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Supreme Court sets higher bar for education of students with disabilities

(via TheWashingtonPost) On Wednesday, March 22, The Supreme Court unanimously raised the bar for the educational benefits owed to millions of children with disabilities in one of the most significant special-education cases­ to reach the high court in decades. Read more:

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Advocacy, Caregiving, General awareness

What services are available through TN’s Family Support?

Via Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Services are designed to be flexible and responsive to individual or family needs. Services might include but are not limited to: respite care, before/after care, day care, home/vehicle modifications, specialized equipment/repair/maintenance, nutrition/clothing/supplies, personal assistance,... Continue Reading 

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Advocacy, General awareness, News

March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness month

We are grateful to Governor Bill Haslam for shining a light on Developmental Disabilities by naming March Developmental Disabilities Awareness month. Stay tuned to our page for more information this month! March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month in Tennessee. In this video, the members of the Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities read Governor Bill Haslam‘s proclamation establishing March 2017 as DD Awareness Month. Read the full proclamation and learn more about the Council on Developmental Disabilities at their website here. 

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