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The Tennessee Disability Coalition is an alliance of organizations and individuals joined to promote the full and equal participation of people...

The Tennessee Disability Coalition is an alliance of organizations and individuals joined to promote the full and equal participation of people...

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The central purpose of the Coalition is to advocate for public policies that promote equal opportunity, economic self-sufficiency, and independent...

Constituent with Rep Haile

"When dozens or even hundreds of people gather for a common cause, those who create our laws have no choice but to pay...

Brain Injury Awareness

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A brain injury can happen anytime, anywhere, to anyone – a brain injury does not discriminate. In fact, 2.4 million Americans sustain a brain injury each year. Early and equal access to care for all is essential. 

Read Paula Denslow's quote about education parents, coaches and students about the new TN Youth Sports Concussion Law at: http://publicnewsservice.org/2014-03-21/disabilities/youth-sports-concus...

Governor Haslam's Budget FY 2014-15

Governor Haslam Speaks at State of the State 2014
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On February 3rd, 2014 Governor Bill Haslam presented his State of the State Address before a Joint Convention of the Tennessee General Assembly.

The biggest news in the headlines this morning was about Governor Haslam's "Tennessee Promise" that every Tennessee student will be able to attend two years of community college or technical school "absolutely free."

WADA: ADA Live!

ADA Live! WADA
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ADA Live! is a free monthly radio show broadcast nationally on the Internet at: http://adalive.org/ Ask questions and learn about your rights and responsibilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Leaders in the field will share their knowledge, experience and successful strategies that increase the participation of persons with disabilities in communities and businesses.

Disability Day on the Hill 2014

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Thank you to all of the families, self-advocates and Disability Organizations who came to Disability Day on the Hill at Legislative Plaza on January 29th, 2014! We had a great time meeting with you and hearing about your meetings with your state legislators!

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Tennessee Disability Coalition

The Coalition is an alliance of organizations and individuals who have joined to promote the full and equal participation of men, women and children with disabilities in all aspects of life. We work together to advocate for public policy that ensures self-determination, independence, empowerment, and inclusion for people with disabilities in areas such as accessibility, education, healthcare, housing, and voting rights.

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Tennessee Disability Coalition
955 Woodland Street
Nashville, TN 37206

Nashville: (615) 383-9442Toll-free: (888) 643-7811Email: coalition@tndisability.org