The ABA Place
Jenni Helms
7953 Stage Hills Boulevard #101
Bartlett, TN 38133
(901) 881-1342; (901) 266-4751 (fax)
Email: theabaplace | at | gmail.com
Web: http://www.socialskillsforasd.com
We offer private ABA/Discrete Trial Training, Private Tutoring, BCBA consults, Camps, Social Skills Classes, etc…

Academic Behavioral Consultants of East Tennessee
220 Broad Street Suite 103
Kingsport, TN 37660
(423) 302-0271
Email: info | at | abceasttennessee.com
Web: http://www.abceasttennessee.com
We specialize in autism, ADHD, learning disabilities, and other learning and behavioral difficulties. Our services include comprehensive assessments, applied behavior analysis, tutoring, and other therapy services.

A.D.D. & Dyslexia Therapy Center
Felicia M. Knowles, M.D., FAAP
2182 West Street
Germantown, TN 38138
(901) 759-7977; (901) 759-4919 (fax)
Email: feliciaknowles | at | hotmail.com
Web: http://DrFeliciaKnowles.com
Board Certified medical physician provides diagnostic evaluations, treatment recommendations, individualized processing and concentration therapy, parent/child counseling and medication management available.

A to Z In-Home Tutoring
Cara Donahue
1300 Division Street, Suite 306
Nashville, TN 37203
(866) 505-2869; (866) 838-0437 (fax)
Email: info | at | atoztutoring.com
Web: www.atoztutoring.com
Local, certified special education teachers are trained and screened to provide in-home tutoring in the comfort and convenience of the child’s home.

Alexander Educational Services
Shelley Alexander
7003 Chadwick Drive Ste. 292
Brentwood, TN 37027-5281
(615) 945-8072; (615) 377-3827 (fax)
Email: Shelley.Alexander345 | at | gmail.com
Web: http://alexandereducationalservices.com
Consultation: Helping students and parents to determine educational and behavioral needs.

William Allen, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Mostoller, Stulberg, Whitfield & Allen
136 S. Illinois Avenue Suite 104
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
(865) 482-4466; (865) 481-0940 (fax)
Email: ballen | at | msw-law.com
Web: http://www.msw-law.com
Legal advocacy for parents and children with disabilities on education issues

American Foundation for the Blind-Southeast
100 Peachtree Street, Suite 620
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 525-2303
Email: atlanta | at | afb.net
Web: www.afb.org

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) & Accessible IT Resource Center
Southeast Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center (DBTAC)
490 Tenth Street
Atlanta, GA 30318
(800) 949-4232 (V/TTY)
Email: sedbtacproject | at | law.syr.edu
Web: http://www.sedbtac.org/

APPLE Psychological Consultants, LLC
Christy Sorrell
339 High St.
Maryville, TN 37804
(865) 983-1899; (865) 233-0465 (fax)
Email: christy.sorrell | at | applepsych.com
Web: http://www.applepsych.com
We specialize in psychological & psycho-educational assessments, behavioral and academic consultation, solution-focused counseling, intervention design, comprehensive tutoring, and parent advocacy.

The Arc of Davidson County (Serving Nashville/Davidson County)
111 North Wilson Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37205
(615) 321-5699
Email: ntenenbaum | at | arcdc.org

The Arc of the Mid South
Carlene Leaper
3485 Poplar Ave, Suite 210
Memphis, TN 38111
(901) 327-2473; (901) 327-1197 (fax)
Email: msarc | at | arcmidsouth.net
Web: http://www.arcmidsouth.net
We provide respite care, personal assistance, career development/job placement, summer camps, weekend retreats, parent resource library, advocacy, and information and referral.

* The Arc of Tennessee 
151 Athens Way, Suite 100
Nashville, TN 37228
(615) 248-5878
(800) 835-7077
Email: cguiden | at | thearctn.org
Web: www.thearctn.org

ASMS, Support Group
6000 Poplar Avenue, Suite 250
Memphis, TN 38110
(901) 271-5556
Email: info | at | autismsocietymidsouth.org
Web: http://www.autismsocietymidsouth.org
Providing support, advocacy, and education for all affected by Autism

Autism and Behavior Services
Laura Forkum-Berryhill
3309 Cummings Hwy., Suite E-1
Chattanooga, TN 37419
(423) 386-5355; (423) 386-5363 (fax)
Email: laura.forkum | at | gmail.com
Web: http://www.autismbehaviorservices.org
Autism and Behavior Services (ABS) is a non-profit organization providing a wide range of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services to individuals with learning or behavioral difficulties. We also serve families, community organization, and schools.

* Autism Society of America-East Tennessee Chapter
Brook Dickerson
PO Box 30015
Knoxville, TN 37930-0015
(865) 824-2897; (865) 824-2896 (fax)
Email: asaetc | at | gmail.com
Web: http://www.asaetc.org
A nonprofit organization providing services, advocacy, education, public awareness, and information for all individuals with ASD, their families, educators and other professionals in east Tennessee.

