Hamilton county

 

Allied Health & Rehabilitation Services

Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech-Language Therapy, Rehabilitation Therapy, Applied Behavior Analysis 

Chattanooga, TN - Autism & Behavior Services (ABS) offers Applied Behavior Analysis services in clinic, community, and home settings for children and adults of all ages.

Chattanooga, TN - Erlanger Health Systems offers children's therapy services within TC Thompson Hospital. Their services include physical, occupational, feeding, speech & audiology therapies.

Chattanooga, TN - The Chattanooga Autism Center provides resource information, education, support groups, training for educators and the public, outpatient psychological services, evaluations, individual therapy, family therapy, group therapy, behavior therapy, and social skills groups.

Chattanooga, TN - Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation is an acute rehabilitation hospital. They offer both inpatient and outpatient services including occupational therapy, speech therapy, physical therapy, aquatic therapy, and more.

Education

 

IDEA Info, Tutoring, School Systems, Post-secondary Education, Transition, Early Intervention 

Hixon, TN - Life Line, Inc. offers special education advocacy services. They offer parent, educator, and professional trainings on multiple topics such as special education rights, transitions (preschool, kindergarten, middle school, adult life), 504, evaluations and assessments, inclusion/least restrictive environment, conflict resolution, IEP development, diagnosis and disability specific workshops (such as autism, ADD, Down syndrome, etc.), response to intervention, guardianship/conservatorship and estate planning, independent living, ECF CHOICES, accommodations and modifications, and more. 

Chattanooga, TN - Hamilton County Schools are a public school system that offers educational services for children with disabilities or learning delays. They offer services that include the following: Educational & Psychological assessments, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech & Language Therapy, Behavioral Therapy, Technology assistance/training, and Information about IDEA and Section 504. 

Chattanooga, TN - The Speech Language Reading Center offers individualized communication and reading intervention services for children, adolescents, and adults diagnosed with aphasia, apraxia, speech disorders, auditory processing deficits, stuttering, learning disabilities and language disorders.

Chattanooga, TN - University of Tennessee, Chattanooga is a public university that offers a variety of graduate and undergraduate degree options.

Chattanooga, TNSoutheast Reading Center offers literacy screenings, assessments and interventions for individuals with reading difficulties of any age. They also provide direct, explicit structured literacy instruction for students with mild to moderate reading disabilities such as dyslexia.

 

Chattanooga, TN - Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology are vocational/technical schools that offer a variety of training programs to prepare students to transition directly into a career.

Chattanooga, TN - Chattanooga State Community College offers a range of two-year associate degrees in arts, science, and applied-science programs.

Chattanooga, TN - TEIS is a program within the TN Department of Education that is a network of nine district offices that offer early intervention services to infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families. They offer information about public and private service providers, early intervention professionals, family support organizations, and other groups that offer services to infants and toddlers with disabilities.

 

Vision and/or Hearing Impairment Services

Chattanooga, TN - Partnership for Families, Children, & Adults services for persons who are Deaf and hard of hearing that include interpreting, telephone relay services, information and referral, support counseling, employment assistance, advocacy and community awareness, and sign language classes. 

Chattanooga, TN - The Hearing Loss Association of America, Chattanooga Chapter offers information and resources for people with hearing loss of any severity, their families, and their friends.

Chattanooga, TN - The Speech & Hearing Center is a non-profit organization that offers audiology and speech-language pathology services.

Chattanooga, TN - Audiology Services of Chattanooga, Inc. offers audiology services that include hearing assessments, counseling and rehabilitation for patients and families, evaluation and treatment for tinnitus, hearing aid prescription and fitting of the full range of hearing aids, assistive devices, and more.

Advocacy

 

Chattanooga, TN - The Arc of Hamilton County is an organization composed of people with intellectual, developmental and other disabilities, their parents, friends, and the professionals who assist them in reaching their goals. They support persons with disabilities through advocacy support, referral resources, and independent support coordination. The Arc of Hamilton County also supports the following counties: Marion, Sequatchie, Rhea, Meigs, McMinn, Monroe, Bradley, and Polk.

