New Directions Behavioral Health

Autism Resource Center

New Directions Behavioral Health

UPDATED: January 11, 2021

The New Directions Autism Resource Program provides members with assistance in managing the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) benefit provided by their health care policy. Care Managers, specially trained in treating ASD, assist families through the process of obtaining a diagnosis and authorizing treatment.

  • Languages:
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  • English
  • interpretation services available
  • Spanish
  • Insurances Accepted:
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  • Medicaid
  • Private Insurance


New Directions Behavioral Health
PO Box 6729
Leawood, KS 66206
United States





Lucien Cronkite

Our Autism Response Team (ART) is specially trained to connect people with autism, their families, and caretakers to information, tools, and resources.

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