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.


Light up a Life is an annual holiday fundraiser supporting The Arc Tennessee and the Technology Access Center! Throughout December, 200 candles illuminate the facade of the Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation building on West End Avenue in Nashville in recognition of donations received in support of people with disabilities! Do you dislike shopping and crowds? Give a tax-deductible holiday gift in honor or in memory of someone dear to you by clicking HERE. Gift acknowledgments are sent to those honored!

Registration is open for Wrightslaw Special Education Law & Advocacy Training in Knoxville and Memphis in February! Click the Events Calendar link to the left for details and to register!

Opportunity to Participate in Research
The University of Wisconsin is conducting an online research study about the experiences and attitudes of individuals on the autism spectrum. To participate in this study, individuals need to be age 18 or older; have a diagnosis of or identify with Asperger's Syndrome, Autism or PDD-NOS; be able to complete an online survey. To read the flyer click HERE. The study ends 12/31/14. To participate in the study click HERE.

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

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