Recent News

Resource Center


Employment and Community First (ECF) CHOICES

Employment and Community First (ECF) CHOICES helps individuals become employed and live as independently as possible in the community. For people who are not ready for a job in the community, the program offers services to help prepare for employment. Learn how... Continue Reading 

No Comments


Clover Bottom lawsuit dismissed; individuals in TN to benefit

Today, September 8, 2017, a judge dismissed the longstanding Clover Bottom lawsuit, effectively ending a quarter of a century of litigation over intellectual disabilities services in Tennessee.  This is an enormous accomplishment. Many of you have worked hand-in-hand with us to transform... Continue Reading 

No Comments

Education, General awareness

Next Chapter Book Clubs

The Next Chapter Book Club (NCBC) was launched in TN in 2009. The book clubs provide adolescents and adults with disabilities an opportunity to read and socialize with friends.  The NCBC model promotes literacy and social connectedness. Members do not have to... Continue Reading 

No Comments