Autism Society of Middle Tennessee 
Amanda Peltz
955 Woodland Street
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 385-2077; (615) 383-1176 (fax)
Email: asmt | at | tnautism.org
Web: http://www.tnautism.org
Information, Support, Education, and Advocacy for those affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Autism Support Group of Blount County
Linda Terry
308 Best Street
Maryville, TN 37803
(865) 983-9584
Email: ninnaterry | at | aol.com
We meet 4th Friday of every month . We discuss current issues with our children and pass along any new information on services, upcoming conferences and educational issues.

Bachman Academy
414 Brymer Creek Rd
McDonald, TN 37353
(423) 479-4523
Email: admissions | at | bachmanacademy.org
Web: http://www.bachmanacademy.org
Educational support to families with children that learn differently; Information & Referral; Special Education; and Tutorial & Summer Services.

Lawrence Ballew, Esq.
Attorney at Law
4800 Charlotte Avenue
Nashville, TN 37209
(615) 627-0030; (615) 383-7128 (fax)
Email: lb | at | BallewLawOffice.com
Web: http://www.ballewlawoffice.com/
Assisting parents with establishing conservatorships and special needs trusts for their children.

Deborah Balthrop, Special Education Parent Consultant
P.O. Box 218422
Nashville, TN 37221
(615) 617-2203
Email: deborahbalthrop | at | yahoo.com
Advocate for the educational needs of children age 3-21, in order to promote higher outcomes and inclusive opportunities for all children with exceptional needs.

Baptist Pediatric Rehabilitation
2120 Exeter Road, Suite 110
Germantown, TN 38138-3922
(901) 624-8675; (901) 624-8676 (fax)

Behavioral Consulting Associates, Inc.
Kelly Motes
136 Dartmoore Drive
Clarksville, TN 37043
(931) 368-1660; (931) 368-1714 (fax)
Email: help | at | behaviorsupport.org
Web: http://www.behaviorsupport.org
Behavioral consultation to individuals, families, schools, organizations, companies, and government agencies. Serving children, adolescents, and adults.

Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
711 Jefferson Avenue
Memphis, TN 38105
(901) 448-6511; (888) 572-2249; (901) 448-4677 (TTY)
Elizabeth Bishop, MSSW, Clinical Services Coordinator
Email: ebishop | at | utmem.edu
Web: www.utmem.edu/bcdd

Linda Buchanan, Education Services Specialist
401 Hamblen Drive
Madison,TN 37115
(615) 586-5142
Email: Linda_S_Buchanan | at | yahoo.com
Web: http://educationservicespecialist.com
Provides educational testing,parent training,specialized tutoring &consultation services.We customize services to accommodate to the student’s learning profile and school environment.

Katherine Budai, MSW, LCSW 
687C Emory Valley Road
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
(865) 483-3334
Email: KatherineBudai | at | aol.com
Katherine provides solution-focused counseling to children, teens, and families. Extensive experience with special needs children, special education, and behavioral management. Parent of teen with ADHD and a child with Down syndrome.

The CAN-LEARN Project (Child Advocacy Network)
University of Tennessee College of Law
Lawyers Education Advocacy Resource Network
1505 W. Cumberland Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37996-1810
(865) 974-4141; (423) 283-0558 (fax)
Email: bhdyer1 | at | netscape.net
CAN-LEARN is not a source of direct representation nor is it a pro bono Project. Instead, the Project serves as a back-up and support center for lawyers who engage in education representation.

“Capable Kids!” 
“Working with your child…not their diagnosis.”
Occupational, Behavioral, Speech, and Physical Therapies
Mickey McGee, OTR owner
3918 Dickerson Pike, #113
Nashville, TN 37207
(615) 594-5437; (615) 868-4703 (fax)
Email: kidsot | at | comcast.net
Somos terapistas que tratan a bebes y ninos. Por favor, comuniquese con Stacia a las 615-397-2360. Our mission is to provide superior, cutting edge, effective therapy services for children (and adults) within a family centered, collaborative atmosphere built on a foundation of dignity, respect and integrity.

Center of Vision
Jason Clopton, OD, FCOVD
1080 Neal St., Suite 300
Cookeville, TN 38501
(931) 372-2020; (931) 372-2572 (fax)
Email: drclopton | at | covd.biz
Web: http://www.covd.biz
Center of Vision specializes in comprehensive vision exams and vision therapy for learning disorders, reading delays, ADHD, eye turns, and visual disorders of childhood.

