Policy & Innovation

The Office of Policy and Innovation strives to increase the quality of life of persons supported by balancing what is important to and for them. The Office of Policy and Innovation works diligently to ensure independence, good health and safety of persons supported through writing and revising policies, improving technology, tracking, trending, and responding to incidents and investigations across the state. There are three divisions within the Office of Policy and Innovation. These include the following: Policy; Innovative Programs; and Developmental Disability Services. 


Policy Division

The mission of the Policy Division is to develop policies, procedures and other guiding documents necessary for day-to-day operation of DIDD and contracted providers that are person-centered and focus on improving the quality of life for all Tennesseans with intellectual and developmental disabilities.