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  • Title: The Arc of Tennessee
    Descriptive info: .. Skip to Content.. Low Graphics.. High Contrast.. View Graphics.. The Arc of Tennessee.. Home Page.. Access Keys.. Contact Us.. Privacy Policy.. Staff Info.. go.. About Us.. Board Governance.. Staff Directory.. Membership Chapters.. Public Policy.. Brochures.. Events Calendar.. Awards Program.. The Waiting List.. Self-advocacy.. Rewards of Giving.. Please Note:.. The Arc Davidson County,.. not The Arc Tennessee, administers the clothing pick up service.. If you wish to donate clothing or household goods, please call (615) 248-4112.. !!THE LATEST NEWS YOU CAN USE!!.. The Arc is the nation s largest and leading organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their families with a 60 year history of promoting and protecting the rights of people with I/DD and providing them the opportunity to live full, satisfying and self-determined lives as valued and contributing members of their communities.. Si tiene un niño o miembro de la familia con una incapacidad intelectual o de desarrollo, puede contactuar Pathfinder a: 615-875-5083 para recibir más información sobre recursos y servicios.. April is Autism Awareness Month.. The Arc has been supporting individuals with autism for more than sixty years.. For more information about autism and related resources, visit The Arc s Autism Now website:.. http://autismnow.. org/.. Down Syndrome Community Education Series: Healthy People With Down Syndrome: The Goal of Vanderbilt s Down Syndrome Clinic.. Date: April 30, 2013.. Time: 6:30PM to 8:00PM.. Location: Room 241, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center/One Magnolia Circle Building.. For details and to register to attend click.. HERE.. The Hearts Take Flight Pull-a-Plane Challenge fundraiser benefiting The Arc Tennessee and Sports 4 All held March 23rd was a success! To see the highlights in pictures click.. Watch The Arc TN in action in the video below.. Join us for the 2013 Tennessee Disability MegaConference! Registration now open! For all information go to:.. http://www.. tndisabilitymegaconference.. org..  ...   another one.. To help, a van fund has been set up at Regions Bank for people wishing to make donations.. If you would like to help, please mail your check to the address below.. If a check is mailed, please put attention Beverly or Betsy on the outside of the envelope.. Donna Lankford Van Fund.. Regions Bank.. 1717 East Stone Drive.. Kingsport, TN 37660.. Tennessee Students With Intellectual Disabilities Talk About Life at College - In the new video.. I'm Thinking College, Even With My Disability.. , students with intellectual disabilities enrolled in a postsecondary education program in Tennessee talk about their experiences at college and highlight the need for more such programs.. Postsecondary education gives students an opportunity to explore interests, make friends, and gain the skills and knowledge they need to secure meaningful employment and become more independent.. The video was developed by the Tennessee Alliance for Postsecondary Opportunities for Students With Intellectual Disabilities and produced by the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center.. Next Steps at Vanderbilt is accepting applications for their Summer Institute.. Click.. for details.. Dr.. Jon Webb, clinical psychologist at East TN State University and parent of a child with Down syndrome, is conducting a.. Coping in Parents of Children.. with Disabilities survey.. Like us on.. This project is funded under an agreement with the State of Tennessee.. stop spam.. Help for Families.. Marketplace.. The Arc Connection.. The Legislative Monitor.. Secondary Transition.. Advocacy Awareness.. Support Brokerage.. Class Member Advocacy.. People Talking to People.. The Arc of the United States.. Disability MegaConference.. Other Related Disability Links.. Join Our Email List.. Join.. Donate Your Vehicle.. 151 Athens Way, Suite 100.. Nashville, TN 37228.. Phone: (615) 248-5878.. Toll Free: (800) 835-7077.. Fax: (615) 248-5879.. Copyright 2011 - The Arc of Tennessee - All Rights Reserved.. This website has been certified Section 508 compliant by..

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  • Title: Access Keys & Accessibility
    Descriptive info: Accessibility.. An access key allows any visitor to use a keyboard shortcut to easily skip through the main navigation menu and jump directly to website content.. This can be helpful to users who make use of a screen reader to read the content out loud.. *.. How an access key is activated typically depends on the browser; Windows users usually hold the Alt key down while pressing the letter or number defined in the access key listing (see below), while Macintosh users hold down the Control key rather than the Alt key.. Access keys change the keyboard focus so once a visitor has selected their access key, they should then press the Enter key to immediately follow that link.. For example, if a visitor presses Alt-S (Windows) or Control-S (Macintosh) at any time on any page, the keyboard focus will move immediately to the.. link at the top of each page.. The  ...   E.. vent Calendar.. [F].. = Sta.. f.. f Directory.. [G].. = Rewards of.. G.. iving.. [H].. H.. ome Page.. [I].. = Award Categor.. i.. es.. [J].. = Support Brokerage.. [K].. = Access.. K.. eys (You are currently here).. [L].. L.. egislative Monitor.. [M].. M.. embership.. [N].. = The Arc Connectio.. n.. [O].. = The Missi.. o.. [P].. = Local Cha.. p.. ters.. [Q].. = Class Member Advocacy.. [R].. = My Pe.. r.. sonal Story.. [S].. S.. kip to the first word in the main content area.. [T].. = Secondary.. T.. ransition.. [U].. = Statements Broch.. u.. res.. [V].. = Pri.. v.. acy Policy.. [W].. = The.. W.. aiting List.. [X].. = Staff Info.. [Y].. = Our Histor.. y.. [Z].. = Donate Now.. [0].. = The Arc of the United States.. [1].. = Disability MegaConference.. [2].. = The Arc Link.. [3].. = Other Related Disability Links.. * W3C Guideline Reference:.. WAI Checkpoint 9.. 5..

