Autism Center Grand Opening Slated July 7

Photo of the Southeast Missouri State University Autism Center for Diagnosis and Treatment

A grand opening celebration is planned for 11 a.m. July 7 at the Southeast Missouri State University Autism Center for Diagnosis and Treatment, 611 N. Fountain Street.

WHAT: Grand Opening of the Southeast Missouri State University Autism Center for Diagnosis and TreatmentWHO:

  • Jeremiah “Jay” Nixon, governor of Missouri
  • Kenneth W. Dobbins, president of Southeast Missouri State University
  • Jason Crowell, senator, Missouri 27th District
  • Donald “Brad” Bedell, president, Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents
  • Connie Hebert, director of the Southeast Missouri State University Autism Center for Diagnosis and Treatment

WHEN: 11 a.m., Wednesday, July 7WHERE: 611 N. Fountain StreetBACKGROUND: The Southeast Missouri State University Autism Center for Diagnosis and Treatment provides diagnostic and intervention services to families and individuals dealing with Autism Spectrum Disorders. The Center brings together four institutions that provide services at the center – Southeast, TouchPoint Autism Services-Southeast Project, The Tailor Institute and The Thompson CenterᾰSoutheast Outreach for Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention. The Southeast Missouri State University Autism Center for Diagnosis and Treatment opened in its new 11,582-gross-square-foot facility Jan. 4.