Johnson City, TN - NAPPE is an education advocacy organization that trains professionals and families on implementing inclusive practices. They also offer consultations with educators on inclusion in the classroom.
Nashville, TN - The Volunteer Advocacy Project within the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center trains interested individuals to become special education advocates so they can provide instrumental and affective support to families of children with disabilities.
Hixon, TN - Life Line, Inc. is a non-profit, ministry organization that provides support and education to families affected by disabilities. A variety of workshops are provided and a complete list can be found on the website.
Nashville, TN - SEAC assists families in a variety of ways including: IEP meeting preparation and attendance, records review, general consultation, workshops, and other non-legal education-related advocacy support.
Locations:Greeneville; Nashville; Memphis, TN - STEP, Inc. (Support and Training for Exception Parents) is a non-profit organization that helps assist families in navigating the special education process with free services for training/information on IDEA, offering individual assistance, consultations, referrals, support services, in-person group training, and informational materials.
Trenton, TN - TN Hands & Voices is a non-profit organization that offers parent supports, parent perspective representation, IEP/advocacy support, community events, resources/ information for families and children who are deaf or have a hearing impairment.