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Autism Resources of the Mid-South (ARMS)
Memphis Area Chapter:
901-509-3027
Email: autismresourcesmidsouth@gmail.com

Jackson Area Chapter:
731-446-5441
Email: ARMSJackson@gmail.com

Website: www.autismresourcesmidsouth.org
“Providing Support, Advocacy, & Education for All Affected by Autism”

Autism Tennessee
Middle Tennessee Area
615-385-2077
Email: support@autismtn.org

Website: www.autismtn.org

“The mission of Autism Tennessee is to enrich the lives and experiences of individuals on the autism spectrum, their families, and their surrounding community through support, advocacy, and education.”

Autism Society of East TN
865-247-5082
Website: http://www.asaetc.org

Mission Statement:
To provide access to educational, social, and supportive services to those affected by autism. 

 

Chattanooga Autism Center
423-531-6961
Email: info@chattanoogaautismcenter.org

Website: chattanoogaautismcenter.org

“The Chattanooga Autism Center is a parent and advocate driven non-profit whose mission is to provide support and services to people with autism of all ages and to their families. The Center provides programs for parents, kids, and adults with autism. They list regional autism related resources on their website and take calls and e-mails about autism related questions.”

Tennessee Disability Coalition
615-383-9442
Email: coalition@tndisability.org
Website: http://tndisability.org

Mission Statement:
"We bring together organizations and individuals across the state who care about the Disability Community to work in coalition. Our collective mission is to create a society that values, includes and supports people with disabilities. 

Family Voices of Tennessee
615-383-9442
Email: familyvoices@tndisability.org
Website: http://www.familyvoicestn.org

Mission Statement:
"We are families supporting families of children with special healthcare needs, chronic illnesses or disabilities."

The Arc TN
615-248-5878
Email: info@thearctn.org
Website: http://www.thearctn.org

Mission Statement:
The Arc Tennessee empowers people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families to actively participate in the community throughout their lifetime.
“The Arc Tennessee offers information and referral, technical assistance, training and individual advocacy for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.”

Vanderbilt Kennedy Center 
https://vkc.mc.vanderbilt.edu/vkc/
The mission of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center is to facilitate discoveries and best practices that make positive differences in the lives of persons with developmental disabilities and their families. Its University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities  (UCEDD) provides services, training, and information dissemination, as well as conducting research. https://vkc.mc.vanderbilt.edu/VKC/ucedd/

TRIAD
https://vkc.mc.vanderbilt.edu/vkc/triad/home/
The mission of Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders is to improve assessment and treatment services for children with ASD and their families while advancing knowledge and training.

Tennessee Disability Pathfinder
https://vkc.mc.vanderbilt.edu/vkc/pathfinder/
Tennessee Disability Pathfinder (“Pathfinder”) provides free information, resources, support, and referrals to Tennesseans with disabilities and their families.

TCCY Statewide Councils & Alliances

The Arc's Autism Now
http://autismnow.org/

Autistic Self Advocacy Network
http://autisticadvocacy.org/

 

Autism Council Conference Notes

Dept. of Commerce & Insurance

Dept. of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services

Dept. of Education

Department of Health

TennCare