CHADD Greater Chattanooga
(423) 876-1241
Web: http://www.chaddonline.org/chapters/chadd464.html

CHADD Greater East Tennessee 
(865) 681-1174
Web: http://www.chaddonline.org/chapters/chadd271.html

CHADD satellite of Oak Ridge 194
687 Emory Valley Road, Suite C
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
(865) 482-7446
Email: oakridge | at | chadd.net
Web: http://www.chadd.net/194
CHADD is a nonprofit organization providing information and support for people affected by ADHD. Oak Ridge satellite offers a monthly support group.

Challenged Athletes Playing Equally (CAPE) 
P.O. Box 10986
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
(615) 238-7372
Email: rickrbs | at | yahoo.com
Web: http://www.capetn.org
CAPE provides sports and activities in a seasonal league format year round for special needs children (and adults). Year round activities; recreational activities for the special needs.

Children’s Special Services
Department of Health
Title 5 Children with Special Health Care Needs
Cordell Hull Building, 5th Floor
425 5th Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37247-4750
(615) 741-0322
Web: http://www2.state.tn.us/health/mch/css.htm

The Children’s Treatment Center
Dr. Gary Brown
302 Broadway
Martin, TN 38237
(731) 587-0600
Email: gbrown | at | utm.edu
Web: http://www.childrenstreatmentcenter4autism.com

Kim Cooper Consulting
Kim Cooper-Brown M.S. Ed. BCBA
1221 Appaloosa Way
Knoxville, TN 37922
(773) 706-7494
Email: kcooperconsulting | at | hotmail.com
Web: http://www.kimcooperconsulting.com
Providing direct and consultative Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services for children with autism spectrum disorder. Services are provided by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).

The Curious Edge
Kyra Minichan, M.A, CCC-SLP
100 Ashland Point
Hendersonville, TN 37075
(615) 766-0884
Email: thecuriousedge | at | me.com
Web: http://thecuriousedge.net
Speech-Language Pathologist, Education Consultant Dyslexia Specialist, Cognitive-linguistic Processing Specialist Certified in Processing and Cognitive Enhancement therapy, Orton Gillingham, Letterland, and LIPS.

Patricia C. Davis, MD
Columbia Pediatric Clinic
1222 Trotwood #101
Columbia, TN 38401
(931) 388-8965; (931) 388-0815 (fax)
Email: pjcdavis | at | cpws.net
I am a behavioral/developmental pediatrician. I evaluate, diagnose, and treat children with school problems, behavioral problems, chronic disabilities. I am a member of the AAP sections on developmental/behavioral pediatrics and children with disabilities.

Department of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities
Cordell Hull Building, 3rd Floor
425 5th Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37247
(615) 532-6500
Email: Frieda.Outlaw | at | state.tn.us
Web: www.state.tn.us/mental

The Disability Coalition on Education
111 North Wilson Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37205
(615) 321-5699; (615) 322-9184 (fax)
Email: msloniker | at | arcdc.org
The DCE is a Statewide alliance of families, educators, State and advocacy organizations, focused on bringing about positive change in the education of students with and without disabilities.

Disability Law & Advocacy Center of Tennessee (DLAC)
(Formerly TN Protection and Advocacy, Inc.)
P.O. Box 121257
Nashville, TN 37212
(800) 342-1660; (888) 852-2852
Email: GetHelp | at | DLACTN.org
Web: http://www.DLACTN.org
Legal and advocacy services for individuals with disabilities in Tennessee.

Division of Rehabilitation Services
Department of Human Services
400 Deaderick Street, l5th Floor
Nashville, TN 37248
(615) 313-4714
Web: www.state.tn.us/humanserv

Division of Special Education
Department of Education
Andrew Johnson Tower, 5th Floor
710 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243-0380
(615) 741-2851
Web: http://www.state.tn.us/education/speced/index.htm

Division of Vocational Education
Andrew Johnson Tower, 4th Floor
710 James Roberston Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243-0383
(615) 532-2834
Web: www.state.tn.us/education

Down Syndrome Association of Middle Tennessee
111 North Wilson Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37205
(615) 386-9002; (615) 386-9754 (fax)
Email: dsamt | at | bellsouth.net
Web: http://dsamt.org

Easter Seals
2001 Woodmont Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37215
(615) 292-6640; (800) 264-0078
Email: jperkins | at | eastersealstn.com
Web: www.tn.easter-seals.org

Educate Us,Inc.
Jennifer Jackson
PO Box 23602
Chattanooga, TN 37422
Email: educateusall | at | gmail.com
We are a nonprofit organization created to address the needs of parents who face the task of achieving an appropriate education for their disabled student.

Educational Consultants 
Linda Buchanan
2400 Crestmoor RD
Nashville,TN 37215
(615) 586-5142; (615) 865-3205
Email: lindalee80 | at | netscape.com
Web: http://educationservicesspecialist.com
Provides educational testing,parent training, specialized tutoring& consultation and advocacy services.Our agency customizes services to accommodate to the student’s learning profile and school environment.