Chattanooga, TN - TRAC is a regional Center for Independent Living (CIL) dedicated to improving opportunities for individuals with disabilities. They offer services for employment assistance in identifying goals, skills, and opportunities, information & referrals, training in ADA information, assistive devices, and independent living skills. They also provide peer support groups and ramp construction services.

Chattanooga, TN -  Chambliss Law offers legal services for cases regarding care coordination, guardianship, conservatorships, and long term planning. 

Chattanooga, TN -  Southeast Child Care Resource & Referral provides assistance for individuals in finding quality child care and parent training resources.

Chattanooga, TN - Siskin Children's Institute is a non-profit organization that helps children with special needs, their families and professionals through education, outreach, healthcare and home visiting.

Chattanooga, TN - Legal Aid of East TN is a non-profit organization that offers legal assistance, community education, and referrals for civil cases in the following areas: Housing, Education, Employment, Social Security, Medicaid, SNAP, and more.

Chattanooga, TN - The Regional Offices of the Department of Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities supports individuals with the direct provision of services such as assessments, training, and limited forms of interventions in a variety of clinical disciplines, such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, behavioral services, and nursing/medical services. They also offer information on waiver applications and processes.

Chattanooga, TN - The City of Chattanooga Head Start is part of a national program that promotes school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children through the provision of educational, health, nutritional, social and other services for low-income families and families with children with disabilities.

Healthcare & Mental Health

 

Chattanooga, TN - Health Connect America is a mental health care provider that offers the following services: In-home Family Preservation Services, Intensive Outpatient Services (IOP), Outpatient Services, Case Management Services, Autism Services, Therapeutic Day Treatment & School Based Services, and Mental Health Skill Building.

Chattanooga, TN - Volunteer Behavioral Health is a network of mental health care providers. They provide services that include case management, medication management, psychological evaluations, counseling, supportive housing, outpatient therapy, and more.

Chattanooga, TN - The Relationship Therapy Center offers various services including general therapies for families, relationships, and individual counseling. They also provide neuropsychological testing, psychological evaluations, vocational assessments, and ADHD and learning style assessments. Several groups and seminars are also offer on topics such as parenting, social skills training for children and teens, and other support groups.

Chattanooga, TN - Cherokee Health Systems is a network of healthcare providers that offer primary adult and pediatric care, immunizations, women's health, dental care, and behavioral care among other services.

Chattanooga, TN - Cherokee Health Systems is a network of healthcare providers that offer comprehensive diagnostic and medical/surgical services including cardiovascular surgery, cancer treatment, intensive care, orthopedics, and rehabilitation services.

Chattanooga, TN - Erlanger Health System is a network of healthcare providers that offer a range of medical care services that include primary care, neurology, women's health, cancer care, surgery, orthopedics, and a Level 1 trauma center.

Chattanooga, TN - CHI Memorial is a network of healthcare providers that offer a continuum of care including preventative, primary and acute hospital care, cardiac, cancer, orthopedic, imaging, and multitude of other services.

Chattanooga, TN - The Community Health Access and Navigation in Tennessee (CHANT) program within the TN Department of Health, strives to help families navigate the healthcare system. CHANT teams provide enhanced patient-centered engagement, navigation of medical and social services referrals, and impact pregnancy, child and maternal health outcomes. In Chattanooga, CHANT is supported by the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Health Department.

Chattanooga, TN -  AIM Center, Inc. is a non-profit mental health group that provides employment, education, housing, socialization, and wellness opportunities for adults living with mental health disorders.

Chattanooga, TN - Centerstone is a mental health care provider that offers psychiatric and counseling services that include crisis intervention, alcohol and drug treatment, court services, case management, respite services, homeless liaison services, immigrant and refugee services, residential services, and assistance in accessing community resources.

Chattanooga, TN - Maxim Healthcare Services offers in-home nursing care, respite care, ABA therapy, IDD habilitation, and community services.

Adult & Family Services

 

Respite, Day Programs, Housing, Employment, Financial Assistance, Vocational Rehabilitation

Chattanooga, TN - The Department of Human Services is a state government agency that offers family assistance services including the following: Financial Assistance; Child Care Resources & Referral; Nutritional Assistance; and Medicaid/TennCare Application Assistance. 

