Resources and Links

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ADA
Tennessee Disability Coalition

ADULT DAY SERVICES
BrightStone
Enrich for Life
Friends Life
Step Up
Waves Inc.

DENTAL
Franklin Pediatric Dentistry
Interfaith Dental
Just 4 Kids Dental
Matthew Walker
Meharry Dental
Nashville Office Based Anesthesia
Timothy McNutt
Triax Dental
Williamson County Health Department

EDUCATION-Advocacy
The Arc Williamson County Student Advocacy
Bright I.D.E.A.S. 615-807-1124
Disability Rights Tennessee
SPAN-TN
Special Education Advocacy Center
STEP
Tennessee State Department of Education
Tennessee Voices for Children
WCSLink wcslink@gmail.com

EDUCATION-Early Childhood
Head Start
High Hopes
Tennessee Early Intervention System
Waves, Inc.  Early Intervention

EDUCATION-Students with Special Needs
Benton Hall Academy
Currey-Ingram Academy
Franklin Special School District Special Education Department
Illuminate Academy
Williamson County Student Support Services

EDUCATION-Post Secondary
Full Spectrum Learning @ Austin Peay
Future Program @ UT Knoxville
IDEAL Program @ Lipscomb University
Kelly Autism Program @ Western Kentucky
Mosaic Program at UT Chattanooga
Next Steps @ Vanderbilt University
STEP UP Scholarship
Think College
Tiger Life @ Memphis University
Union University EDGE Program

EDUCATION-OTHER
Expressways to Learning
Home Life Academy
The Learning Lab

EMPLOYMENT
Center for Living and Learning
Goodwill Industries
Job Corps
Mid Cumberland Youth CAN
Our Thrift Store
Tennessee Works
Vocational Rehabilitation
Vocational Rehabilitation Advocacy 615-298-2046
Workforce Essentials American Job Center

EYE CARE ASSISTANCE
Franklin Lions Club 
Lenscrafters One Sight Program

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
The Arc Williamson County Family Support Grant Program
Closer to Home 615-799-9894
Department of Human Services SNAP
Graceworks
Mid-Cumberland Community Action
St. Pauls Food Pantry

GROUP HOUSING
Enrich for Life
Nashville IDD Housing
Open Arms Care
Springboard Landings
Stones River RHA
Tennessee Baptist Adult Homes
West Tennessee RHA

HEARING ASSISTANCE
Brentwood Baptist Deaf Church
Bridges for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Hear Now
Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center

HOUSING/HOME MODIFICATIONS
Access & Mobility
Community Housing Partnership
Franklin Housing Authority
GAP Community Development
Harpeth Hills 615-794-3263
HomeLift
Housing Choice Voucher Program
Property Tax Relief
Restore Independence
Tennessee Housing Search
Tuckers House

INFORMATION & REFERRAL
The Arc Williamson County
Connecting the Dots
DIAL 211
Kid Central TN
Tennessee Disability Pathfinder
Vanderbilt Autism Resources/TRIAD
Vanderbilt Family Resource Center
Ventures

MEDICAL EQUIPMENT
101 Mobility
Independence on Wheels
Mobility Pantry at First United Methodist Church
NuMotion
Talk With Me TN
United Cerebral Palsy Equipment Exchange & Ramps
Wheels Go Round

MEDICAL INSURANCE ASSISTANCE
Family Voices
Mercy Community Health Care
TennCare Information/Advocacy
TennCare Kids
Tennessee Justice Center
United Health Care Children’s Foundation
Walk On Foundation
Williamson County Health Department Children’s Special Services

MENTAL HEALTH/BEHAVIOR
Assessment and Therapy Services 615-370-4977
Camelot Care Center
Centerstone Mobile Therapy
Crisis Line 855-274-7471
Genesis Learning Center
The Guidance Center
Mental Health America of Middle Tennessee
Mercy Community Health Care 
National Association on Mental Illness
Refuge Counseling Center
Regional Intervention Program
Rogers Behavioral Health
Scarab Behavioral Health Services
Sequel Youth and Family Services
Tennessee Voices for Children

