Tennessee Early Intervention System

Part C Application

DIDD's application to receive federal funding for Tennessee Early Intervention System for fiscal year 2023 will be posted for sixty (60) days beginning March 24, 2023 through May 23, 2023. We will be accepting public comments until April 24, 2023. Comments may be emailed to Shannon Pargin at shannon.pargin@tn.gov or mailed to the below address: 
Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities 
Attn: Shannon Pargin
291 Stewarts Ferry Pike
One Cannon Bldg, 3rd Floor
Nashville, TN 37214 

Click the following link to review the application:  https://bit.ly/3z5fHNi

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The Tennessee Early Intervention System (TEIS) is a program that provides services to infants and young children who have disabilities or other developmental delays. The TEIS program is a critically important program to supporting young children and their families to reach their optimal development.

Refer a child to TEIS

You may make a referral to TEIS by completing our online referral form or by calling (800) 852-7157. The referral form can also be found in the MyTN app, available on your app store.


Please be prepared to provide the child’s name, date of birth, county of residence, parent information (if someone other than the parent calls), and reason for referral.

TEIS District Offices

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