Educational Solutions
Patricia C. Holst, MS, BCET
687-C Emory Valley Road
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
(865) 482-5635; (865) 567-7802
Email: pholstcet | at | aol.com
Board Certified Educational Therapist, ages 5-1/2 through adult. Providing information and assitance through educational testing,individualized neuro-science based interventions and parent education.

Epilepsy Foundation of West Tennessee 
70 Timber Creek, Suite 1
Cordova, TN 38018
(901) 624-7148
Email: jeanmdodd | at | hotmail.com

FACES: The National Craniofacial Association
Stephanie R. Hale
PO Box 11082
Chattanooga, TN 37401
(800) 332-2373; (423) 266-1632; (423) 267-3124 (fax)
Email: stephanie | at | faces-cranio.org
Web: http://www.faces-cranio.org
A non-profit organization serving children and adults throughout the United States with severe craniofacial deformities resulting from birth defects, injuries, or disease.

Faith Christian Academy
Tammy Mullins
9114 Davies Plantation Road
Bartlett, TN 38133
(901) 382-2099
Email: faith_christian_academy | at | yahoo.com
Web: http://www.faithchristiantn.org
Small school serving students with different learning abilities through universal design for learning. Social skills & character development are addressed in a positive nurturing setting.

Faith Education & Resource Center
9114 Davies Plantation Road
Bartlett, TN 38122
(901) 382-2099
Email: faith_christian_academy | at | yahoo.com
Services offered: ABA, academic coaching, advocacy, behavior consultant, LD consultant, children’s library, disability resource center, parent workshops, social skills, transition specialist, teacher in-service.

Families for Early Autism Treatment
Web: http://www.featchatt.org/

Five Star ABA
John Warner, Founder
543 Cartwright Way
Greenbrier, TN 37073
(877) 316-4088; (877) 875-2991 (fax)
Email: info | at | 5staraba.com
Web: http://www.5staraba.com
We work with children of all ages, helping them to develop basic skills like looking, listening, and imitating, as well as complex skills.

Green’s Karate 
Corey Green
4200 Access Rd.
Chattanooga, TN 37425
(423) 432-5280; (423) 894-1634
Email: greenskarate | at | msn.com
Web: http://www.greenskarate.com
Green’s Karate has taught the “first and possibly second person in history with autism to qualify for the Karate Nationals in the non-hanicap division”

Janna Hacker & Associates
8596 Farmington Blvd #1
Germantown, TN 38139
(901) 328-2110; (901) 328-1360 (fax)
Email: jannahacker | at | gmail.com
Web: http://www.JHAtherapy.com
Speech-Language Pathology Evaluations & therapy for articulation/apraxia, auditory/language processing, aural rehabilitation, feeding, social groups.

Hand In Hand Family Support
Paige Nichols
326 Willow Greene Dr.
Morristown, TN 37813
(423) 586-2878
Email: handinhandfamilysupport | at | gmail.com
Web: http://www.webjam.com/handinhand
Support and training for parents of children with special needs including but not limited to Autism, Down Syndrome, ADD, ADHD, Developmental Delays, Bipolar, Asperger Syndrome, PDD-NOS, Sensory Integration, Behavioral Issues, Speech disorders. Monthly support meetings.

Ignite Dyslexia Awareness
Eileen Miller
2008 Beacon Hill Court
Franklin, TN 37067
(615) 424-1586
Email: Ignitedyslexia | at | comcast.net
Ignite is a screening and tutoring resource for dyslexics. Ignite believes in a personal, specialized approach utilizing the Barton Reading & Spelling System.

Jubilee Educational Services
Pat Schaefer
415 Lillard Road
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 895-3400
Email: Jubileeeducaton | at | Yahoo.com
Tutorial services for anyone who has a specific learning disabilities. Jubilee specializes in dyslexia, math disorders, and provides individualized tutoring. we provide advocacy services.

Kaylie’s Journey
2130 Wilma Rudolph Blvd
Clarksville, TN 37040
(931) 278-4569; (931) 542-9201 (fax)
Email: kayliesjourney | at | gmail.com
Web: http://kayliesjourney.com
Provider of information and services for children with Cerebral Palsy.

Kem’s House Inc.
Kem Edwards
P. O. Box 341385
Bartlett, TN 38184
(901) 409-1785; (901) 384-0819 (fax)
Email: kedwards | at | kemshouseinc.org
Web: http://www.kemshouseinc.org
We provide fun educational, and social activities for children with disabilities and advocacy assistance.

Kingston Campus & Residential Treatment Center 
183 Fiddler’s Lane
Kingston, TN 37763
(800) 896-4754; (865) 375-2296; 376-1850 (fax)
Treating and educating adolescents with emotional, behavioral and mental illnesses from age 5 to 18.

