Local Resources

Support and Training for Exceptional Parents (STEP)

Free information, advocacy training, and support  services to families of children who are eligible for special education services under IDEA

www.tnstep.org

 

Tennessee Early Intervention System (TEIS)

Intervention and educational programs for children from birth to three years of age with disabilities or developmental delays

www.tennessee.gov/education/teis

 

Tennessee Department of Education, Division of Special Education

Provides information and resources for children ages 3 through 21 who qualify for special education services through the public schools

www.tennessee.gov/education/speced

Davidson County Schools

www.mnps.org

Franklin Special School District

www.fssd.org

Williamson County Schools

www.wcs.edu

 

Academic Evaluations and Support

Learning Lab, Brentwood

Provides comprehensive psycho-educational evaluations, tutoring, and more

www.mylearnlab.com

 

Currey Ingram Academy Diagnostic Center

Provides comprehensive psycho-educational evaluations

www.curreyingram.org/podium/default.aspx?t=29642

 

Huntington Learning Center, Brentwood

Provides academic support and tutoring

http://brentwood.huntingtonlearning.com

 

Autism Resources

Autism Society of Middle Tennessee (ASMT)

Information, resources, support groups, and advocacy for people living with Autism

www.autismmidtenn.org

 

Visions Autism Center

Provides support services for children with Autism

www.visionsautismcenter.com

 

Vanderbilt Autism Clinic

A helpline to direct you to resources and research opportunities at Vanderbilt

http://kc.vanderbilt.edu/triad/vanderbiltautismclinic

 

The Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD)

http://kc.vanderbilt.edu/triad

 

TRIAD’s Family First Program

Monthly workshop series for parents of children ages 2-5 diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder

http://kc.vanderbilt.edu/triad/services/page.aspx?id=822

 

Behavior Management

Regional Intervention Program (RIP)

Training and support for families of children with challenging behavior

www.ripnetwork.org

 

Vanderbilt Junior League for Parenting Young Children

Support for families of children ages 7 and younger with challenging behavior

http://www.vanderbiltchildrens.org/interior.php?mid=3740