Greenwood Autism Center Accepting Clients for Services This Fall


The Greenwood Interprofessional Autism Center will begin seeing clients later this fall.

New client inquiries are now being accepted online at or by emailing Individuals, family members or guardians of those who may benefit from the center’s service are encouraged to make use of this pre-screening process in order to determine the best method of care. Depending on the needs of each client, services may address adaptive, social, communication, educational, community, pre-vocational and vocational skills, as well as customized support plans.

Since 2015, Truman has been working to convert the former elementary school into an interprofessional center designed to provide in-depth, interdisciplinary assessment and intervention for children with autism or suspected autism, as well as other neurodevelopmental disorders. Financial support for the project has come from the Missouri legislature and federal funding, as well as Adair County SB 40 and a private grant from the Sunderland Foundation in Kansas City.

With renovation of the building nearly complete, the Greenwood Interprofessional Autism Center is in the process of hiring licensed professionals equipped to provide a variety of services. Qualified health care providers interested in career opportunities at the center can email or visit the employment link at

Truman will celebrate this collaborative project with a ribbon-cutting ceremony during Homecoming festivities. All members of the community are invited to attend the ceremony, hear remarks from key contributors to the project and tour portions of the building. The ribbon-cutting will take place at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 21 at 606 S. Halliburton Street in Kirksville.

More information about the Greenwood Interprofessional Autism Center and its services can be found online at