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  • Title: Contact Us
    Descriptive info: Our main office is located in MetroCenter, Nashville.. Phone: (615) 248-5878.. Email:.. info@thearctn.. Interstate directions to The Arc of Tennessee:.. Traveling.. I-40W.. from Nashville, Cookeville, or Knoxville.. - Exit [#213B; I-24W; I-40W - Nashville].. - Exit [I-65S; I-40W - Huntsville/Memphis].. - Exit [#210A; I-65N; I-40W - Louisville/Memphis].. - Exit [I-65 - North Louisville].. - Exit [#85; 41A; 8th Ave; Rosa L.. Parks Blvd] Turn Left.. - Turn right onto Athens Way.. - Building will be on the right, 151 Athens Way, Suite 100.. I-24W.. from Murfreesboro or Chattanooga.. - Exit [#52A;  ...   - Louisville].. Parks Blvd] Turn left.. I-40E.. from Bellevue, Paris, or Memphis.. - Exit [#208B; I-65N - Louisville].. I-24E.. from Clarksville.. - Exit [#44A; I-65S; I-24E - Nashville].. - Exit [#86; I-65S; I-40W - Huntsville/Memphis].. Parks Blvd.. - Veer right onto Rosa L.. Parks Blvd.. go to the third stop light.. I-65S.. from Springfield, White House, or Goodlettsville.. - Exit [#88A; I-65S; I-24E - Nashville].. Parks Blvd].. go to the third stoplight.. I-65N.. from Brentwood, Franklin, or Lewisburg.. - Exit [I-65N; I-40W - Louisville/Memphis].. - Exit [I-65N Louisville].. ] Turn left..

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  • Title: Privacy Policy
    Descriptive info: This privacy statement contains the following sections:.. Policy Statement.. User Information Collected.. Public Disclosure.. Cookies.. Security Disclaimer.. Contact Information.. Policy Statement.. The Arc of Tennessee (the Arc) recognizes that any personal information that we collect via our website should be used only for the purpose for which it was collected.. Except as authorized by federal state law, such information will not be disclosed to any other persons or organizations.. Therefore, it is the policy of the Arc that any personal information collected by the Arc via its website shall be subject to the following principles:.. Electronic information.. : information collected and held electronically shall be afforded the same protection as non-electronic information;.. Collection of personal information.. : the collection of personal information shall be limited to consistent with the requirements of any Arc program or activity;.. Use of personal information.. : individuals shall be informed as to why information is being collected how it will be used;.. Disclosure of personal information.. : disclosure of information shall be limited to the purpose for which it was collected unless otherwise authorized by law;.. Access to personal information.. : individuals shall be allowed a reasonable opportunity to obtain access to their personal information ensure that it is correct; and.. Security precautions.. : reasonable precautions shall be taken to ensure the security of personal information.. User Information Collected.. Automatic Information Collected:.. The following information is collected stored automatically from all users accessing the the Arc website:.. The Internet domain (for example, xcompany.. com if you use a private Internet access account, or yourschool.. edu if you connect from a university's domain) and Internet Protocol (IP) address from which you access our site;.. The type of hardware, browser, and operating system used to access our site;.. The date and time you access our site;.. The number of bytes of data transmitted during your visit to our site;.. Transaction and routing information to and from your computer;.. The pages you visit; and.. If you linked to our site from another website, the address of that website (URL).. This information is used to assess what information is of most interest to users for routine system enhancements.. Personal Information Collected:.. Unless you choose to do so (e.. g.. sending an  ...   once you provide it and it may be subject to public inspection, distribution, and/or copying if not protected by federal or state law.. Public Disclosure.. The Arc does not disclose any personal information except when: permission has been granted by the individual; where the information is considered public information under Tennessee state law and is not otherwise protected from disclosure by applicable State or federal laws; or, we are required to do so by law, subpoena, court order or legal process.. Cookies.. The Arc applications and web pages may use cookies, scripts, or programs called applets to store information.. Cookies are text files stored on your computer to enhance the usability of a particular website.. They can tell a website if you have visited before and can pass bytes of information from the website back to itself the next time that you visit.. Any information, including personal information, which you choose to provide at a site may be stored in a cookie.. Your web browser can be configured to refuse cookies or to notify you when a website attempts to send you a cookie.. Cookie files can also be found and deleted from your computer's hard drive.. Security.. The Arc has instituted security measures to protect the information and systems that we maintain.. These measures are designed to ensure that this service remains available to all users by blocking unauthorized access to our systems and preventing corruption of data.. All of our security measures are designed to provide reasonable protection of any personal information in our possession.. Disclaimer.. While the Arc's website is intended to provide current accurate information, neither the Arc nor any of its employees, contractors, and/or officers can warranty the information contained on this site and shall not be held liable for any losses caused by the reliance of information provided.. Relying on information contained on this website is done at the user's own risk.. Arc websites may contain links to or data from other non-Arc websites.. When linking to another site, this Arc Privacy Policy no longer applies.. The Arc does not endorse any products or services linked from or supplied to this site.. Contact Information.. Additional questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy should be directed to:..

