Autism & Neurodevelopment

205 Portland Street, Columbia, MO 65211

573-884-6052

Advisory Board

The Thompson Center Advisory Board provides general oversight of strategic planning, financials, and organizational changes and works to foster and further community relationships.

Members

Ron Ashworth, Board Chair, Sisters of Mercy Health System (Thompson Foundation Board of Directors)

Richard Barohn, Executive Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs, Health Sciences

Laura Hesemann, Chair, Department of Child Health-Administration

Crystal Lim, Department of Education

Chris Riley-Tillman, Associate Vice Chancellor, Health Sciences

Don Thompson, Thompson Foundation Board of Directors

Laine Young-Walker, Chair, Department of Psychiatry

Ex Officio

Stephen Sheinkopf, Executive Director, Thompson Center for Autism & Neurodevelopment

Jim Poehling, Retired Assistant Vice Chancellor for Health Services (part-time temporary)