Links

State Resources

Tennessee Department of Education
TN Department of Education - Special Education
TN Department of Education Resources for Students & Families


Other Resources

The ARC TN
Expect More, Achieve More!
I.R.I.S. Center-Vanderbilt


High School/Transition Resources

Assistance all citizens in their job search
Assists all citizens in their job search. They network with other community agencies. Chattanooga office is located at Eastgate Center.
Conservatorship
“Conservatorship Association of Tennessee (CAT)”
Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
The Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities is a state agency responsible for providing services and supports to Tennesseans with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Exploration of Career Options
Offers exploration of career options and high growth jobs
Human Services
Click “Disability Services” and choose ‘Vocational Rehabilitation Services’. Vocational Rehabilitation is a federally funded program providing services to assist individuals with disabilities with employment.
Information about housing solutions for Tennesseans with mental illness or co-occurring disorders:  
Recovery Within
This site provides information about housing solutions for Tennesseans with mental illness or co-occurring disorders. It is also a good site to check for information on housing solutions for anyone.
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition
Provides information related to secondary education and transition for youth with disabilities.
National Dissemination Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities
State Resource Sheets help connect with the disability agencies and organizations in Tennessee.
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services
“Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services”. OSERS promotes inclusion, equity, and opportunity for infants, toddlers, youth and adults with disabilities. The site contains information for teachers, parents, and families of individuals with disabilities.
Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights
Social Security "Ticket to Work"
Social Security Administration 
Social Security and Supplemental Security Income.
Social Security Related Documents
Access to specific Social Security-related documents
Vanderbilt Kennedy Center
Vanderbilt Kennedy Center is a research center on intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Vanderbilt Pathfinder
Statewide clearinghouse of disability-related services.