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  • Title: Staff Information Services
    Descriptive info: Staff Information Services.. Below, you will find the information tools you need to manage system resources and website content.. This section of the website is intended for use by employees authorized users of the The Arc of Tennessee.. Outlook Web Access:.. Outlook Web Access allows you to see your email, calendar and contacts from any Internet connection.. It is securely available to employees of The Arc of Tennessee.. To log into your online email account, please click on the following link:.. Outlook Web Access Log On.. The Arc of Tennessee Resource Center (ATRC):.. The Arc of Tennessee Resource Center, or ATRC, is a one stop shop for authorized users to manage their Support Brokerage responsibilities and take control certain parts of the website.. Here, support brokers and case managers will find everything they need to administer referrals and active participants.. In addition, authorized employees of The Arc of Tennessee can use the system to print invoices, publish stories to the website, and much more.. To log into the ATRC, please click on the following link:.. The Arc of Tennessee Resource Center (ATRC).. Case Manager Registration Form:.. If you are a case manager, authorized by the state of Tennessee, and you need to submit a referral to The Arc of Tennessee for support brokerage services assignment, then it is important that you register  ...   and automatically feed that news to RSS subscribers.. The scrolling news feed is integrated into the site's graphical theme so that visitors have access to Arc-posted headlines events without requiring them to subscribe to the feed.. To manage your Arc syndicated news please click on the following link:.. Syndicated News Administration Console.. Reports Metrics:.. Measuring and analyzing how your Internet presence benefits your organization is an important, and often overlooked, part of maintaining a website.. Here you have a methodology for analyzing site traffic, guest conversions, unique visitors, and other general website information including browser utilization, broken link summary reports, visitor geography, etc.. Please click on the following link to view your website dashboard:.. Website Reports Dashboard.. Internal Search:.. Internal search is an excellent tool for new recurring visitors alike because it can target content that has not been harvested or indexed by any of the major external search engines (e.. Yahoo, Google, and MSN).. All standard internal website search options have been implemented, along with advanced features like word or phrase auto-completion, spelling suggestions, Adobe Acrobat Microsoft Word support, search depth control, Boolean search patterns, and a sophisticated administration interface allowing secure, granular control over the search results that you present to your users.. To manage your website's internal search engine, please click on the following link:.. Search Engine Administration Console..

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  • Title: About Us - Mission
    Descriptive info: Who is The ArcTennessee?.. The Arc Tennessee is a grassroots, non-profit, statewide organization on intellectual developmental disabilities.. It was founded in 1952 and is affiliated with The Arc United States.. The Arc Tennessee is also a membership organization composed of people with intellectual, developmental and other disabilities, their parents, friends, and the professionals who assist them in reaching their goals.. The Arc Tennessee values diversity and does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, religion, age, geographic location, sexual orientation, gender, level of disability or Limited English Proficiency.. Our Mission.. The Arc  ...   of members and chapters, we support and empower individuals and families; connect and inform individuals and families; improve support and service systems; influence public policy; increase public awareness; and inspire inclusive communities.. Our Values.. Integrity.. Respect.. Courage.. Justice.. Our History.. The Arc Tennessee (current name) was first organized in July 1952 when sixty-five parents met in Nashville, Tennessee at George Peabody College.. Bylaws were adopted and on December 19, 1952 the association was chartered as a non-profit corporation under Tennessee Law.. Read more about our long history written by Pat Butler.. here..

