Project ACCESS, housed at Missouri State University in Springfield, MO, is currently subject to the restrictions caused by the pandemic. Be advised, however, that we continue to remain committed to assisting you in any way possible. You may still send us an email at email@example.com and we will respond as soon as possible. Please visit our Resources section for helpful links: Resources
In addition, please consider our free online Autism Helpline to stay connected to Project ACCESS and your colleagues across the state. To join, please visit the following link: Autism Helpline
To stay updated on the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) information regarding COVID-19, please visit the following link: Missouri DESE-Related COVID-19 Information, paying special attention to the section near the bottom of the page titled "Special Education Information and Guidance". To read the DESE Special Education Compliance COVID-19 Question and Answer Guide, please visit the following link: Special Education Compliance Q & A
To stay updated on Missouri State University's Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please visit the following link: MSU's Response to COVID-19
To stay updated on the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) information, please visit the following link: CDC Updates
Project ACCESS offers training, resources, and support services to school district personnel who serve students with autism and related developmental disabilities.
Changes due to COVID-19
As we are all aware, the news on COVID-19 is rapidly evolving. We are following the precautions set forth by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), as well as state and local officials.
Everyone’s health and safety are our first concern, so we continue to regularly assess the situation with regards to how best to provide training, resources and support services to Missouri school district personnel who serve students with autism and related developmental disabilities.
In the meantime, Project ACCESS staff members are committed to continuing to be available to assist you as much as possible. We hope that we may stay connected to you, so please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 866-481-3841. Also, please consider using our free online Autism Helpline as a portal to remain connected to your colleagues.