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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.
TennCare announced on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 that CMS approved the proposed Employment and Community First (ECF) CHOICES Waiver (aka “Amendment 27”). TennCare’s goal is to have ECF CHOICES ready for implementation by July 1, 2016. Click HERE to view a summary of the ECF CHOICES Waiver program. To review the entire proposal, click HERE.
Hundreds of self-advocates, family members and community partners supported Disability Day on the Hill
The Tennessee Treasury Department has officially launched ABLETN.GOV! ABLE Accounts are tax-advantaged saving accounts for individuals with disabilities and their families. This site will keep Tennesseans informed about the implementation of Tennessee's Achieving a Better Life Experience Program, ABLE TN. The site will be a source for ABLE TN news and provide visitors with an opportunity to register to receive updates. Feedback and suggestions for improvement is welcome.
The Arc has officially launched its Center for Future Planning site that provides reliable information and assistance in these areas: person-centered planning; decision-making; housing options; and financial planning. To visit the site click HERE.
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This project is partially funded under an agreement with the State of Tennessee.