Assistive Technology Evaluations

Kansas City area

Ability KC – Adaptive Computer and Communication Technology (ACCT)
3011 Baltimore Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 751-7900

SW Missouri area

Allyson Beary, MS, CCC-SLP
Theracare Outpatient Services LLC
3023 South Fort Ave Suite B
Springfield, MO
(417) 890-4656

Allyson@theracareozarks.com

Services provided: Individualized assessments, training, treatment, and consultations for pediatric and adult clients presenting with congenital or acquired communication disorders that impede ability to effectively communicate with others.

Sharon Sowder, M. A., CCC-SLP
Lead Speech Language Pathologist
OZARK HEALTHCARE THERAPIES
(417) 257 5959
(417) 257 5814 (fax)
S.Sowder@OZHCare.com

Mid-Missouri area

Michelle A. Wheeler, MS CCC-SLP
University of MO-Columbia
Mizzou Therapy Services-Neuro Center
315 Business Loop 70
Columbia, MO 65203
573-884-2642
Fax: 573-884-9677
wheelermi@health.missouri.edu

Services Provided: Individualized assistive technology evaluations for adults with neurological and developmental diagnoses who require assistance with face to face or global communication. These evaluations are followed by training and treatment upon receipt of the recommended communication system. We also provide evaluations, training, treatment and consultation to schools who need assistive technology support for their students. Our team is made up of a speech language pathologist and occupational therapist with over 30 years combined experience in the area of assistive technology.

 

MU HealthCare

Mizzou Therapy Services - Children's Therapy Center

Cyndi Jacob, MS CCC-SLP

525 Keene St., Suite 101

Columbia, MO 65201

(573) 882-7350

jacobcm@health.missouri.edu

Services: For individuals up to the age of 21.  We provide comprehensive assistive technology evaluations for high and low technology communication systems, including speech generating devices. We utilize a variety of access methods and have OT support within all evaluations. In addition, our OTs evaluate for assistive technology related to adaptations for typing and computer access.

 

St. Louis area

Fontbonne University – Eardley Family Clinic
6800 Wydown Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63105
(314) 889-1407
Services provided:  Evaluations for communication equipment

 

Washington University Physical Therapy Clinic

4455 Duncan Ave.

Saint Louis, MO 63110

(314) 286-1940

Services provided:  Met with a physical therapist or occupational therapist to complete either an evlauation for a mobility device or adaptive driving evaluation.  Mobility evaluations can cover devices such as scooters, wheelchairs, braces and more.   A driving evaluation will be conducted by and OT using a simulator.  Speech therapy will conduct an evlauation for AAC devices.

 

St. Louis Children’s Hospital
Center for Augmentative and Alternative Communication
Suite 2200
One Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 454-6154
(314) 454-2591
Fax: (314) 454-2380

Services provided: Augmentative and Alternative Communication Assessment to establish communication supports. Assistance with funding of communication devices provided. Treatment for complex communicators using AAC strategies available. They offer an occupational therapy and speech-language pathology co-treatment approach for AAC therapy. They also have a Seating and Positioning Clinic with a team that includes: physical therapy, occupational therapy, and ATP available.



Medicaid Approved Augmentative Communication Device Evaluation Centers

Kansas City area 

Ability KC – Adaptive Computer and Communication Technology (ACCT)
3011 Baltimore Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 751-7900

Missouri Assistive Technology
816-655-6700

 

SW Missouri area

Melanie Stinnett
Theracare Outpatient Services LLC
3023 South Fort Ave Suite B
Springfield, MO
(417) 890-4656
Augmentative communication device evaluations

Sharon Sowder, M. A., CCC-SLP
Lead Speech Language Pathologist
OZARK HEALTHCARE THERAPIES
(417) 257 5959
(417) 257 5814 (fax)
S.Sowder@OZHCare.com

 

Mid-Missouri area

Michelle A. Wheeler, MS CCC-SLP
University of MO-Columbia
Mizzou Therapy Services-Neuro Center
315 Business Loop 70
Columbia, MO 65203
573-884-2642
Fax: 573-884-9677
wheelermi@health.missouri.edu

Services Provided: Individualized assistive technology evaluations for adults with neurological and developmental diagnoses who require assistance with face to face or global communication. These evaluations are followed by training and treatment upon receipt of the recommended communication system. We also provide evaluations, training, treatment and consultation to schools who need assistive technology support for their students. Our team is made up of a speech language pathologist and occupational therapist with over 30 years combined experience in the area of assistive technology.

 

MU HealthCare

Mizzou Therapy Services - Children's Therapy Center

Cyndi Jacob, MS CCC-SLP

525 Keene St., Suite 101

Columbia, MO 65201

(573) 882-7350

jacobcm@health.missouri.edu

Services:  Services provided are for up to the age of 21.  We provide comprehensive assistive technology evaluations for high and low technology communication systems, including speech generating devices. We utilize a variety of access methods and have OT support within all evaluations. In addition, our OTs evaluate for assistive technology related to adaptations for typing and computer access.

 

Ashley Eidson, MHS, CCC-SLP
Capital Region Medical Center—Sam B Cook Healthplex
1432 Southwest Boulevard
Jefferson City, MO 65109
573-632-5614
Ashley.eidson@crmc.org
Assistive Technology Evaluations, Medicaid Approved Augmentative Communication Device Evaluations
All ages, birth-seniors

 

St. Louis Area

The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis
4455 Duncan Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 454-6000

St. Louis Children’s Hospital
Center for Augmentative and Alternative Communication
Suite 2200
One Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 454-6154
(314) 454-2591
Fax: (314) 454-2380

Services provided: Augmentative and Alternative Communication Assessment to establish communication supports. Assistance with funding of communication devices provided. Treatment for complex communicators using AAC strategies available. They offer an occupational therapy and speech-language pathology co-treatment approach for AAC therapy. They also have a Seating and Positioning Clinic with a team that includes: physical therapy, occupational therapy, and ATP available.

 

 

SE Missouri area

 

Southeast Missouri State Autism Center for Diagnosis and Treatment

Erica Bowles

611 N. Fountian St

Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

Phone:  (573) 986-4985