Disabilities

You can find information on this page about how to get help if you are or someone you know has a disability or health problems.  

Click here to find out helpful information if you are going to court. 

The groups below provide services to people with disabilities. 

THE ARC TENNESSEE
The Arc Tennessee advocates for the rights and full participation of all people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.

DISABILITY RIGHTS TENNESSEE
Disability Rights Tennessee provides ADA Information and Assistance, Advocacy Services, Bilingual and/or Multilingual Staff, and Legal Counseling (including low income).

HEALTH AND WELLNESS ONLINE LIBRARY
The online resource library of the Junior League Family Resource Library, located in the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt includes resources on more than 1,100 health conditions.

KIDSHEALTH
KidsHealth is the most-visited site on the Web for information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years.

MUSE DISABILITY SERVICES
Muse Disability Services has trained staff representatives o help claimants in their pursuit of Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income claims.

NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS, TENNESSEE
NAMI Tennessee is a grass roots, non-profit made up of families, consumers and professionals. We are dedicated to improving quality of life for people with mental illness and their families.

TENNESSEE COUNCIL ON DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH

TENNESSEE DISABILITY PATHFINDER
Pathfinder helps families and agencies find useful disability services and resources throughout the state of Tennessee.

TREATMENT AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS (TRIAD)
TRIAD is dedicated to improving assessment and treatment services for children with autism spectrum disorders and their families while advancing knowledge and training. Their programs address community needs for cutting-edge information, high-quality support, and innovative interventions for children with autism spectrum disorders.

VANDERBILT KENNEDY CENTER
The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center provides services to people with disabilities, families, educators, and healthcare and other service providers.

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