Mississippi Centers for Autism and Related Developmental Disabilities

Turning Disabilities Into Possibilities One Day at a Time.


Mississippi Center for Autism & Related Developmental Disabilities is a non-profit organization. MCARDD will not turn away a client because of inability to pay. For individuals who are uninsured or underinsured, the center has sliding scale in place to make services more accessible.


  • In the past funding has come from:
    • Fundraisers
    • Sponsors
      • IP Casino Resort & Spa
      • Biloxi Regional Medical Center, Inc. Board of Directors
      • Gulf Coast Rehabilitation, PC
      • Harrison County School District Special Services
      • Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church Youth Ministry
      • Boys & Girls Club of the Gulf Coast New Hope Program
    • Grants
      • Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce Small Business Grant
    • Individual donations
  • Donations fund:
    • Daily operating costs
    • Materials used in therapy
    • Office supplies
    • Funding for continued education for staff
  • Specific items needed for the Center that may be donated:
    • Gift cards for iTunes – these cards may be used to purchase apps that can be utilized in session such as Discrete Trial and communication programs
    • Gift cards for Supplies (Wal-Mart, Target, Office Max and Amazon)
    • Spectrum Connections Bounce DVDs

How to donate:

Mississippi Center for Autism C/O Terra Dickey
4061 Suzanne Dr. Suites C & D
D’Iberville, MS 3954