Local Resources

Tennessee Early Intervention System (TEIS)-birth to age 3

Tennessee's Early Intervention System is a voluntary educational program for families with children birth through age two with disabilities or developmental delays.

Therapeutic Recreation

The Therapeutic Recreation Division of the Chattanooga YFD Department seeks to provide leisure and recreation opportunities for citizens of all abilities. 

Orange Grove Family Support Program​

The Family Support Program is a statewide grant program funded by the Tennessee Department of Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities (DIDD). 

Down Syndrome Clinic at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital in Nashville

Provides comprehensive medical care and professional services to children with Down syndrome.

Siskin Childrens Institute

Located in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Siskin Children's Institute achieves its mission through education, pediatric healthcare services, home & community-based programs and outreach services in the field of developmental disabilities. 

Trousdale School

Trousdale School serves high functioning adults with intellectual disabilities, providing academics and life skills for the purpose of learning independence.


LifeLine’s three basic purposes are to provide support, education, and resources to families affected by a chronic or temporary, medical or educational, physical or mental disability. 

Tennessee Disability Pathfinder

Pathfinder helps families and agencies find useful disability services and resources in Tennessee.