The Arc of Tennessee ®
Advocacy and Awareness Network*
The Arc Tennessee Advocacy and Awareness Network is designed to:
The staff of The Arc Tennessee Advocacy and Awareness Network provide information and referral, technical assistance, and individual advocacy to support and guide individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their families in the following areas:
The Arc TN Advocates provide specialized individual advocacy services for those persons with intellectual disability who are members of the Settlement Agreement.
The Arc TN staff are available to facilitate PATH (Planning Alternative Tomorrows with Hope) planning sessions for individuals, families and providers upon request.
The Arc TN staff are available to conduct a variety of workshops and educational trainings in the following categories:
The Arc Advocacy and Awareness Network conducts yearly family forums across the state on a variety of topics.
To request a workshop or family meeting in your area, please complete the form in Word HERE.
The Arc Connection is a quarterly newsletter of The Arc Tennessee. Only members of The Arc receive mailed paper copies of this publication. If you would like to become a member and receive The Arc Connection in your mailbox, please see our Membership page. Links to some recent issues [.pdf] are below:
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*Activities of The Arc Advocacy and Awareness Network are partially funded through a grant from the Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. To view outcomes related to this project, click HERE to view our annual report.