Knox County Schools
Dr. John E. McCook
PO Box 2188
Knoxville, TN 37901
(865) 594-1540; (865) 594-1531 (fax)
Email: jmccook125 | at | aol.com
Web: http://www.kcs.k12tn.net/index.htm
Knox County Schools provide quality educational services to students with educational disabilities as defined in federal and state laws and regulations for students residing in Knox County.

Learning Disabilities Association of Greater Memphis
711 Jefferson Avenue
Memphis, TN 38105
(901) 448-3127
Email: ebishop | at | utmem.edu
Web: http://www.learningdisabilities-tn.org/

Sarah Holt or Melissa Watts
4920 Thoroughbred Lane
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 507-1618
Email: mwatts | at | learningrx.net
Web: http://www.learningrx.com/brentwood
One-on-one cognitive training for children ages 4 and up. Specializes in addressing individual needs with 20+ years of research behind our program!

Deana Wildish or Hazel Matheny
2615 Medical Center Pkwy., Suite 1584
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
(615) 867-8717
Email: dwildish | at | learningrx.net
Web: http://www.learningrx.com/murfreesboro
LearningRx is a training center that offers unique programs that dramatically enhance learning ability— and help struggling students overcome frustrating learning and reading problems in as little as 12 to 24 weeks.

LearningRx Chattanooga
Jeanie Tillman / Linda Althoff
2040 Hamilton Place Blvd.
Chattanooga, TN 37421
(423) 305-1599
Email: ChattLearningRx | at | yahoo.com
Web: http://www.learningrx.com/chattanooga-east
LearningRx center does one-on-one training that addresses learning and reading struggles by strengthening underlying cognitive skills. This method radically impacts a student’s capacity to learn and succeed.

Legal Aid of East Tennessee
Laurie Draves
311 W. Walnut Street
P. O. Drawer 360
Johnson City, TN 37606-0360
(423) 928-8311; (800) 821-1312; (423) 928-9488 (fax)
Email: ldraves | at | laet.org
Provides special educational advocacy for children and youth at risk of state custody in Northeast Tennessee.

Lessons in Learning and Literacy (L3 Tutoring)
Dee Perkins
1122 Rose Ave
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(509) 680-5477
Email: deeperks | at | l3tutoring.com
Web: http://www.l3tutoring.com
Helping students with disabilities strengthen weaknesses and utilize their natural strengths to find academic success. Specialties: NILD Academic Therapy, Lindamood-Bell reading, and study skills.

LifeLine, Inc-Community Parent Resource Center
Virginia Piper
1609 McCallie Ave
Chattanooga, TN 37404
(423) 991-4525; (423) 645-0504 (fax)
Email: virginia_piper | at | lifelinefamilies.org
Web: http://lifelinefamilies.org
Mentoring to families who have children ages birth-26 with disabilities. Support through the special ed process, teaching rights under IDEA, attend IEP meetings. Services are free.

Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes – Memphis
Memphis Learning Center
699 Oakleaf Office Lane, Suite 200
Memphis, TN 38117-4812
(901) 767-2605; (901) 767-2608 (fax)
Email: memphis.center@lindamoodbell.com
Web: http://www.lindamoodbell.com/learningcenters/index.Aspx
Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes is an internationally recognized leader in the research and development of programs that teach children and adults the underlying skills necessary for reading, spelling, and comprehension.

LTVEC Birth-to-Three Program – Blount County Center
422 Ellis Avenue
Maryville, TN 37804
(865) 982-3357; (865) 982-4211 (fax)
Email: birthto3 | at | bellsouth.net
Web: http://birth-2-3.org
Inclusive early childhood education and intervention program for infants & toddlers and their families. Individualized developmental therapy & education, parent information & support, interagency collaboration.

March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation
1101 Kermit Drive, Suite 201
Nashville, TN 37217
(888) 399-3272; (615) 399-3200
Web: www.modimes.org

Mental Health Association of Middle Tennessee
2416 21st Avenue South, Suite 201
Nashville, TN 37212
(615) 269-5355
Email: forinfo | at | mhamt.org

Charlotte Prather Milton, Esq.
Attorney at Law
350 N Fernway Dr
Memphis, TN 38117
(901) 283-1655; (901) 252-7545 (fax)
Email: cmilton | at | miltonlaumann.com
Web: http://www.miltonlaumann.com
Listening, Advising, and Advocating for children and caregivers who need help navigating the Special Education process; and Estate Planning, including Special Needs Trusts, and Conservatorships.

Missy Mitchell, Special Education Parent Consultant
P.O. Box 218422
Nashville, TN 37221
(615) 568-2782
Email: m.mitchell22 | at | yahoo.com
Advocate for the educational needs of children age 3-21, in order to promote higher outcomes and inclusive opportunities for all children with exceptional needs.

