- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)45
- Bob Evans restaurant in Cape Girardeau among chain's 21 closings (04/26/16)9
- Missouri House votes to allow concealed weapons without permits (04/28/16)6
- Two hurt in motorcycle wreck on Interstate 55 (04/25/16)1
- Law firm requests information about Cape's traffic cameras (04/25/16)2
- Local lawmakers split over failed medical marijuana bill; voters may have a say (04/26/16)19
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)36
- Tanker truck catches fire near Oak Ridge (04/24/16)7
- Local company makes eco-friendly kitty litter that cuts cat-box smell (04/25/16)
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
Improving options for autistic children
A year ago, most local families were forced to drive to Columbia, St. Louis and even other states regularly for diagnosis and treatment of an autistic child.
The therapies that parents were able to implement in Southeast Missouri didn't always seem effective or practical.
But over the past 12 months, services for autistic children have increased dramatically.
Read Sunday's Southeast Missourian for the first of a two-day series on reports about the changes in dealing with autism.