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You may find the following links useful in your search for further information on disabilities issues.
While these links are checked for accuracy, please note that particular websites may be unavailable at times.


Disability Advocacy and Rights

Department of Justice ADA Page
TN Disability Law and Advocacy Center
Tennessee Disability Coalition
Tennessee Justice Center
Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Disability Resource Database

Tennessee Family Pathfinder
“Social Security Disability Benefits Guide”                                                

Disability Specific Sites

Autism Foundation of Tennessee
Brain Injury Association of Tennessee
Bridges (formerly League for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing)
Cerebral Palsy Guide
Down Syndrome Association of Middle Tennessee
Hearing Loss Association - Nashville Chapter
Mental Health Cooperative Middle Tennessee
Multiple Sclerosis Society - Middle Tennessee
United Cerebral Palsy of Middle Tennessee


TN Early Intervention Services
Wrightslaw - Special Education and Advocacy
Affordable Colleges Online- Resources for Students with Disabilities
Affordable Colleges Online-Scholarships for Students with Disabilities
Tennessee Transition Program

Partnering Employment Resources

Social Security Administration Official Website
Social Security’s Work Site
Ticket to Work:  Beneficiary Information
Vocational Rehabilitation

Other Employment Resources

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
JAN - Job Accommodations Network 


IDD Toolkit - guidelines and best practices for healthcare providers
CoverKids Tennessee
Kaiser Family Foundation
Tennessee Health Care Campaign
Tennessee Emergency Medical Services for Children
Hearing Aid Guide 
Medicare State Eligibility Guide


Visitability - An accessible housing concept
Dept. of Housing & Human Development (Disability Issues) 

Mental Health

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
National Alliance on Mental Illness
TN Department of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities
TN Mental Health Consumers' Association

National Disability Organizations

American Association of People with Disabilities
The Arc of the United States
National Alliance on Mental Illness
National Council on Independent Living

Commercial Products Sites

Tobii - Assistive Technology Products
Survey Software powered by SurveyGizmo 


TN Technology Access Project
The White Crocus


Department of Transportation - Accessibility
Project Action (Funded by Dept. of Transportation)

Other Federal Government Sites

FCC - Federal Communications Commission - Disability Rights
IRS - Internal Revenue Service (Disability Issues) 
United States Access Board (Accessible Design) 

Local & State Government Sites

Metro Nashville Disability Information Office
State of TN Dept. of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities


Disability is Natural - link to raising children with disabilities
Metro Nashville Library Services for the Deaf
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
Neuroscience for Kids
Sports for All Foundation
Youth on the Move - post school transition site


Independent Support Coordination

Support Coordination- Title VI (pdf)
Support Coordination- Rights and Responsibilities (pdf)
Support Coordination: Complaint Resolution (pdf)

Family Support

Intake form (initial form for support to be completed by potential participant)
Release of information form (to be completed by potential participant) 
Invoice for in-home service form
Medical Travel reimbursement form


A presentation by Lynette Henderson - Tennessee Works
Effective Employment Programs for Persons with ASD: What we know now


People with I/DD have the rights to safe, accessible, affordable housing