Musical Bridges
Melissa House, MT-BC
PO Box 82
Brentwood, TN 37024
(888) 687-2734
Email: mail | at | musicalbridges.com
Web: http://www.musicalbridges.com
A music therapy practice serving all ages and developmental levels. Individual and social group sessions are available, as well as music lessons, consultation, and evaluation.

NAMI-Tennessee (National Alliance for the Mentally Ill) 
Debi Wheatley
1101 Kermit Dr., Suite 605
Nashville, TN 37217
(866) 901-6264; (800) 467-3589; (615) 361-6698 (fax)
Email: dwheatley | at | namitn.org
Web: http://www.namitn.org

Joy Nguyen, Special Education Advocate
7504 Redtail Hawk Ct
Arrington, TN 37014
(615) 495-4965
Email: joyeducationadvocate | at | gmail.com
Providing non-legal Special Education advocacy to families in Middle Tennessee. Services are offered on a sliding fee scale

Office of Children and Adolescent Services
Department of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities
Cordell Hull Building, 3rd Floor
425 5th Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37247
(615) 532-6767; (615) 532-6612 (TTY)
Web: www.state.tn.us/mental

Papillion Center for FASD
Chris Troutt
P.O.Box 484
Westmoreland, TN 37186
(615) 477-2409
Email: gidget | at | papillioncenter.org
Web: http://http://www.papillioncenter.org/
We are a non-profit organization in the Middle Tn area. We offer hope and healing and understand to families who struggle with FASD or FAS. We offer Trust Base Relations Interventions (TBRI), sensory therapy and equine therapy.

Parent-Child Services Group, Inc.
Lynne F. Harmon, M.A., CCC-SLP
1225 E. Weisgarber Road, Suite 180 South
Knoxville, TN 37909
(865) 584-5558; (865) 584-6607 (fax)
Email: pcsg | at | parent-childservices.com
Web: www.parent-childservices.com
Multi-disciplinary evaluation and therapy services for children; speech-language pathology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychological services, parenting classes, and consultations with area agencies and schools.

Parents Encouraging Parents (PEP) Program
Tennessee Department of Health
Cordell Hull Building, 5th Floor
426 5th Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37247-4750
(615) 741-0353

Plus Plus Tutoring – Tennessee
Anton Lebedev
108 N Fields Cir
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
(800) 233-4182
Email: contact | at | plusplustutoring.com
Web: http://tennessee.plusplustutoring.com
Plus Plus Tutoring offers private K-12 in-home tutoring services in Tennessee.

Programs for Children with Disabilities: Ages 3 through 5 
Division of Special Education
Department of Education
Andrew Johnson Tower, 5th Floor
710 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243-0380
(615) 741-2851
Web: http://www.state.tn.us/education/speced/index.htm

Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 2 
Division of Special Education
Department of Education
Andrew Johnson Tower, 5th Floor
710 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243-0380
(615) 741-2851
Web: http://www.state.tn.us/education/speced/index.htm

Project BRAIN of the TN Disability Coalition
Paula Denslow
955 Woodland Street
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 383-9442; (615) 515-8616; (615) 383-1176 (fax)
Email: paula_d | at | tndisability.org
Web: http://tndisability.org/brain
A Brain Resource & Information Network for educators, families, healthcare professionals and other service providers who support students with traumatic brain injury.

Steve T. Raney, Esq. 
Attorney at Law
5350 Granny White Pike
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 587-6400; (615) 373-3468 (fax)
Email: RaneyAssociates | at | aol.com
Mr. Raney exclusively represents parents of children with disabilities in TN. He has over 18 years experience in the field of special education law (IDEA and Section 504).

Ripple Effect
Susan Shaffer
P.O. Box 193
Blaine, TN 37709
(865) 465-3367
Email: sshaffer | at | rippleeffect4parents.org
Web: http://rippleeffect4parents.org
We assist parents, grandparents, and caregivers of special need children through advocacy, equipment loans, support groups and an information hotline and website.

Holly Ruskin, Esq.
Attorney at Law
1308 Eighth Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37208
(615) 254-0202; (615) 254-3355 (fax)
Email: hollyruskin | at | comcast.net
Legal advocacy and consultation for parents and children surrounding educational issues, including mediation, due process hearings, IEP meetings, expulsion/suspension hearings.

Ryan’s Hope for Family & Friends
562 S. Center St., Suite B1
Collierville, TN 38017
(901) 861-7039
Email: angie | at | ryanshopeinc.org
Web: http://www.ryanshopeinc.org
We provide respite care, a support group, and Ryan’s Ranch that caters to special needs families please see website for details.

