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Medicaid Alternative Pathways to Independence

MAPs is a program that will set people with intellectual and developmental disabilities on a path to learn skills to help them work, live independently, learn about their neighborhoods, and find hobbies that interest them. MAPs service give people in the program the tools, technology, and support they need to meet the goal they set for themselves.

This program is available to anyone with an I/DD diagnosis who has graduated high school or will graduate within three years. MAPs participants cannot be enrolled in another long term services and supports program including  ECF CHOICES, CHOICES, the Katie Beckett Program, or 1915(c) Waivers.

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Region Contact Email
Middle TN Brea Dormaier
East TN Rachael Goddard
West TN Carly Bencivenga
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MAPs Information for Providers

Training Opportunity for Providers: DIDD has partnered with the Charles Lea Center to offer Enabling Technology Training and Consultation for MAPs Providers and Provider agency staff.  Within this partnership, we are proud to announce that we are actively accepting Interest Statements from MAPs providers who wish to participate in this training and consultation opportunity.  DIDD will review submitted interest letters and award funding opportunities for those selected providers.

Please review the document at this link for more information

Questions regarding this opportunity can be sent to DIDD MAPs – Youth Transition Director, Jason Camperlino -

Contact Information

Jason "Jay" Camperlino
Youth Transitions Director - MAPs