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National Abuse Prevention Month

Wear blue ribbons in support of April: Abuse Awareness Prevention Month All homes that go April 1ST through April 22nd without any incidents and investigations will go into a drawing for the “Mission Possible” party April 25, 2014 at 1:00pm. Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Agents will be guest speakers at various Home Manager/Direct Support Professional meetings during the month of April Nashville: April 8th Jackson: April 10th Memphis: April 15th Chattanooga: April 15th Knoxville: April 17th Greenville: April 22nd Support Solutions’ Self-Advocacy Group interest meeting April 29th at 10:00am Trivia Mondays “News You Can Use” presented during weekly Incident Management meetings

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Let’s Go Out on March 29

March is national Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month and The Arc invites you to join us to help raise awareness about people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). What should you do? Simply make plans to go out somewhere in public on Saturday,... Continue Reading 

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Spread the word to end the word

The R-word, “retard,” is slang for the term mental retardation. Mental retardation was what doctors, psychologists, and other professionals used to describe people with significant intellectual impairment. Today the r-word has become a common word used by society as an insult for... Continue Reading 

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