Scenic Land School
1130 Mountain Creek Road
Chattanooga, TN 37405
(423) 877-9711; (423) 876-0398 (fax)
Web: www.sceniclandschool.org

Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Division of Rehabilitation Services
Citizens Plaza State Office Building
400 Deadrick Street, Suite 1100
Nashville, TN 37248-6200
(615) 313-4917; (800) 628-7818; (615) 313-6601 (TTY); (800) 270-1349 (TTY)
Web: www.state.tn.us/humanserv

Sevier County Department of Special Education
Dr. John T. Enloe
Trula Lawson Center
550 Eastgate Road
Sevierville, TN 37862-4122
(865) 453-1036; (865) 453-3112 (fax)
Email: enloej1 | at | k12tn.net
Web: http://www.slc.sevier.org/
Provides special education programs and services to eligible Sevier County students and their families.

Southeastern Disability Advocacy Training Center
Jennifer R Jackson
P.O. Box 587
Chattanooga, TN 37401
(423) 544-9651; (423) 238-0186 (fax)
Email: jennifjacks5 | at | yahoo.com
Our organizations goal is to impart to parents and students the information and tools needed to become effective advocates.

Southeastern Rett Syndrome Alliance
7564 Windsong Drive
Trussville, AL 35173-1898
(205) 661-9597
Email: admin | at | serett.org
Web: http://www.serett.org
Providing a network of information and emotional support for families and caregivers of Rett Syndrome children and adults; and to increase public awareness of Rett Syndrome.

Special Kids & Families
Edna Mills
5118 Park Avenue, Ste 505
Memphis, TN 38117
(901) 683-8787
Email: lwallgren | at | specialkidsandfamilies.org
Web: http://www.specialkidsandfamilies.org
Our mission is to empower children with developmental disabilities, and their families, to maximize their potential.

Special Truths, LLC
Jonathan McCabe
2299 Hayward Lane
Spring Hill, TN 37174
(617) 710-5477
Email: Jon.McCabe70 | at | gmail.com
Web: http://specialeducationmap.com
Educational Advocate in middle Tennessee and founder of the Special Education Map website, a parent-friendly map for parents of special needs children.

Specialized Learning Center, LLC
Dr. M. Elaine Wilkins
600 South Perkins Road, Suite 5
Memphis, TN 38117
(901) 249-5422
Email: mewilkins | at | specializedlearningcenter.com
Web: http://specializedlearningcenter.com
Tutorial assistance and behavioral interventions (BCBA approved)for k-12 students diagnosed with Autism or Aspergers.

The Speech, Language & Learning Center, LLC
Terri Flynn, MS, CCC-SLP
1121 Trotwood Ave., Suite 7
Columbia, TN 38401
(931) 490-7770; (931) 490-7771 (fax)
Email: sllcenter | at | aol.com
Web: http://www.sllcenter.com
We are a private practice clinic providing speech, occupational, educational and behavior evaluations and therapy services to children and families in Middle Tennessee.

Sports 4 All Foundation
Kris Salisbury
5827 Charlotte Pike
Nashville, TN 37209
(615) 354-6454; (615) 356-5558 (fax)
Email: info | at | s4af.org
Web: http://www.s4af.org
We provide equipment and adaptive exercise and nutrition classes so that ALL abilities have opportunities to participate and live healthy lifestyles.

The STAR Center
Judy Duke
1119 Old Humboldt Rd.
Jackson, TN 38305
(731) 668-3888; (800) 464-5619 (W.TN); (731) 668-1666 (fax)
Email: information | at | starcenter.tn.org
Web: http://starcenter.tn.org
STAR Center is a technology center for persons with disabilities. Some of the services are: music & art therapy, learning lab, augmented communication & low vision services

State Department for Children and Youth in State Custody 
Tennessee Department of Children’s Services
Cordell Hull Building, 7th Floor
436 6th Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37243-1290
(615) 741-9699
Web: www.state.tn.us/youth

State Education Agency Rural Representative 
Division of Special Education
Department of Education
Andrew Johnson Tower, 5th Floor
710 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243-0380
(615) 741-2851
Web: www.state.tn.us/education/

State Mediation System 
Division of Special Education
Department of Education
Andrew Johnson Tower
710 James Robertson Parkway, 5th floor
Nashville, TN 37243-0380
(615) 741-2422
Web: http://www.state.tn.us/education/speced/index.htm

Stuttering Foundation of America 
3100 Walnut Grove Rd, Suite 603
PO Box 11749
Memphis, TN 38111-0749
(800) 992-9392; (901) 452-7343; (901) 452-3931 (fax)
Email: info | at | stutteringhelp.org
Web: http://www.stutteringhelp.org
The Foundation provides free online resources to those who stutter and their families, works towards the prevention and improved treatment of stuttering, and supports research into the causes of stuttering.

Sunshine Early Intervention
3000 N. Central Street
Knoxville, TN 37917
(865) 524-1311
Email: eikcarc | at | bellsouth.net
Sunshine Early Intervention is a home-based early intervention program for children with disabilities age birth to 3. We serve families living in Knox, Sevier, Anderson, and Union Counties.

