The Arc is the nation’s largest and leading organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their families with a 60 year history of promoting and protecting the rights of people with I/DD and providing them the opportunity to live full, satisfying and self-determined lives as valued and contributing members of their communities.

Si tiene un niño o miembro de la familia con una incapacidad intelectual o de desarrollo, puede contactuar Pathfinder a: 615-875-5083 para recibir más información sobre recursos y servicios.

The Power of Advocacy Public Policy Advocacy FREE Webinar Series!
Have you wanted to become more active in public policy but didn’t know where to start?  Are you concerned about the future of supports and services for people with disabilities and their families?  Do you want to learn how your voice and your story can impact laws at the state and federal level?  Then join The Arc TN for:

  1. Navigating the TN General Assembly website – Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 12-1pm CST (Deadline to register is Monday, January 9, 5 pm)
  2. Developing relationships with your elected officials –Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 12-1pm CST (Deadline to register is Tuesday, January 17, pm
  3. Coalition building – Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 12-1pm CST (Deadline to register is Monday, January 23, 5pm)

You can sign up for as many webinars as you want by the deadlines listed above.  To register, click this link: http://j.mp/2hSzIOa.

To provide Empower TN, Middle Tennessee's Center for Independent Living with even information about you and your thoughts on independent living, please take a few minutes to complete this survey at: https://is.gd/empowerTNsurvey.

Read Carrie Hobbs Guiden's TennesseeWorks blog post about the CMS settings rule and what it means to you HERE.

The Arc TN is assisting Vanderbilt Kennedy Center TRIAD in gathering information from individuals with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) and their families regarding how they access and identify activities/events for their family to participate in. If you would like to complete the survey, click HERE.

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This project is partially funded under an agreement with the State of Tennessee.

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