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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.

New Federal HCBS Settings and Person Centered Planning Rule
To read the Home and Community Based Setting and Person Centered Planning Rules Initial Draft Transition in Acrobat Reader (pdf), click HERE. To read the We Need Your Input explanation sheet, click HERE. To view the Conversation with Consumers, Families, and Caregivers on the TennCare Transition Plan presentation, click HERE. Comments can be made at TennCare.

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.

Harts take flight

The 2nd annual Hearts Take Flight Pull-a-Plane Challenge fundraising event was a success! Twelve teams of 10 pulled an airplane across the tarmac to raise money for The Arc Tennessee! To see photos and awards, click HERE. Watch The Arc TN Flyers pull!

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

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