Support and Training for Exceptional Parents, Inc. (STEP)
712 Professional Plaza
Greeneville, TN 37745
(423) 639-0125; (800) 280-7837 (English & Spanish TN only); (423) 639-8802 (TTY)
Email: information | at | tnstep.org
Web: www.tnstep.org

Tennessee Association of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists
P.O. Box 70
Spring Hill, TN 37174
(931) 487-9871
Email: wmijohn | at | aol.com
Web: www.taaslp.org

Tennessee Congress of Parents and Teachers, Inc.
1905 Acklen Avenue
Nashville, TN 37212-3788
(615) 383-9740
Email: tn_offic | at | pta.org

Tennessee Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing 
Citizens Plaza Building, 11th Floor
400 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37248-6000
(615) 313-4891; (615) 313-5695 (TTY); (800) 270-1349 (in TN)
Web: www.state.tn.us/humanserv

Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities
Cordell Hull Building, 5th Floor
425 5th Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37247
(615) 532-6615
Web: http://www.tennessee.gov/cdd/

Tennessee Cross-Abilities Network, Inc. (TN CAN)
P. O. Box 2231
Cordova, TN 38088
(901) 756-8067; (901) 755-2576 (fax)
Email: beverlycarolhart | at | msn.com
TN Cross-Abilities Network, Inc. is a statewide, not-for-profit organization for providers, advocates, families, & people with cross-abilities, coalesced to educate all about including people with differences, and fighting to protect their rights.

Tennessee Disability Information and Referral Office
John F. Kennedy Center
Peabody College of Vanderbilt University
P.O. Box 40
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 322-8529; (800) 640-4636; (800) 372-9595 (TTY)
Email: carole.moore-slater | at | vanderbilt.edu
Web: http://kc.vanderbilt.edu/tnpathfinder/

Tennessee’s Early Intervention System
Office of Early Childhood Programs
Division of Special Education
Department of Education
Andrew Johnson Tower, 5th Floor
710 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243-0380
(800) 852-7157
Email: cmayer | at | tntech.edu
Web: http://www.state.tn.us/education/speced/TEIS/
This program is the single point of entry for IDEA Part C eligible children in Tennessee. There are nine district offices located across the state.

Tennessee Grands
Brenda LeQuire
101 McGhee Road
Greenback, TN 37742
(865) 705-7174; (865) 856-5725 (fax)
Email: Nannasbabe | at | aol.com
Web: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/TennesseeG
Our group provides Links, Information on Tn. Laws for children and grandparents, court cases and lots of information to help kinship caregivers of children

Tennessee Respite Network
1315 8th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 269-7855; (800) 269-7855
Email: dcarter | at | tnvoices.org
Web: www.tnvoices.org

Tennessee Technology Access Project
Citizens Plaza State Office Building, 11th Floor
400 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37248
(615) 532-3122; (615) 741-4566 (TTY); (800) 732-5059 (Toll-free in TN only)
Email: kevin.r.wright | at | state.tn.us
Web: http://www.state.tn.us/humanserv/ttap_index.htm

Tennessee Voices for Children
1315 8th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 269-7751; (800) 670-9982
Email: TVC | at | TNVoices.org
Web: www.tnvoices.org

Trainings and Workshops
Vicky Pitner
116 Wilson Pike Circle, Suite 108
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 585-1188
Email: trainingsandworkshops | at | comcast.net
Web: http://trainingsandworkshops.com
Providing DIR/Floortime services for children 18 months to four years with sensory processing disorder and autism. Individual recreation therapy for all ages.

United Cerebral Palsy of the Mid South, Inc.
4189 Leroy Avenue
Memphis, TN 38108
(901) 761-4277
Email: dreid | at | ucpmemphis.org
Web: www.ucpmemphis.org

Untapped Brilliance 
Tresie Wallace
4128 Hilldale
Memphis, TN 38117
(901) 270-9225; (901) 291-3072; (901) 683-7111 (fax)
Email: tresie | at | untappedbrilliance.com
Web: http://www.untappedbrilliance.com
Specialized tutoring service that specializes in remediation of learning disabilities. All teachers are special education certified. We also offer OT, PT, ABA/Behavioral therapy, and Speech services as well as parent advocacy.

Rachel C. Welty, Esq.
Attorney at law
306 Gay St., Suite G3
Nashville, TN 37201
(615) 356-4500; (615) 356-0040 (fax)
Email: rachel | at | rweltylaw.com
Web: http://rweltylaw.com
From IDEA claims to disciplinary hearings let this special education law attorney advocate for your child’s education.

Yoga for All Ages
Lori Galbraith
10800 Hwy 11
Lenoir City, TN 37772
(865) 986-9642
Email: info | at | yogaforallages.com
Web: http://www.yogaforallages.com
Certified Yoga Teacher specializing in working with children with special needs improving strength, flexibility, balance and decreasing stress. Also teach swimming & aquatic therapeutic exercises.