The Williamson Advocate  September 2021
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Fundraising Luncheon
Monday, November 8
11:30 a.m.
Temple Hills Country Club
 
Festival of Trees
Viewing Party
Thursday, December 2
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Holiday Inn-Vanderbilt
TENNESSEE
DISABILITY
PATHFINDER
Tennessee Disability Pathfinder is launching its updated website design, with a more accessible URL–TNPathfinder.org–and plenty of interactive features to make finding resources, service providers, and community events easier for individuals with disabilities and their families. New features of the Pathfinder website make their database of more than 3,500 agency resources across Tennessee more accessible and searching for information has been made more customizable. CLICK HERE
The Arc Membership
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The Arc Williamson County
129 West Fowlkes Street,
Suite 143
Franklin, TN 37064
Phone (615) 790-5815
Fax (615) 790-5891
E-mail: sbbarc@thearcwc.org
                 
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FAMILY SUPPORT PROGRAM 
In 1992, the Tennessee General Assembly passed legislation establishing a statewide Family Support Program. Statewide funding for this program is determined by our state legislators on a yearly basis. The program is administered by the State of Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and managed in Williamson County by The Arc Williamson County. The program is designed to assist individuals with developmental or severe disabilities and their families to remain together in their homes and communities by providing financial assistance and community resource information.  You may not receive Family Support if you receive services through TennCare Choices; TennCare ECF Waiver; the DIDD Statewide, Self-Determination or CAC Waiver; or the Katie Beckett Waiver. Services provided include but are not limited to reimbursement for day care, respite care, specialized supplies, home and vehicle modifications, and equipment. 
 
The Arc Williamson County accepts applications for Family Support at any time throughout the year.  In order to be considered by the Family Support Local Council in the first round each year the application plus any needed proofs needed to be received by March 31and those that are received after that time may be placed on the waiting list if all funds are allocated.  
 
The 2021-2022 Intake/Application Form and our handbook can be found on our website at www.thearcwc.org or by contacting Sharon at 615-790-5815, ext. 3.  
 
If you live outside of Williamson County you can call 615-532-6552 to find out what agency administers the Family Support Program in your area.  
Laptop image with workshop title on screen - Basic Rights: Training on IDEA
September 9, 2021 - 9:00am      Online via ZOOM
This workshop is designed for all parents, caregivers, and professionals of children in special education or that might need special education. Gain a working knowledge of special education laws, including your role in the development of an appropriate education program (IEP) and how to be an effective partner with the school team in the process.
  • Eligibility
  • Evaluations
  • Time Lines
  • IEP Development
  • Related Services
  • Preparing for an IEP Meeting
  • Rights as a Parent
  • How to use the STEP Parent Manual
Date:  Thursday, September 9, 2021
Time:  9:00 am – 12:00 pm CT (10:00 am – 1:00 pm ET)
Click here to register
 
 
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The Arc Williamson County  •  129 West Fowlkes Street, Suite 143  •  Franklin, TN 37064

http://www.thearcwc.org

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