After a $5 million grant from the Missouri State Legislature, the Thompson Center opens new Research and Training Facility next door to first building.
Study coordinator Amanda Shocklee: “The goal of SPARK is to speed up autism research, and we are looking into causes and treatments for autism."
The funding would boost treatments, community programs, trainings and research.
More than 20 artists created 49 art pieces for the fifth annual art show.
Neuropsychologist Stephen Kanne will become the executive director of the center.