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  • Title: Board and Governance
    Descriptive info: Board and Governance.. Board of Directors.. Officers.. President.. holly lu conant rees.. holly lu conant rees of Nashville is an education advocate for The Arc of Davidson County.. She chairs the Disability Coalition on Education; is member and past chair of the Family Advisory Council for the Vanderbilt Children's Hospital.. She is co-founder of SPAN-TN; and board member of the national Mothers from Hell 2.. She is married to John and has one son named Samuel who owns his own lawn care business.. Vice President, Planning/Rules Committee Chair.. John Lewis.. John Lewis of Nashville chairs the Planning and Rules Committee.. He is retired from the State of Tennessee.. He previously worked for the Division of Intellectual Disabilities Services and TennCare.. He is Treasurer, Guardianship and Trust Corporation and former Treasurer/Board Member Mid-TN Supported Living.. Secretary.. Lorri Mabry.. Lorri Mabry of Antioch and graduate from MTSU is a pro-active self-advocate who has been on the board of directors for one year.. She serves on several committees and is a graduate of Partners in Policymaking.. Treasurer, Budget/Finance Committee Chair.. John Shouse.. John and his wife Janet are parents to three children, including their teenage son Evan, who has autism.. John has a strong background in leadership, community development, and team building with local, state, and national nonprofit organizations.. John served as  ...   Crossville.. She is married to Randy and has two sons, Michael and Scott, who have multiple disabilities.. Region 1 - East TN Regional Representative.. Donna Lankford.. , Kingsport.. Region 2 - Middle TN Regional Representative.. Joanie Crowley.. , Nashville.. Region 3 - West TN Regional Representative.. Keith Greenwald.. , Memphis.. Committee Chairs.. Carol Greenwald.. , Memphis,.. Development.. Doria Panvini.. , Nashville,.. Sharon Bottorff.. , Franklin,.. Membership.. Francisca Guzman.. Public Awareness and Awards.. Ron Butler.. Advocacy & Education.. Board Members.. Malessa Fleenor.. , Gray.. Merry Jensen.. , Memphis.. Elise McMillan.. , Nashville.. Elizabeth Montgomery.. , Crossville.. Omegbhai Uriri.. , Antioch.. Megan Hart.. Chris Cheek.. , Madisonville.. Merle Smith.. Maggie Masimore.. , Brentwood.. Mike Campbell.. , Lebanon.. Katie Powers.. , Dickson.. Jan Ryan.. , Oak Ridge.. Mary Jordan.. , Johnson City.. Laura Compton.. , Chattanooga.. Tina Swanson.. , Brentwood.. Governance Business Documents.. Click links below to view documents:.. Constitution and Bylaws.. 2011-12 Annual Report.. Form 990 - 2011.. Position Statements.. Position statements can be found at.. The Arc United States.. The Arc Tennessee has a longstanding commitment to inclusive education.. We actively support the efforts of Tennessee school districts to shift toward a more inclusive model of education to better serve Tennessee s students with disabilities.. Read more about The Arc TN s position statement on school district special education cuts..

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  • Title: Staff Directory
    Descriptive info: Key Staff Directory.. Executive Director.. Carrie Hobbs Guiden.. Assistant Executive Director.. Steve Jacobs.. Membership, Chapter and Communications Manager.. Peggy Cooper.. Business Manager.. Nicole Davidson.. Office Manager.. Lori Israel.. Administrative Assistant.. Scott Finney.. Class Member Advocacy Services Director.. Patricia Edmiston.. Class Member Advocacy Services Assistant.. Marlena Buford.. People Talking to People Project Director.. Frank Meeuwis.. People Talking to People Project Assistant.. Valerie Jephson.. Project Specialist.. Jenny Kimbrough.. Loria Richardson.. Treva Maitland.. CHOICES Support Brokerage Project Director.. Shani Abell.. CHOICES Support Brokerage Project Assistant.. Tammy Pulley..

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  • Title: Membership and Local Chapters
    Descriptive info: Membership and Local Chapters.. How Can I Become a Member?.. Check the.. Local Chapters.. page to see if there is a local chapter in your area.. If there is, contact the number of the director or president of that group.. If there is not, you can become a member at-large.. Our membership application is included in our brochure that can be found.. Simply print if off and mail in with your dues.. What are some of the benefits of Membership?.. Automatic membership in local chapter (where available), The Arc Tennessee and The Arc United States..  ...   preferred rates for some insurances through affinity partners with The Arc United States.. Advocacy, information and referral services.. Connect with other families.. Participate in committees, taskforces, events and conferences.. Discounts for conferences and webinars.. All membership dues and contributions make it possible for The Arc Tennessee to provide information, advocacy and support to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.. Membership Categories:.. Individual.. : $20.. 00.. Self-advocate.. : $5.. Agency.. : $100.. Please Note: Your annual membership dues and any other contributions are tax deductible as allowed by law.. page for Chapter Services..

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