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Advocacy, General awareness

Theater outings break isolation for young adults with special needs

 via Better Tennessee HattilooTheatre founder Ekundayo Bandele knows about special needs children, in part because his daughter was one. To give young people with special needs a social outlet, Hattiloo created Special Shows for Special People. It’s an event held just for special... Continue Reading 

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General awareness, Our Company

Accessing North Carolina Waiver Services

Individuals in need of intellectual/developmental disability services may call the Smoky Mountain Center (SMC) Access Line (1-800-849-6127) and receive a telephonic screening to determine the nature of the individual’s needs and offer the individual a choice of appropriate treatment providers. Every attempt... Continue Reading 

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Employment, General awareness

#WayToWork: Check out how Jared got to work on the farm!

via Tn Department of Intellectual Disabilities Farming is hard work, but Jared’s #Way2Work story shows it can also be a lot of fun! Jared works at Old School Farm as an assistant general farmworker. Jared and his coworkers work their produce all the way... Continue Reading 

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