University of Missouri
205 Portland Street
Columbia, MO 65211
573-884-6052

 

Why autism friendly?

Making your business more welcoming to individuals and families affected by autism can help you be a recognized leader in community inclusion of all individuals, widen your customer base, increase revenue, increase diversity within your workforce, and foster in your customers a personal stake in your business’ success.

The University of Missouri Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders offers training and support to businesses to help them become Autism Friendly.

You’ll get:

Click here to learn more about the Autism Friendly Business program.

Are you an employer? Click here for an introduction on how businesses can be autism friendly in their hiring practices. This brief module will provide some basic steps that your business can take to hire and maintain employees with autism.

Ready to schedule your training?

Contact Louis Nevins, 573.884.1619 or nevinslp@health.missouri.edu

These businesses have completed their Autism Friendly Business training. It’s your turn!

All American Dental *

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Bear Creek Family Dental*

 

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The Broadway Hotel

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 Calhoun’s

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Capital Dentistry for Children *

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Columbia Dentistry for Children *

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Central Ozarks Medical Center Autism Clinic – Camdenton, MO *

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Community Health Center of Central Missouri Autism Clinic at Stadium location-Jefferson City *

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Cost Cutters and Supercuts salons*

 

 

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Elite Athletic Performance

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Family Dental Center at Columbia

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First Chance for Children Lend & Learn

Toy Library *

 

 

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Focus on Health Chiropractic

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Four Seasons-St. Louis

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Hampton Inn Dulles Cascades, Sterling, VA *

 

 

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Heart of Wildwood Hotel, Wildwood, NJ *

 

 

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Homewood Suites, Leesburg, VA  *

 

 

 

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KCOU-FM 88.1 Autism Program

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Loudoun Therapeutic Riding, Leesburg, VA *

 

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Luv 2 Play, Leesburg, VA

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Missouri Contemporary Ballet*

 

 

 

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Mizzou Athletics *

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Mizzou Arena

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Faurot Field/Memorial Stadium

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Walton Stadium

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Hearnes Center

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Taylor Stadium

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MU Pediatric Orthopaedics*

 

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O’Malley’s Pub, Sterling, VA

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On-Broadway Pet Styling *

 

 

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Papa’s Cat Cafe-Columbia, MO*

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PepsiCo Quaker-Columbia, MO *

(Autism Friendly Employer)


 

Ronald McDonald House of Mid-Missouri *

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Reference List

Social Narratives, “Staying The Night at Ronald McDonald House-Short” and “Staying the Night at Ronald McDonald House-Extended

Visual Schedules, “Eating at Ronald McDonald House” and “Staying at Ronald McDonald House


Sky Zone *

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Social Narrative “Going to Sky Zone”


Stella + Eden photography *

 

 

 


St.Thomas More Newman Center*

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Social Story “Going to Children’s Liturgy at the Newman Center

Social Story “Going to Mass at the Newman Center

Social Story “Going to Mass at the Newman Center Special Event


Towneplace Suites by Marriott Washington Dulles

Tools: Social Narrative “Going to Towneplace Suites”


University of Missouri Museum of Anthropology &

University of Missouri Museum of Art and Archaeology *

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Social Narrative “Going to the University of Missouri Museum of Anthropology and Museum of Art and Achaeology


* These businesses meet the current requirements for Autism Friendly Business designation

Is there a business that has been supportive to you?

Nominate a business below for a FREE Autism Friendly Business training. We will select one business each month based on their support of individuals with autism.