Chattanooga, TN - Goodwill Industries, Inc. is a non-profit organization that helps individuals with disabilities with employment training and job placement. 

Chattanooga, TN - Ladies of Charity in Chattanooga is a faith-based organization that offers clothing, food vouchers, and financial assistance services for individuals and families in need. 

Chattanooga, TN - The Orange Grove Center is a comprehensive developmental services center that provides supports and services for individuals with developmental disabilities. They offer a wide range of services including dental care, children services (education and vocational training), residential services, supported employment, personal assistance, respite care, supported living, medical care, and research department.

Chattanooga, TN - Mobility Works is a provider of wheelchair accessible vehicles. They also provide rental services and adaptive equipment such as hand controls, scooter lifts, and seating solutions.

Chattanooga, TN - Community Options, Inc. offers residential and employment supports for people with disabilities including persons with dual diagnosis of intellectual disability and mental health. Their services include residential supported living, personal assistance, community day services, and employment services.

Chattanooga, TN - Signal Centers, Inc. offers services for persons with disabilities and their families that include adult services, assistive technology services, Baby University (case management, education), children’s services (early intervention), child care resource & referral network, and employment services.

Chattanooga, TN -Every regional Area Agency on Aging & Disability program provides services to older adults and other adults with disabilities. Their services include Public Conservatorship Services, SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program), Information & Assistance. 

Chattanooga, TN - American Job Center is a one-stop career center that helps individuals obtain employment training and job placement by offering the following services: job search & readiness training, resume development, computer services, vocational assessments, and specialized assistance for older adults as well as people with disabilities.

Ooltewah, TN - Open Arms Care Corporation provides services for individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities that include residential services, arts & recreation, day programs, transportation, nursing, mental health/behavioral services, and nutritional services.

D&S Community Services, Inc.

Chattanooga, TN - D&S Community Services offers a variety of services to people with disabilities and seniors. Their services include include the following: Medical Supported Living; Supportive Living; Community Participation; Supported Employment; Respite; Personal Assistance; Family Model; Behavior Supports; Occupational Therapy; Speech Language Pathology; Physical Therapy; Nutrition; Orientation and Mobility Services; Community Living Supports; Supportive Home Care; Independent Living Skills Training; Community Integration Supports Services; Assistive Technology; and Employment Services.

Chattanooga, TN - BrightStar Care offers various care services including in-home care and nursing services.

Hixon, TN - Hosanna Community offers residential services for adults with disabilities.

Chattanooga, TN - Project SEARCH is a career training and employment program for adults with disabilities. They have multiple site locations across TN with one at the BlueCross Blue Shield of TN in Chattanooga.

Chattanooga, TN - The Salvation Army provides financial assistance for utilities, rent/mortgage, and food for families in need.

Chattanooga, TN - The American Red Cross of Southwest Tennessee provides financial assistance for utilities, rent/mortgage, and food for families in need.

Chattanooga, TN - Chattanooga Housing Authority is a public housing authority that provides rental housing for eligible low-income families, older adults, and people with disabilities.

Chattanooga, TN - The Vocational Rehabilitation Regional Office supports the Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) program which is a federal and state-funded program that offers assistance to Tennesseans with disabilities to promote employment. Their services include medical, psychological or vocational assessments, training, medical services, job development, and job placement.

Chattanooga, TN - The Social Security Administration Office provides information regarding the SSI and SSDI application and process.

(888) 383-1593

Recreation

 

Rossville, TN - Special Olympics Tennessee offers recreational athletic programs for persons with disabilities. They also offer health screenings with the Healthy Athletes program.

(615) 329-1375

Chattanooga, TN - The City of Chattanooga offers a variety of recreational services and activities for children of all abilities that include wheelchair sports, summer camp, social groups, sports for individuals who have cognitive disabilities, arts, outdoor recreation, and special events.

Chattanooga, TN - Creative Discovery Museum offers creative, hands-on, play activities for healthy development. They also provide accommodations so that all children will have equal opportunities to play and explore.

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