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Disability News: Tennessee

  • Synopsis: Health and Disability news stories and articles from Tennessee including medical related press releases news and coming events.

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Facts, statistics, and news for persons with disabilities in the State of Tennessee.

Tennessee Disability Resources

Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability

The Commission is dedicated to working for adults with disabilities and older Tennesseans by providing leadership and guidance for a system that promotes health, dignity, independence and security through an array of community and in-home services, the protection of rights and the implementation of best practices - www.state.tn.us/comaging/

Tennessee Disability CoalitionThe Coalition is an alliance of organizations and individuals who have joined to promote the full and equal participation of men, women and children with disabilities in all aspects of life - www.tndisability.org

Southeast DBTAC

Southeast ADA Center (Southeast DBTAC) is one of ten regional resources in the DBTAC National Network of ADA Centers funded since 1991 by NIDRR - www.sedbtac.org

East Tennessee Technology Access Center

The Mission of the East Tennessee Technology Access Center is to enable people with disabilities in East Tennessee to reach their potential for functioning in the mainstream of society through innovative uses of technology. - www.discoveret.org/ettac/

Clovernook Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Mission is to promote independence and foster the highest quality of life for people with visual impairments, including those with additional disabilities - www.clovernook.org

Tennessee Voices for Children

Tennessee Voices for Children, Inc. speaks out as active advocates for the emotional and behavioral well-being of children and their families - www.tnvoices.org/

Statistics: Tennessee Disability






Latest Tennessee Publications

  1. Interacting with Persons with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities Training for Law Enforcement
    Justice Department training program available to all law enforcement personnel in Tennessee on interactions with people who have intellectual or developmental disabilities.
  2. FEMA Assistance May Supplement Insurance for Tennessee Residents
    To find out if they qualify survivors must file a claim with their insurance company and also register with FEMA.
  3. Tennessee Disaster Assistance Facts
    The only way to ensure you get the help you are entitled to is to register with FEMA.
  4. Free Hearing Aids to Underserved Hearing Impaired Children in Nashville, Tennessee Area
    Some of Country Musics most celebrated Stars to join in delivering free hearing aids to underserved hearing impaired children throughout the Nashville Tennessee area.
  5. October Proclaimed Disability Employment Awareness Month
    Events Highlighting Abilities of People with Disabilities Scheduled Across State of Tennessee.

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