Missouri Families for Effective Autism Treatment (MO-FEAT) was incorporated in 1997 as a Missouri not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization in response to the lack of effective treatment available to children living with autism throughout Missouri. Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, MO-FEAT is an organization of concerned parents, practitioners, and educators who volunteer their experience and expertise to serve this population of individuals affected by autism and their families. MO-FEAT’s mission is to provide advocacy, education, and support for families and the autism community, and to support early diagnosis and effective treatment.
Our vision is to become the premier organization in Missouri providing information and support to families and the autism community.
MO-FEAT educates families and communities about early diagnosis and effective treatment of autism spectrum disorders.
MO-FEAT assists families in connecting to available resources and supports.
MO-FEAT advocates for access to effective autism treatment and services.
MO-FEAT seeks to enhance the sustainability of our organization, so that we may continue to serve families and the autism community.
MO-FEAT provides monthly parent support and informational meetings on issues concerning home- and school-based intervention and identification of autism spectrum disorders.
MO-FEAT offers quarterly community outings for family support and networking.
MO-FEAT publishes an extensive statewide resource directory as well as literature on autism and effective treatment.
MO-FEAT participates in advocacy efforts at the state level in order to help guide autism policy in our state.