St. Louis Zoo holiday lights
St. Louis Zoo
Elise Rich
December 09, 2019 - 9:29 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — The St. Louis Zoo is making adjustments to their Wild Lights display tonight to make the attraction more suitable for individuals on the autism spectrum and others with sensory needs. Chris Blair is an Education Inclusion Specialist for the St. Louis Zoo and she tells KMOX News...
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Amber Sky Salon Maplewood
Debbie Monterrey
November 24, 2019 - 2:53 pm
AmberSky family hair salon in Maplewood offers parents of special needs kids a no-judgment zone while working to address the child's sensitivities.
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Kulture City sensory bags at Enterprise Center
Photo courtesy of Enterprise Center
Caitlin Lally
September 23, 2019 - 1:17 pm
The venues announced Monday a new partnership with Kulture City, a nonprofit focused on accommodating the sensory needs of individuals, including but not limited to those on the autism spectrum.
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Carol Daniel
August 20, 2019 - 4:45 am
EUREKA, Mo. (KMOX) — Parents with autistic children know that sensitivity to sound and even certain smells are something they have to prepare for when going out. That's one reason Six Flags will hold its first-ever Autism Awareness Day this weekend. Six Flags St. Louis has partnered with eSpecial...
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Missouri Disability Empowerment children in Jefferson City
Missouri Disability Empowerment
Megan Lynch
July 18, 2019 - 5:00 am
JEFFERSON CITY (KMOX) — A new law in Missouri expands coverage of therapies for children with developmental disabilities. For nearly a decade, the state has required insurance coverage for therapy for children with autism spectrum disorder, but Robyn Schelp says that left out an equal number of...
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March 08, 2019 - 8:07 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — The debate over vaccines and autism arrived on Capitol Hill this week -- as an Ohio teenager explained to Congress why he defied his mother's wishes and got vaccinated once he turned 18. Back here at home, a local pediatrician says there's no reason to fear the Measles, Mumps and...
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Kids playing block toys in playroom at nursery
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April 27, 2018 - 8:09 am
Federal health officials say autism prevalence is higher than first thought.
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St. Louis Aquarium
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April 04, 2018 - 7:41 am
The aquarium staff will be trained to recognize guests with sensory needs and how to help by medical professionals.
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Kids playing block toys in playroom at nursery
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April 02, 2018 - 8:54 am
There's word that autism cases may be plateauing, largely because of genetic research being done right here in St. Louis.
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