MISCELLANEOUS RESOURCES (not listed elsewhere)
Adaptive Technology Center at Franklin Library
Ainsleys Angels
Area Agency on Aging and Disability
Autism Dad’s Support Group jmshouse@bellsouth,net;
nolan615@comcast.net
Autism Education and Therapy Center
Autism Support Network
Autism Speaks
Autism Tennessee
Autistic Self-Advocacy Network asannashville@gmail.com
Brentwood Special Needs Support Group
B.R.A.I.N. Info Network
Celiac Support Group
Child and Family Resources
Down Syndrome Association of Middle Tennessee
Empower Tennessee
Epilepsy Foundation
Family Voices Parent to Parent Program
Franklin Autism Moms
GCA Centre for Adult Autism
GiGi’s Playhouse
His Special Needs Ministry-Fourth Avenue Church of Christ                                    615-628-8824
Margarita Moms
Muscular Dystrophy Association
Music City Peds
National Stuttering Association
Onward Step
Pick Up the Pieces
Retrieving Independence
Sexual Assault Crisis Line 800-879-1999
SIBSHOPS
Spring Hill Special Needs Support and Resources
TABS-TN Adult Brothers and Sisters
Tennessee Technology Access Center
Tuck Sleep Foundation

RESPITE
All About Care
Child’s Play
CSI
Easter Seals Respite
Judson Baptist StoneSoup
New Hope Community Respite
Penterman Care
Senior Solutions
Sitters & More
Tennessee Respite Coalition
Williamson County Parks and Recreation Respite Saturdays

SOCIAL AND RECREATION
1Team1Goal
A.B.L.E. Youth
The Arc Tennessee Job Club
Achilles Nashville
Backlight Productions
Best Buddies
Boys and Girls Club
Dolphin Swim Club
Horse Buddies
Kindred Spirits
Meet Up Group for Young Adults with LD
Maury Magic Riders
Saddle Up
Special Olympics
Sports 4 All
Take the Reins
Therapeutic Animal Partners
TOP Soccer
White Fawn Farm
Williamson County Parks and Recreation Therapeutic Program
White Fawn Farm
YMCA Brentwood Full Circle
Young Life Capernaum

SOCIAL SECURITY
SSI/Social Security
Eckman/Freeman SS/SSI Assistance
FedLogic
The Advocate SS/SSI Assistance 615-740-1160
Victoria Dunham SS Disability Advocate 615-591-3972

SUMMER CAMPS
Camp Discovery Jaycees
Camp Illuminate
Camp Linden
Center for Courageous Kids
Easter Seals Camp
Empower Me Camps
Goodwill Summer Camps for Children with Autism
Kennedy Center Camps
TRIAD Camps
Williamson County Parks and Recreation Camp Will

TENNCARE
Employment and Community First Choices Waiver
CHOICES
TennCare Insurance

THERAPIES
A.C.C.E.S.S. Therapy kaylafjackson@gmail.com
Brain Balance
BrainCore Therapy
Camp Behavioral Connections
Charis Consulting Services (ADD)
Feltz Therapy
Full Circle Hippotherapy
Growing Place Pediatrics
High Hopes
Hope Therapies
Pediatric Therapies
Pip Squeak Therapies
Play Ball Children’s Therapy
Sprocket Therapy
Therapy in a Bin
Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center
Weighting Comforts

TRANSPORTATION/VEHICLE MODIFICATIONS
Apple Independence
Carpenter Bus Sales
Franklin Trolley
Helping Hands Transportation 615-420-9912
Mid-Cumberland Transit
Mobility Works

PLEASE NOTE THAT THESE RESOURCES ARE JUST SUGGESTIONS FOR YOU TO FURTHER EXPLORE YOUR OPTIONS!